UK Sales Executive -

  • Reading business studies and horticulture in the Netherlands
  • Moved to the UK in 1975
  • Developed and managed a new garden centre in Surrey (now a Squires  - West Horsley)
  • Bought, set up and managed new garden centre near Guilford (Clandon Park G.C.)
  • Founder of the HART buying group in 1993 (peaking at nearly 300 member garden centres)
  • In 1995 launched the first electronic loyalty scheme in the garden centre sector "The Garden Card"
  • Chairman of the European buying and marketing group SESACO for 5 years (France, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, UK and Ireland)
  • 2008 - Founded the QV Marketing Company, now Garden Connect UK
  • 2013 - Linked up with NedFox to launch the NedFox services in the UK
  • Free-lance consultant on "Customer Retention"

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