John Hooper (NAB), Andy Hart (Shop Direct), Derek Soper (IAA-Advisory) and Marie-Christine Ducholet (SGEF) will meet the Leasing Foundation Future Leaders in what we call the Crucible – a frank and honest exploration of leadership.
These closed sessions are unscripted and will allow the Future Leaders to explore leadership through open, authentic, meaningful and challenging dialogue.
John Hooper, 28 March 11.30-1.00 at DWF, London PDF
Andy Hart, 23 May 2.00-3.30 at CHP Consulting, London PDF
Derek Soper, 4 June 2.00-3.30 at Grant Thornton, London
Marie-Christine Ducholet, 2 October at SGEF, Paris
Sponsored by Société Générale Equipment Finance, NetApp Capital Solutions, Bibby Financial Services, CHP Consulting, CAT Financial, CIT, DWF, Grant Thornton, ING, Shoosmiths.
[nzs_heading heading=”5″] Andy Hart [/nzs_heading]
ANDY HART is CEO, Financial Services for Shop Direct. He joined the business in June 2013 from the RBS Group, where he was the managing director of Lombard and a member of the RBS/NatWest Business & Commercial Banking board. Andy has spent more than 20 years in the financial sector and has experience across consumer, small, medium and large blue chip companies in the UK and off shore, with both RBS and Barclays. With £1.7bn in annual sales, Shop Direct is proud to be the UK and Ireland’s leading multi-brand digital retailer, delivering 46 million products every year to five million active customers. Shop Direct has been around for more than 80 years and, as one of the UK’s largest non-bank consumer lenders, prides itself on making good things easily accessible to more people. Each of Shop Direct’s digital department stores is a household name brand in its own right – from newer brands, Very.co.uk, isme.com and Woolworths.co.uk right through to well-loved heritage brands, Littlewoods.com and KandCo.com. More than 80% of Shop Direct’s sales are now online, with over a third of those from mobile devices. The group’s websites receive an average of 880,000 visits every day.