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Les Murray


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About Les

A wise and insightful Chairman / Managing Director who applies leadership, strategic, and operational restructuring skills to deliver results. Quick to comprehend a business and how it works by using advanced business insight. Remains proactive across different operating cultures, geographies, and business functions to achieve sustainable outcomes.
➢ Often headhunted to improve an organisation’s business performance
➢ An inspirational Business Growth Director who has partnered clients at FTSE 250 board level for 30 years
➢ Combines rigour with pace when faced with challenging circumstances
➢ Fully experienced advising on, and shaping, governance structures spanning main and subsidiary Boards

Les's Career History

My New Smile Group


October 2022 - Ongoing

My New Smile Group aspires to become the pre-eminent provider of dentistry and cosmetic treatments centred in the North-West of England to give people more confidence with a visually attractive smile
• Preparing business plan and designing successful fund raises
• Chairing Board meetings and appointing advisors

20-20 Management


July 2014 - Ongoing



April 2017 - October 2019


Non-Executive Chairman

May 2015 - November 2017

Collinson Grant


April 2005 - July 2014

Littlewoods Index

New Business Director

November 2002 - April 2005



May 1996 - October 2002

PDP International

Managing Consultant

April 1992 - April 1996

Moss Bros Plc

Marketing Director

February 1990 - April 1992

Management Horizons

Associate Director

June 1984 - February 1990

Christian Salvesen

Business Analyst

June 1981 - May 1984


Lyn Rees


Les has extensive c suite experience and is a strong coach and strategic thinker. With a breadth of stakeholder and market environments under his belt he is quick to get up to speed with business dynamics and needs. He is extremely hands on and delivery focussed and has the ability to support both long term value creation and short term problem solving.

Victoria Sylvester



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