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Paul Anthony Beaumont (Everyone calls me "PAB")

West Yorkshire

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West Yorkshire

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About Paul Anthony

Non Executive Director, Consultant, Advisor / Mentor

Highly accomplished ‘C-Level’ Executive with 35 years’ experience in the IT sector (Hardware, Software, Services, Telecoms) including 30+ years as MD, CEO in SME to blue chip companies in B2B, B2C, direct and indirect. 32+ years’ experience of running complex Global P&L’s including R&D, Manufacturing, Professional Services and Support. Initial background as a high performing Sales Executive, Sales Manager and Sales Director – “passionate about sales and marketing and customer satisfaction”. Proven problem-solver and start-up, turnaround and hyper-growth specialist with a successful track record of introducing measures to increase profitability, long-term growth and stakeholder value. Immense global experience gained in UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and the Americas.

Now providing consultancy services to SME’s across a wide range of markets and sectors who are facing difficult / turnaround issues or looking to grow or internationalise their business / prepare for a sale or exit. I am a certified MD / CEO coach and mentor for the Leeds LEP Strategic High Growth programme and the Investment Readiness programme, coaching MD's, CEO's and owner managers across all sectors and markets. I presently hold two NED roles and am a Director of a National Not for Profit organisation majority funded by the Arts Council. Extremely interested in Non-Exec Director roles anywhere in the UK / EMEA and also Interim and Consultancy roles in the UK, EMEA and particularly the UAE.

Paul Anthony's Career History


Managing Partner

August 2014 - Ongoing

Management Consultancy providing advice and assistance to businesses operating across a wide range of markets and geographies. Specialising in start-ups, turnarounds, high / hyper growth and preparation for sale / exit. I mentor / coach MD's and CEO's for Local Enterprise Partnerships ("LEP's") in the North of England. I presently hold two Non-Exec Directorships and am a trustee / director of a National not for profit organisation majority funded by the Arts Council England ("ACE").

ConsultPB - "Increasing Stakeholder Value".

Salford Software Ltd

CEO (& Chairman fromJune 2013)

October 2011 - August 2014

FST Technologies Limited

Managing Director

December 2008 - October 2011

The Broadband Computer Company Ltd

Co-Founder & CEO

October 2006 - December 2008

Inclarity Plc.

Chief Operating Officer (Contract)

January 2005 - October 2006

Protek Gropup

Group Chief Executive Officer - CEO

January 2001 - December 2004

ADC Telecommunications

Vice President & Managing Director, Rest Of World

January 1999 - December 2001

Motorola (Internet & Networking Group)

Vice President & Managing Director, Europe, Middle East & Africa

January 1997 - December 1999

Gandalf Digital Technologies

UK Sales Director, UK Managing Director, European Managing Director, President - Worldwide Sales, Marketing & Services

January 1990 - December 1996

Atlantic Networks / CASE Communications

Salesman / Sales Director

January 1983 - December 1990


Garrick Bruce


Paul has one of the most incredible and fascinating career backgrounds, his experience has shown him just about every aspect of starting, running and scaling multiple businesses, operating internationally and having built incredible organisations through his hard work. Paul is highly recommended for board advisor / NED positions.

Dean Wood


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