South West Growth Service, the management consultancy that is helping businesses across the South West Counties, is expanding with the arrival of new Director, Phil Johnston.
Founder Katharine Bourke, commented “We are really delighted to have Phil on board. He has exactly the skills we are looking for to further add value to our clients and his exceptional experience will be invaluable for our continued growth”.
A brand, sales and marketing specialist, Phil Johnston is a highly experienced consultant with over 25 years senior level experience at a variety of organisations, including GlaxoSmithKline and The Met Office. In 2011 Phil started Spring South West, providing high quality consultancy support to businesses in all sectors including healthcare, engineering and scientific, IT, marketing, education, manufacturing, hospitality, retail, and professional services. In 2015 alone Spring South West added £12M in year revenue growth and 60 new jobs to coached businesses.
Phil Johnston commented "I am delighted to join South West Growth Service and am really looking forward to helping even more SW businesses achieve their business potential. The South West business community has many great and diverse brands all looking to grow and succeed in an increasingly fast changing and demanding market. Opportunities exist for sure but connecting and getting it right first time is more critical than ever before.
South West Growth Service launched in May 2016 and in addition to supporting multiple organisations has already attracted a clutch of partners in diverse sectors, extending the range of services it can offer.