Anthony Simpson

Anthony Simpson

Head of Customer Success & Business Development at Allied Vehicles Ltd
Lives in Glasgow, United Kingdom
over 6 months ago

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Highly accomplished and versatile Senior Experience Manager with a consistent record of Sales and Customer Success achievements, designing and driving key initiatives impacting sales, customer satisfaction, brand awareness, and profitability; identifying opportunities and translating strategic objectives into operational delivery.

Demonstrating robust commercial judgement, and strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ensuring quality, compliance and performance objectives are met and exceeded; establishing outstanding customer and employee engagement and satisfaction to achieve long-term business requirements.

Key Strengths:

Directness - Being ready to take immediate effective action when a situation calls for it
Decisiveness - Being ready to reach a definative answer quickly and efficiently
Flexibility - Being ready to adapt to changing situations or new developments
Leadership - Showing a readiness to organise and direct other people

Experience

  • Head of Customer Success & Business Development

    Allied Vehicles Ltd - Glasgow, United Kingdom

    Sales & Marketing
    May 2013 - Now

    • Responsible for improving customer service interactions. Personally implementing Customer support team for the business and now financial accountability for three departments with a target turnover of £11m per annum, with responsibility for customer interactions; reporting and managing customer experience, complaints, and customer satisfaction results. • Implementing the After-Sales Inspection Team with processes designed to improve after-sales care to Motability customers, resulting in an increase in profitability of £2.5m per annum; personally, managing recruitment and the implementation of call networks, and the outbound campaign. • Implementing and project managing the Allied Autocare Mobile Service Team, offering home servicing to a range of fleet and retail customers. Responsible for all project aspects, budget and investment of £9.5m, with projections offering return of investment in 3 years, and an increase in profitability of c£4m per annum; personally, managing recruitment of both service technicians, operations management team, procurement, and the implementation of call networks, and the marketing campaigns. • Achieving regular recognition for raising the awareness and focus on customer experience company-wide; increasing customer satisfaction statistics, customer retention, and repeat business.

Education

  • Business & Finance

    Pembrokeshire College - Haverfordwest, United Kingdom

    August 1990 - May 1992

    HND in Business & Finance - Modules include: Company Law, Advanced Corporate Finance, Programming, Systems Analysis, Strategic Management IT, and Information Systems

Languages

  • English
    Professional working
    60%

Skills

  • Business Development
  • CRM
  • Customer Care
  • Customer Experience
  • Customer focus
  • Director
  • Enthusiasm
  • Guest Experience Management
  • Hospitality
  • Hotel Management
  • HR support
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Market survey
  • Problem solver
  • Restaurant Management
  • Sales
  • Strategic Planning
  • Tourism Management

Other

  • Personal Profile Key Skills

    KEY SKILLS
    Communication and interpersonal skills
    • Managing and maintaining clear and accurate communication across disciplines, departments and relevant internal and external stakeholders; ensuring specific project requirements are being met.
    • Networking productively and appropriately, quickly building rapport and good working relationships with key influencers and decision-makers; managing resistance and conflicting opinions; sharing best practice, uniting teams and driving cross-functional alignment towards common objectives.


    Analytical skills
    • Spearheading new ways of thinking, analysing and solving complex issues, identifying opportunities and developing creative solutions; demonstrating expert judgement and financial management skills, and a rigorous and organised approach to the production of information.
    • Highly organised, with a methodical and logical approach to responsibilities; accustomed to working under pressure to tight deadlines while maintaining high standards of excellence and protocol.
    Planning and leadership skills
    • Demonstrating professionalism, good humour and a proactive approach; motivating teams to achieve high standards of quality, performance and productivity; meeting tight deadlines under pressure while maintaining high levels of accuracy and meticulous attention to detail; defining best practice and driving an effective team.
    • Establishing a talent pipeline, optimising team performance; ensuring all team members are accountable and proactively contributing to the overall success of the organisation.

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