An accomplished, results-orientated, commercially astute executive with extensive food retail sector expertise and a verifiable record of achievement in successfully developing, refining and implementing strategic business plans and initiatives in a highly competitive environment.
15 years retail experience, and time served in the Hospitality sector, combining financial and commercial acumen with exceptional leadership and management qualities to achieve brand development, improved performance and delivering high-yield growth.
A creative and dynamic leader with a passion for developing others to fulfil their own potential.
Having spent the last 11 years working for one of the largest and most successful retailers in Europe, Lidl, Glen spent the last 6 of those years at Director level, overseeing the entire operation in Northern Ireland. With documented levels of success in the last 5 years including increasing market share, customer numbers, company profile and employee relations, Glen also led the business to numerous awards including UTV Business Eye Retailer of the Year in 2013 and 2014 and was Runner Up Company of the year in 2015. Glen was responsible for securing the largest sponsorship deal in the history of Belfast City Council which brought the Tall Ships Festival to Belfast in 2015.
In 2016 Glen made the decision to go out on his own in order to assist other companies achieve the same levels of success.