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Aorta Sales Ltd

Principal: John Bycroft



contact details:

Aorta Sales Ltd
Siena Court
The Broadway
Berkshire    SL6 1NJ

also Mobilus Ltd

also offices in Milano, Italy

tel: 0845 330 7992
fax: 0118 9797 142
mobile: 07785 574 977
email: jbycroft@aortasales.co.uk
web: www.aortasales.com


Key Services Offered:
All facets of sales from sales recruitment, sales training, sales coaching, sales mentoring, sales messages, sales management, articulation, communication and outsourced sales.

Core Experience of Principal:
IT software, IT Services, development, consulting, e-commerce, e-business, mobile computing. Sales, business development, sales management, Sales Director, Managing Director, General Manager. Europe, Middle East and Africa sales agent, distributor, international subsidiary operations experience. General manager Italy (4 years).

Have undertaken two U.K. company start ups and one 'turnaround', growing from single figure staff numbers and zero revenue/profit to 38 / 63 / 350 and £2.8m/£300k; £5.8m/£850k and £58m/£11.2m respectively. Lead member of UK Management Buy Out (MBO) and took company to IPO Initial Public Offerring on Nasdaq.

Computer hardware, software, services, consultancy, implementation, project management, bespoke development.

Banking and retail software, e-commerce, e-business, CBD, Component based development, Application Server, ERP, SAP, Peoplesoft, BaaN, Oracle, Java, C, C+, C++, Visual Basic, VB. Also mobile computing, PDA's, bluetooth, GSM, GPRS, GPS, camera, digital assists etc.

Extensive sales network management direct / indirect / agents / distributers / VARs / resellers. Good business conatcts in: Austria France Sweden Finland Norway Italy Spain South Africa Turkey Hungary Czech Slovenia Slovakia Poland Russia Kazakstan Magnetogorsk Greece Cyprus Switzerland Croatia


MBA, Member IoD (Institute of Directors) and active Berkshire Regional Committee member, responsible for Strategy & Policy. Member of Mensa, ONC Public Administration, HNC Business Studies Fluent Italian language, Queens Award for Export Achievement. Accredited Associate & Fellow, Institute for Independent Business (FInstIB).

Industry Sectors worked in:
Sales and Sales management across a wide range of industries and specialist markets. Computer and IT well grounded professional. Retail, banking, business consultancy, IT and sales training and consultancy, Recruitment, HR & personnel services.

John part owns Mobilus, a specialist IT sales, technical and Call Centre personnell recruitment company, based in Maidenhead, but operating throughout Europe - Mobilus Limited, Siena Court, The Broadway. Maidenhead. Berks. SL6 1NJ www.mobilus.co.uk. 01628 509009

Major shareholder of IT software, services, mobile terminals and hardware distribution companies in Italy and Greece.

John is also a licenced sales trainer; High value selling, major accounts, negotiating skills, management development and telephone sales courses available. (see: http://www.salessense.co.uk) Also sales mentoring and coaching.

Varied and successful Telemarketing capability. skype

U.K. Contact Details: 133a Finchampstead Road, Wokingham Berkshire RG40 3EX

Also offices in Guildford and Milano.

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