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Hewitson Management Solutions, Inc.

President: Andy Hewitson



company contact details:
  Hewitson Management Solutions, Inc.
213 Timpson Drive
Ontario     L4G 5M7
tel: 905-841-6695
fax: 905-841-9573
mobile: 647 248 7559


Key Services Offered:
Andy Hewitson can provide a wide range of Marketing, Sales and General Management advisory services. From fundamental strategic and marketing planning, through profitability and productivity improvement, Andy offers experience and expertise to help owners of businesses in the small-to-medium size sector grow profitably, dominate their markets, and resolve difficult challenges.

Andy is a good business modeller, and has done a number of valuations and negotiations in the acquisition of small and medium-sized companies. He has extensive sales management experience and has designed and implemented several innovative sales and management compensation schemes effectively. He is technically adept, computer-savvy, and excels at situation analysis and problem resolution.

Core Experience:
Andy has 37 years of business experience, 12 in Consulting Engineering, and 25 in senior management roles in R&D, Production, Marketing and Sales, Field Operations and Service, and as Canadian VP / General Manager for divisions of global fortune 500 firms. He has worked with owners of small and medium-sized firms throughout his career, and has turned around or started up and profitably grown a number of businesses in that time. Andy is fully bilingual in English and in French. At the time of this update, Andy is currently serving his fourth term as President of the Canadian Fire Alarm Association, a not-for-profit industry group whose mission is to maximize the use and effectiveness of fire alarm systems in the protection of lives and property throughout Canada.

Andy, originally trained as an engineer, has worked on mega-projects in various parts of the world building and commissioning industrial facilities. However the majority of his career has been in the leadership and development of medium-sized businesses. In leadership roles as general manager or country manager, Andy has done extensive strategic planning, market research and analysis, marketing planning, long range plan and annual budget development, performance mangement and improvement, organizational development and increasing shareholder value. Andy is a problem solver, a people motivator and an implementer.


Accreditations and Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from McGill University in Montreal, and an MBA (with a Marketing concentration) from the same institution. Accredited Associate, Institute for Independent Business (AInstIB).

Industry Sectors worked in:
Andy's experience has been in the Building Technologies and Buildings Services areas, which include Building Automation and Controls, Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning,Electronic Life Safety (Fire Alarm) Systems, Electronic security Systems, Energy Management and Performance Contracting. He has also extensive background in electrical power, control and instrumentation design for industrial facilities and processes.

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