Jan V.

30+ years executive commercial roles in Furniture Retail & Textile industries

United Kingdom
Danish, German, English

P&L Business Manager / Managing Director, enterprising, innovative & commercially-driven, with 30+ years of executive international experience across B2B, B2C, D2C, furniture, design, textiles, wholes...see more

  • Retail & Ecommerce
  • Textile & Fabrics
  • C-Level & Leadership

425

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Managing Director

Alexander Rose Ltd
1 year
Current position
Sep 2021 - Present
Alexander Rose, established in 1994 is the UK's leading outdoor furniture company, we specialize in craftsmanship and quality FSC wood and woven furniture for the outdoors. Production ...see more

Managing Director

Alexander Rose Ltd
1 year
Current position
Sep 2021 - Present
Alexander Rose, established in 1994 is the UK's leading outdoor furniture company, we specialize in craftsmanship and quality FSC wood and woven furniture for the outdoors. Production ...see more

Vice President North America

Kvadrat
2 years
Nov 2019 - Jun 2021
Formed US company, over 18 months recruited and successfully onboard 42 new regional US staff members, covering, sales, sales support/customer service, accounts, PR/marketing. Sourced ...see more

Executive Vice President Americas, UK & Middle East

Carl Hansen & Søn
2 years
Mar 2018 - Nov 2019
Responsible for the business turnaround of a US furniture manufacturing business, with €70m t/o p.a. • Full remit for restructuring organisation and establishing a new management and sa...see more

Managing Director

Skandium Ltd
4 years
Jul 2014 - Mar 2018
Responsible for P&L business leadership, managing a Scandinavian lifestyle retail and B2B business • Drove turnaround of a £10m t/o business, restoring profitability in readiness for bu...see more

Country Director

Republic of Fritz Hansen™
2 years
Nov 2012 - Jul 2014
Responsible for growth strategies, driving market efforts & brand re-positioning for a €100m business • Appointed as VP for UK, Ireland, S. Europe & Middle East for a Danish furniture m...see more

Executive Vice President - Sales

Kvadrat
7 years
Oct 2007 - May 2014
Responsible for sales leadership for a Danish Textile Manufacturer with 200 employees, €110m t/o p.a. • Boosted revenue growth by a total of +96% and EBIT by +288% over a timeframe of 8...see more

Country Director

Kvadrat
10 years
Oct 1997 - Oct 2007
Retail, B2B, Marketing and PR

Country Manager

Scanbirk
3 years
Jun 1994 - Oct 1997
Retail, Wholesale, Mail Order

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Retail & Ecommerce
  • Textile & Fabrics

Role experience

  • C-Level & Leadership