Our Principle Interim Director

Tony Evans is the Managing Director of The 3 Graces Co. Limited. He is a battle hardened and honed Chief Executive with over 20 years standing in the interim profession, running quoted and privately owned companies. With international experience in the three global economic hubs, he has handled major organisational transformational change; from corporate turnaround to rapid value growth, through organic sales, operational improvements, acquisitions and disposals.

The widest educational, functional and industry expertise exists, gained from working in world-class institutions. Tony has a proven track record in working diplomatically but firmly in often complex problem solving environments.

Over a 35+ year career in manufacturing and related service industries, Tony has been involved in significant change management, emanating from all aspects of organisational activity. Below is a brief summary of his permanent career, up to launching as an interim in 1994.

Year Company Job Description
1990-94 McKechnie PLC Divisional Director/Managing Director
1987-90 Digital Equipment Co Management Consultant
1981-87 Mars Group Research & Business Development Manager
1975-81 Courtaulds Ltd R&D / Plant Manager
1973-74 ICI Fibres Research Technician

Experience has been gained across a range of industries and functions, as well as companies. Functional roles held prior to P. & L. responsibility were:

New Product & Process development HR (OD & D, SMD/Coaching Post purchase Integration
Acquisition Manufacturing Operations IT
Warehousing & Distribution Material Purchasing & Supply Direct & Brand Marketing

Significant contributions have been made to companies operating in the following sectors:

FMCG Consumer Durables Capital Goods Agri/Food
Electronics Textiles Power Cables Chemicals
Plastics Point Of Sale Display Steel Processing Security
Logistics Services IT  Processed Food Hydraulics

Ever since graduating in 1975 with a combined honours degree in Chemistry and Botany [II(i)] from Leeds University, Tony has committed to constant professional development. To this end, he is a board member of the Institute of Interim Management, an active member of the Institute of Directors and a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute. Tony has been a member of the Strategic Planning Society where he has presented papers on the development of strategic planning skills in medium sized enterprises.

He is also a vetted and approved emergency room services thought leader with the longstanding Expert ENGINE panel.

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