Ron Cowley

An international business leader

Ron has had a long and successful career as Chairman, CEO and Managing Director of leading international businesses. He holds several non-executive directorships of well-regarded companies, where he has guided and mentored business owners / shareholders / directors / individual leaders and boards for over 30 years, helping them achieve top quartile financial results.

Having headed several of the most respected UK and international branded manufacturing businesses, he is uniquely placed to understand your organisation and its needs, and to develop strategies, goals and plans to maximise stakeholder value and returns.

He is a qualified engineer and has degrees from leading business schools which he combines with both a strategic and hands-on management style; his leadership inspires and motivates employees at all levels of an organisation, building teams and empowering people to deliver above their expected performance.

Ron is an advocate of apprentice training, having started his career off on the shop floor as an apprentice with RHP Bearings. He understands that successful businesses are based on successful employees, who are qualified both practically and academically, and he works with young people (inside and outside the work environment), mentoring and helping them meet their full potential.

He offers clients his own services directly as a highly competent international sales and marketing executive, managing all aspects of the marketing mix from new product development through to MRO and total customer service. Recognised as an expert in world class manufacturing, Lean 6 Sigma, change management and organisational development, he has turned around several traditional organisations, gaining world-class recognition in the process.

Ron leads the Scellon team of trusted competent, confident and committed merger and acquisition (M&A ) and business growth experts.