Alan Cook
  Alan Cook
Alman Consulting Limited

21 Devenports Hill,



Tel: 01162 431243
07768 115878



Core Disciplines


Key Skills & Services:


Alan is an experienced board level executive with international knowledge, having a twenty year track record of business and profit growth. He dealt with customers and suppliers in Europe, USA and the Far East.

General Management: Profit Improvement, Business Planning and Development, Strategic Reviews, Managing Change, Margin Improvement, Mentoring, Supply Chain Management.

Sales and Marketing: Account Management, New Business Generation, Sales Force Recruitment & Training, Customer Surveys, Negotiation, Customer Service, Product Launches, Strategy Development and Implementation.

Other: Business Start-up, Succession Planning, Management Coaching, Pension Trustee, Non-Executive Director, MBO/MBI, Interim Management.

  Career Background:  

Alan was MD of a plc subsidiary for twelve years. The company distributed electro-mechanical components and production equipment and had been making losses prior to his appointment. This was reversed during the first year of his tenure and the company remained profitable with turnover increasing from £3m to over £11m.
Prior to that Alan was MD of a UK sales, marketing and distribution company for a German manufacturer of enclosures. Turnover increased ten fold and duties included two relocations and the implementation of new computer systems as the company expanded.
He has been involved with selling instrumentation to industrial, government and military organisations and has been an independent consultant specialising in the marketing of industrial control equipment.
Alan has also had 10 years experience as Trustee of two pension funds.


Spent some time in Japan,

  Industry sectors:  

Electro-mechanical components, distribution, production equipment, enclosures, instrumentation, B2B marketing, general industrial, military and aerospace.


Chartered Electrical Engineer.
Member of the Management Institute.
Post Graduate Diploma in Management Studies (Marketing Specialism).
Member of the Institution of Electrical Engineers.
B.Sc. Electrical & Electronic Engineering.


  Comments:   Alan’s specialist area is Profitability Audit – a method for identifying focus areas and achieving profit improvement.
His approach is one of personal commitment, honesty and integrity in order to develop long term relationships with clients.
He is prepared to work both within the UK and internationally if required.
Alan has active links with a number of “business angel” and venture capital organisations.

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