Andrew Woodward


Andrew Woodward

Hilltop Partners
Top Eccles Farm
Eccles Road
Whaley Bridge
SK23 7EW



Tel: 01663 750372
01663 750372
0797 97 95 904


Press Releases
East Midlands High Growth Award

Key Skills & Services:

Andrew utilises fact based, pragmatic but structured business processes which are readily embedded within your business. He is customer focused with a high level of inter-personal skills and successful hands on experience of working within diverse international cultures


He supports organisations in the following areas:

Growth through innovation and product lifecycle management, from strategic marketing through product development and launch to global sourcing and manufacturing.

Realisation of company vision through Strategic planning including: Strategic Marketing, Product Strategy, Business strategy and planning
Implementation of strategic plans through Goal Deployment leading to prioritised action planning and appraisal processes.

Specific problem solving through the application of the marketing, design and engineering tools and techniques associated with product lifecycles.

Management coaching and mentoring.

Career Background:

Andrew is a Board level Executive with extensive experience gained through heading high profile business initiatives in a competitive commercial context. His expertise includes strategic marketing, R&D, product development and project management. He has worked consistently at Board and Company management team level since 1993 in a number of engineering and technology based industries including T&N, Caradon, Novar and LG-Philips where he has held responsibility for Technology, Product Development, Quality and Business Development.

During this time he has:

          Delivered Turnover growth through implementation of marketing strategies and development and launch of new product ranges

          Realised annualised cost savings through product redesign, quality improvements and development of more competitive Chinese manufacturing sources.

           Implemented new product introduction processes across UK and US Business Divisions.

          Successfully managed a £4.5 million R&D and advanced development portfolio across European and US operating sites and supported a worldwide network of JVís.

Industry sectors:

All Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology based industry sectors.


Member of Institute of Directors


Chartered Physicist

DPhil (Physics)

BSc (Physics) 


Andrew influences board decisions through a sound grasp of strategic business issues combined with a broad understanding of technology, strategic marketing and global manufacturing.

He possesses strong commercial acumen with in-depth understanding of the impact of technology and market options on business cost structure and product margin.

An innovative lateral thinker who can help you to create and realise winning strategies. He motivates through an open and participative style where positive interaction produces business focused results.

His grounding in the Automotive industry means that TQM, 6 Sigma Design For Manufacture/Assembly and Lean Engineering environments are second nature. He is well versed in the principles and practice of modern manufacturing on a global scale through experience of setting up third party manufacturing in China, Malaysia and elsewhere.

Above all he is goal driven with a track record in achieving measurable results.


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