Turnaround expert Kevin Gaskell fixes and builds companies. Recognised as one of the world’s foremost leadership and business revitalisation experts, Kevin is a sought after keynote speaker who shares his practical methods and solutions of how to lead through adversity and make the complex simple, inspire action and achieve commercial success.
A former MD of Porsche (GB) and BMW (GB), Kevin is now a leading entrepreneur and investor.
His earliest challenges were to rebuild a broken Porsche brand and then to inspire the team at BMW GB to achieve a 500% improvement in profit while transforming the service levels of an industry.
He is actively involved in many of the worldwide businesses he has built (and in some cases rebuilt) in sectors including: technology, data, manufacturing, professional services and consumer brands. Winning numerous awards for excellence along the way, his companies and teams have created £3 billion of shareholder value.
Kevin’s renowned success in the automotive industry saw him appointed MD of Porsche GB at 33, with the company in steep decline and bottom of the national customer satisfaction ratings. Leading a full restructure of the entire organisation and distribution network, Porsche’s brand was repositioned and within 4 years the business was in first place for customer satisfaction and the most profitable car company in the market.
His subsequent role as MD of BMW GB; saw him lead the company to 4 years of record growth and a 500% increase in profitability.
Special times, special leadership: Inspire your team to build an extraordinary business
Focus on the people and the rest will follow: Create incredible teams and a winning culture
Business transformation: Make the complex simple, inspire world class performance
Drawing on their extensive experience as a business leader in both prosperous and challenging times, the Kevin explores the paramount importance of a well-defined vision, robust strategy, and effective execution in this enlightening presentation. Additionally, he emphasises the significance of aligning goals, fostering trust, and empowering individuals to facilitate the transformation and establishment of world-class companies.
Whether organisations require building from the ground up or revitalization, the speaker offers a comprehensive approach and a range of invaluable tools to drive success.
Embracing the power of disruption and change enables leaders to recognise opportunities, set goals, and dare to dream. This enlightening speech emphasises the significance of embracing turbulence as a lever for growth. It shares valuable tools and processes used to inspire and motivate teams, instill a sense of purpose, and generate positive excitement in the face of uncertainty. By embracing the transformative potential of disruption, individuals and organisations can chart a path to success and unlock new possibilities.
Prepare to be inspired and empowered to navigate change with confidence and enthusiasm.
In the ever-evolving business landscape, navigating the aftermath of the pandemic and ongoing turbulence can be a challenge. However, there is immense potential for growth and success. Leaders like yourself have the opportunity to embrace a trust-based approach, where employees feel valued and supported. Together, we will explore how to adapt to the operational and logistical challenges that arise in the post-pandemic era. Get ready to be inspired and equipped with the tools to thrive in this new reality. Let’s embark on this transformative journey together!
In this engaging discussion, we’ll delve into the exciting realm of digital transformation and discover how it can propel your company to new heights. By staying vigilant and adaptable, both organizations and employees can thrive in the ever-changing digital landscape. We’ll explore the vital role of a clear vision in guiding your company’s digital journey and the significance of aligning team activities to drive successful digital transformation initiatives.
Get ready to unlock the potential of digital transformation and embark on a journey of growth and innovation together!
Let’s embark on a captivating journey where we explore the art of building exceptional brands. Discover how successful companies shape and nurture their brands to achieve long-term value enhancement. We’ll delve into the fascinating world of market positioning and how it influences product perception. To illustrate this process, we’ll delve into the intriguing stories of Porsche and BMW and their remarkable brand repositioning efforts.
Get ready to unravel the secrets behind building a world-class brand that captivates hearts and leaves a lasting impact!
In addition to his business achievements, Kevin has played international cricket, walked to the North and South Poles, and in 2020, was a member of the crew which set a new world record for the fastest row across the Atlantic Ocean.
Kevin has delivered keynotes, workshops and masterclasses in over 50 countries for clients including: Oracle, JP Morgan, Google, Airbus and P&G, VW, Kellogs, Accenture, Marriott, Gartner, Infosys, NHS, EY, Airbus, Goldman Sachs, Prudential, Barclaycard, AIB, IBM, Oracle, PWC
The audience were completely in awe of your presentation! Your delivery is quite unique in that you relate so comfortably with the audience and you ‘truly lived’ every moment of each experience.
Inspirational is an understatement. Two weeks after Kevin addressed the delegates I was still getting rave reviews. Kevin stirred the audience of business leaders by his ability to articulate his experience and relate it back to his interpretation of business strategy.
His unique and professional and yet seemingly unintended style is most refreshing. I asked him to spend some time with my team to demonstrate how to achieve potential success.
Kevin was awesome, an inspiration and quite simply one of the best speakers we have ever had the privilege to listen to!
The Entrepreneurs Forum
I wanted you to know what a truly electrifying effect you had on so many of my managers…your comments and practical examples of leadership were massively thought-provoking, energising and inspirational
Thanks you for the inspirational speech you delivered to our Google Think event last week. Your on-stage presence and natural charisma shone through. This coupled with the strength of your content and the clarity of your messages raised the quality of our event from the outset.