Grant is an accredited executive coach and corporate trainer. He recently retired after 33 years with The Coca-Cola Company, during which time he worked in a number of learning & development as well as operational positions.
He specializes in the development of leadership skills and commercial capabilities by not only conducting needs analysis, developing and delivery of training curriculums/programs but also complementing these programs with follow up executive coaching to ensure skills are embedded. Grant is using his extensive experience across Asia working to ensure the companies that he is working with are developing their leaders of the future, leaders who are ready to accept future challenges.
Whilst Grant has been working mostly in China and Hong Kong for the past 14 years, his regional responsibility has seen him work in almost every country in Asia Pacific. His strong business background ensures a practical approach in building skills and knowledge for both individual’s and teams and as an accredited coach he is able to bring the best out of those that he works with. As an experienced classroom trainer, the training programs are both practical and inclusive ensuring value for all attending.
An avid wine collector and keen golfer (current handicap 13) he is married with one son and two grandchildren.
Situational Leadership II (including LBA360 tool)
Coaching and Feedback (Accredited Coach)
Foundations Of Negotiation
Key Account Management
33 years with Coca-Cola in 4 countries in Leadership, Operations, and Capability Building
Aug 12 – Now GM & Associates Ltd Hong Kong
Mar 10 – July 12 Coca-Cola China Ltd Shanghai P.R.C.
Vice President and Director – Customer & Commercial Capability Asia-Pacific
Oct 05 – Mar 10 Coca-Cola China Ltd Shanghai P.R.C.
Vice President and Director – Coca-Cola University China
Oct 99 – Oct 05 Coca-Cola China Ltd Guangzhou P.R.C.
Vice President and Region Manager – South and Central China
Nov 98 – Oct 99 Coca-Cola China Ltd Hong Kong
Country Manager Hong Kong and Macau
Jan 98 – Nov 98 Coca-Cola China Ltd Hong Kong
Director – Customer Service and Channel Marketing
Aug 96 – Dec 97 Coca-Cola Amatil. Melbourne, Australia
Trade Channel Manager – Route, Leisure, Education
Jul 95 – Aug 96 Coca-Cola Amatil. Melbourne, Australia
Cold Drink Manager – Victoria & Tasmania
Jun 92 – Jul 95 Coca-Cola Amatil (N.Z). Auckland N.Z.
National Cold Drink Manager
Mar 90 – Jun 92 Coca-Cola Amatil (N.Z). Auckland N.Z.
Regional Sales Manager – North Island
Jul 85 – Mar 90 Coca-Cola Bottlers Adelaide, Adelaide Australia
Supermarket Sales Manager