Vicky Hayford In 60 Seconds

I have over 20 years of experience supporting fast-growing retail, wholesale, and hospitality businesses in the SME sector. I am a strategic partner for entrepreneurs, helping them to achieve their ambitions including successful exits. As well as being a CFO, I am an experienced COO, managing multiple departments including supply chain, to allow entrepreneur partners to focus on what they do best.

Specialist Skills

Strategic Thinker

Partnering with CEOs and Founders to achieve their growth ambitions

Business Planning

Developed detailed 3 & 5 year plans as well as annual budgets


COO managing multiple functions across business including supply chain

Exit Planning

Helped owners successfully exit their businesses

Systems and Controls

Extensive experience of ERP implementations and integration with other systems

Track Record Highlights

  • Partnered with CEOs and founders to achieve sales and profitability growth targets and successfully exit the business.
  • Full management of due diligence process - liaising with all departments and investment bankers to successfully exit 3 businesses.
  • Instrumental in implementing systems and processes to support growth whilst leading the finance, systems and supply chain functions.
  • De facto CEO for, UK-owned, EU based business. Virtually recruiting and onboarding full management team across 3 countries during pandemic.
  • International experience through management of subsidiaries in EU and USA.

Sector Experience

  • retail-consumer-products including wholesale and ecommerce
  • hospitality-tourism

What's next?

To find out how we can help you scale faster, increase cash, profit and valuation and build the business which enables you to fulfil your life's ambition, please book your 30 minute Discovery Call below...

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