Collingwood have conducted a number of FMCG Q&A blogs in the past. Here is out latest one where we speak to Chris Jones, previously of FGX International. We get his thoughts on growing an FMCG business, leadership, identifying talent and growing a business Internationally.
Carrying on with Collingwood’s Q&A blog series, Chris Barker, Collingwood’s FMCG Executive Search Consultant caught up with Chris Jones, previously of FGX International. FGX are a leading supplier of glasses to leading UK and International retail multiples such as Boots, Superdrug and the Supermarkets. During his time with the business, he grew the business from £5m to £34m by developing the larger accounts, developing new products and opening new International markets for the business. With Chris Jones being a successful FMCG Director, Chris Barker was keen to understand how he achieves growth in a business, the culture he likes to develop in his teams and the leadership style he portrays.