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MiNetwork adds top business advisor to roster of mentors


By The Drum Team | Editorial

September 29, 2011 | 3 min read

MiNetwork, the organisation which works with marketing services agencies to help them add value in their business, raise their profile and win new business, has further expanded its roster of business mentors and advisors by signing up one the UK’s leading advisors to creative marketing businesses, Rose Lewis of Pembridge Partners.

Lewis is a partner at London-based Pembridge Partners, which specialises in helping ambitious creative businesses drive sustainable and profitable growth, and Lewis herself specialises in helping those companies focus on the key drivers of value using key metrics to help drive superior performance.

She has extensive experience in business transformation and in particular working with shareholders to build the necessary infrastructure, culture and leadership to ensure on-going profitable income and to maximise value on exit.

Straight talking and jargon free, Lewis provides hands on advice to help shareholders focus on what will help maximise value and she will act as a stellar negotiator when and if the time is right to exit the business. Over the last eight year Lewis has been involved in negotiations with College Hill, Next Fifteen, Omnicom, Cello and Huntsworth Plc among many others.

Rose has an extensive network within the creative sector amongst both buyers and private equity players helping companies raise external capital where necessary to help accelerate growth. She currently sits as a non-exec director on several ambitious creative businesses including Blue Goose, Skew and License to PR.

Prior to Pembridge Partners, Lewis worked for several high profile media companies during the 90’s before joining venture capital firm 3i where she was involved in investing in early stage internet start-ups.

Speaking of Rose joining MiNetwork’s roster of business advisors, MiNetwork MD Richard Draycott said: “MiNetwork’s members are all ambitious businesses and having someone with Rose’s experience will prove invaluable to those members who are really looking to push on and grow their business and maximise the value in their business. We are talking about a number of exciting initiatives with Rose and I am delighted that MiNetwork members will be in a position to benefit from the advice of someone like Rose and Pembridge in the future.”

Lewis is the latest name to join MiNetwork’s roster of busi ness advisors who are available to offer help and guidance to MiNetwork’s agency members. These include former DDB CEO Peter Croome, former McCann Erickson Manchester CEO Brian Child, Former JDA boss and Secret Millionnaire Carl Hopkins and more.

To find out more about how the MiNetwork team can help you add value to your business, raise your profiel and win more business visit the MiNetwork website.

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