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Speaking Business podcast


Each week Maria Franzoni, Speaker Bureau Director, invites one of her speakers to talk about their life, work, passions and leisure so that you can get to know the person who is the speaker behind the mic.

Apr 19, 2018

This week Maria’s guest on the show is Kevin Gaskell. Kevin has led the iconic brands, Porsche, Lamborghini, and BMW. After driving the turnaround at Porsche and leading five years of record growth at BMW, he was recognised as one of the UK's top 40 leaders. Kevin founded a dot com, Epyx Limited, which became the market leader in automotive e-commerce. As global CEO of the Eurotax Group, he led his team to integrate 30 companies and to create the world leader in automotive data. During his career of founding start-ups, driving turnarounds and leading major brands, he has built over £3 billion of shareholder value. He has led transformational growth at 14 companies and now acts as chairman of a number of growing businesses.

Recorded on: 2nd February 2018

Show Notes:

In this week’s show, Kevin tells us about why he turned down the opportunity to become a professional cricketer & how this decision helped him set out to help people become successful. He talks about the big corporates he has worked for, the businesses he has built and his discipline for working and fitness training.

Significant quotes:

“You only go this way once, so make the most of it. Get out and live your life. Do things, which are exciting and interesting”

Links:

More about Kevin Gaskell

Kevin's book on Amazon

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Next Week:

Join us next week when Maria’s guest will be Former Commandant of the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst, Major General Patrick Marriott.