Spar International , Former CEO, Global Retail Management Consultant
Gordon Campbell as Managing Director of SPAR International (1994 to end 2015) achieved dramatic expansion introducing SPAR to 20 new countries.
Under his leadership, influenced by his strong marketing background and strategic management style, SPAR grew into the world’s largest chain of independent food retail stores.
From 2016 to 2018 he acted in a new role as Board Advisor, providing strategic advice and leadership to a number of SPAR Country organisations. He supported SPAR China ensuring continued growth and development through a period of senior leadership change.
As a leader, his focus has been on building strong organisation structures and management teams. Building on this experience, he currently consults with a number of retail and manufacturing businesses in Europe and the Middle East. His leadership skills received international recognition when he received the Outstanding Leadership Award at the World Retail Congress in 2016.
He is a member of the Global Irish Economic Forum, a network of around 350 of the most senior Irish and Irish connected business people around the world who have been recognised by the Irish Government for their high achievements in international business. He is also President of the Ireland Netherlands Business Association.