Businesses that factor innovation into their growth plans are 69 percent more likely to see a return on investment, according to research by KPMG Enterprise*. While 90 percent of private business leaders believed that being better at innovation than competitors was essential to long-term survival, only 26.4 percent strongly agreed their businesses is superior when it comes to embracing innovation.
The next event in our Enterprise Leadership Series, exclusively for leaders of privately-owned businesses, will explore just that. Hot off the press, we’ll be launching the findings of our latest research on using data and business insight to drive innovation and generate growth. Martin McCourt, former CEO of Dyson and renowned for transforming the company from a niche manufacturer to a £1 billion global brand, will share his expertise on innovation, strategy and international expansion.
Join us and take the latest insights back to your business, network with your peers and make new connections.
Watch our video of highlights from the last Leadership Series event on leveraging disruption and hear what our guests thought.
Martin transformed Dyson from a niche manufacturer to a £1bn global brand, moving production to Asia. Even after the onset of recession, he doubled turnover and trebled profits - driving sales in 70 markets. Now advising a private equity firm, Martin demonstrates how ideas are the lifeblood of territorial expansion.
*KPMG conducted a barometer survey of over 200 UK privately-owned business leaders in September 2015