Global Marketing Director, Global Chemicals Manufacturer, £Attractive Six Figure Base, Teesside

International marketing leadership role £Attractive Six Figure Base; Bonus; LTIP; Car and Blue-Chip Benefits. Relocation Assistance.

Teesside, North East England

The Company

  • Venator is a global chemicals group, and a leading manufacturer of titanium dioxide pigments and performance additives, used as speciality ingredients in a wide range of products and materials.

  • Supplying a blue-chip client base throughout the world, their technology is used to improve the quality of life for consumers, and contribute to a more sustainable environment.

  • With 3,500 employees, annual sales of c. $2bn, Venator has a multi-site manufacturing footprint, principally across Europe, with the company’s head office and leadership team based in the North East of England.

 

The Role

  • The Global Marketing Director will lead the development and delivery of a comprehensive global marketing strategy for the company, that maximizes earnings through the shift in portfolio to a more differentiated and specialised higher value customer base. The marketing strategy forms the basis of the customer offer, regional sales plans, and the product development program.

  • You will be responsible for setting the market-facing direction for the business, and for influencing the senior leaders in the Sales and Marketing, Supply Chain, and Manufacturing teams to implement the strategies and plans developed, through their teams. 

  • The new Global Marketing Director will play a leading role in driving a cultural shift through the organisation, transforming an operational marketing approach into a more strategic function.

The Candidate

  • Venator is seeking a proven and strategic marketing leader who has achieved success in a similar transformation, or growth-led role, within a technical B2B industrial manufacturing environment. Previous experience within the Chemicals or Petrochemicals sectors would be preferable, but not essential.

  • You will have a strong international track record, with the credibility and influencing skills to win the hearts and minds of a broad range of functional business leaders – both at head office and across an international footprint.

  • Degree qualified, ideally in a Marketing, Business, or Science discipline, you will be an accomplished strategic business development leader. Further professional Marketing and Business Management qualifications would be advantageous.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with our advisors at Berwick Partners;

Jonathan Burke, Partner & Head of UK Manufacturing & Engineering Practice on 0113 3868525. 

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