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Stuart Beesley

Chief Information Officer

Independent CIO & Digital Leader

London, United Kingdom

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Stuart Beesley's Work Experience

Smiths Group plc

Chief Information Officer

April 2014 to Present

London, United Kingdom

TI Group Pension Scheme

Company Trustee Director

July 2009 to Present


AT&T Executive Client Advisory Council Member

January 2015 to Present

Stuart Beesley's Education

Saïd Business School, Oxford University

CIO Academy

2014 to 2014


About Stuart Beesley's Current Company

Smiths Group plc

Confirmed as Chief Information Officer and Executive Committee member for Smiths Group plc, reporting directly into the Chief Executive Philip Bowman. Leader of Smiths Business Information Service (SBIS) which is the internal business delivering all IT services to Smiths' business divisions.

About Stuart Beesley

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A business focused transformation, I.T. leader who solves business issues with the effective and efficient use of Information & Technology and creates value and leverage opportunities across the business through information insights. Experienced at Board level, is able to liaise with all levels, formulate strategy and present and gain approval for ideas using an understandable & de-mystified approach. His 26 years in I.T. and specific in-depth exposure to all areas of business combined with the management skills gained during his operational roles and leadership at Board Level has put him in the unique position that he can quickly grasp business issues, requirements, and opportunities and look to see where I.T. can drive and add value to business. He has a proven transformation and benefits delivery track record, has created the visions for transformation, as well as leading and driving them to successful conclusion. He provides that critical bridge to fill the gap between I.T. and the business to deliver real value that all too often exists.Chief Information Officer @ Confirmed as Chief Information Officer and Executive Committee member for Smiths Group plc, reporting directly into the Chief Executive Philip Bowman. Leader of Smiths Business Information Service (SBIS) which is the internal business delivering all IT services to Smiths' business divisions. From April 2014 to Present (1 year 9 months) London, United KingdomCompany Trustee Director @ Company Trustee Director & Board Member managing the TI Group Pension Scheme. From July 2009 to Present (6 years 6 months) AT&T Executive Client Advisory Council Member @ Appointed to the AT&T Executive Client Advisory Council (ECAC) From January 2015 to Present (1 year) Oracle Customer Global Support Advisory Board Member @ Appointed to the Oracle Customer Global Support Advisory Board in February 2013. From February 2013 to Present (2 years 11 months) ADP Client Advisory Board Member @ Appointed to the ADP Client Advisory Board in January 2014 From January 2014 to Present (2 years) Interim CIO @ Initially promoted on an interim basis to the position of Acting CIO for Smiths Group plc whilst CIO was away for an extended duration. Responsible for leading all aspects of IT across Smiths Group and its businesses. During this period also attended Smiths Executive Committee and operated as part of the Smiths Executive Leadership team. In October 2014, I was appointed as Interim CIO and Executive Commitee member for Smiths Group plc, reporting directly into the Chief Executive Philip Bowman. From March 2013 to March 2014 (1 year 1 month) London, United KingdomVice President, Enterprise Solutions @ Responsible for all business systems and delivery programs across Smiths Group on behalf of the five divisions: Medical, Detection, John Crane, Interconnect and FlexTek. Reporting to the Group CIO, part of the new Group IT leadership team which drove to globalise all IT activities at the end of 2009 as part of the new Smiths Business Information Services (SBIS) internal business. Tasked with building world-class processes and creating leverage opportunities delivering £15m per annum reduction in his IT costs, whilst delivering strategic information platforms to help the business make better information-based decisions. These are referenced in the Group’s annual reports. 2010-2011 Created and led the AMS Outsourcing Project to completely transform the function from an internal / in-house model to an external, offshore, outsourced model with Capgemini India for all Applications Maintenance, Support & project delivery. In 2010, Smiths Medical was the winner of Oracle’s “Most Effective Managed Change” customer award for the program that Stuart led. In 2012, Smiths/Capgemini was short-listed by the National Outsourcing Awards for the "IT Outsourcing Project of the Year" for the program that Stuart led. From December 2009 to September 2013 (3 years 10 months) Watford, United KingdomCIO & Director of Global Business Transformation @ Prior to his group-wide role, Stuart worked for the Medical Division in progressively more senior positions where he latterly was the CIO & Director Global Business Transformation. From scratch, he transformed the IT function in to a global organisation, standardised the IT landscape and brought IT into the strategic agenda. He notably created the vision for Medical’s Business Transformation and ERP implementation and led the program to successful completion, whilst delivering an information platform into the business to help the business understand and leverage the power of these enterprise solutions. As well as significant operational benefits, the global business transformation program had achieved significant cost and inventory reduction benefits by the time the program had completed. From June 2008 to December 2009 (1 year 7 months) Chief Information Officer (CIO) @ Promoted to CIO. Retaining all the responsbilities of my previous position as Global IT Director. Now reporting directly to the Group Managing Director as part of the management team. Additional responsibilities to deliver strategic business information to the company. From February 2008 to June 2008 (5 months) Global IT Director @ Work history; Previously Dowty Group, acquired by TI Group, later acquired by Smiths Group plc. Polymer Division sold to Trelleborg Company Names: Dowty, Forsheda, Busak+Shamban, Polymer, TI Group Responsible for all IT activities within the Medical division: ~ $1.4bn division; ~7000 employees; ~150 IT staff; From June 2003 to February 2008 (4 years 9 months) European IT Director @ Responsible for all of European IT Implemented Supply Chain Solution across Europe (3 year programme) Rationalise ERP solutions £500m business, 7000 employees, 3600 IT Users, 60 IT staff From 1999 to June 2003 (4 years) Head of IT @ Previously Dowty Group, acquired by TI Group, later acquired by Smiths Group plc. Later divested and now owned by Trelleborg. Responsible for making IT decisions across the Polymer Group and liaising with TI Group & its other divisions. Evolved IT from being managed stand-alone at each company to being managed centrally within the division From 1997 to 1999 (2 years) IT Manager @ Previously Dowty Group, acquired by TI Group, later acquired by Smiths Group plc. Later divested and now owned by Trelleborg. Responsible for all IT activities at the Dowty Seals locations in Tewkesbury & Wales: £50m business, 3 sites, 700 staff; 5 IT staff From 1995 to 1997 (2 years) MRP, OPERATIONAL, DEVELOPMENT & PC ROLES @ Dowty later became part of Polymer, TI and then Smiths Group PLC. This company now belongs to Trelleborg. During these 10 years, I worked as an MRP planner, computer operator, and for eight years as a developer / systems analyst working on MRP system enhancements and also as a Network Support Specialist. During this time, I was jointly responsible for the implementation of the Fourth Shift ERP system and migration from the ICL mainframe system. From 1987 to 1995 (8 years) Engineering Apprentice @ During 1983 to 1987, I served my apprenticeship at most of the major Dowty locations and finally located with Dowty Mining. After the purchase of the Dowty group by TI Group and a subsequent sale of Dowty Mining, the company became Meco Mining. I subsequently left this company and re-joined TI Group which later became Smiths Group PLC From 1983 to 1987 (4 years) CIO Academy @ Saïd Business School, Oxford University From 2014 to 2014 ... Stuart Beesley is skilled in: Business Transformation, IT Strategy, Outsourcing, Change Management, Program Management, Business Analysis, Process Improvement, Business Strategy, Business Process Improvement, Strategic Planning, Enterprise Architecture, Team Leadership, Project Management, Project Delivery, Board of Director experience

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