17 Oct 2023
by Liz Whyte

OFFICE POWER POSITIONED FOR GROWTH WITH COMPLETION OF MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE

Today Office Power has announced the date for its London Growth Summit has moved to the 31st October to accommodate an increased speaker line up.

Office Power is delighted to announce that John Browett, Chairman of EO Group and Steve Haworth ex CEO EVO Group will be joining ambitious dealers and industry experts to share their views on where opportunities exist for the channel to seek out future growth.

Following the successful Manchester leg of the Dealer Growth Summit, Office Power are excited to welcome delegates to Stationers’ Hall in London 31st October for a packed growth agenda featuring speakers, roundtables and networking opportunities for the dealer channel and industry participants.

Agenda Highlights

  • Steve Haworth will share his unique view and understanding of the supply chain and channels, using his experience to highlight where he thinks the opportunities are.
  • Delegates will participate by sharing their views on key growth topics; diversification, technology and sustainability in interactive roundtables.
  • Closing the event Simon Drakeford, CEO EO Group, will host John Browett, Chairman EO Group for a fireside chat, exploring the wider trends and opportunities the industry could exploit.
  • The Summit will then offer delegates with an opportunity to explore the topics in greater detail at the networking drinks and dinner, hosted in the historic Court Room at Stationers’ Hall.

“After the success of Manchester, I’m looking forward to getting back in a room with ambitious business leaders. Just taking the time out of their respective business to attend a growth event like this is testament to the entrepreneurial spirt of the industry. I can’t wait to do it all again on the 31st in London”.

Mark Heath, Managing Director, Office Power

Speaker Biographies

John Browett has been Chairman of the EO Group for over five years, steering the business through significant change and strategic developments. Browett is also non-executive chairman of Octopus Capital and as well as holding a number of NED roles across all types of businesses and sectors.  His past experience also includes blue-chip CEO roles Dixons, Monsoon and Dunelm, as well as stints at Apple’s global head of Apple Retail and launching Tesco.com. He holds a distinction from MBA Wharton Business School.

Steve Haworth has a career spanning over 30 years and has included senior UK and International roles with Global OEMs, manufacturers, resellers, contract stationers, online brands and wholesalers ultimately resulting in him leading the UK & Ireland’s largest multi-channel distribution organisation,  EVO Group, as its Chief Executive for 7 years.