We are an information business specialising in manufacturing and supply chain. We provide manufacturing & supply chain leaders with intelligence and connections to help them succeed
Our corporate members include many of the World’s leading brands and manufacturing companies
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The total buying power of our Manufacturing and Supply Chain members can be measured in billions
We partner with the most innovative global solution providers
The Manucore Board
Our board has extensive commercial and entrepreneurial experience in media, events and online
Andrew’s media and events background spans 25 years. he co-founded World Trade Group (WTG) in 1997 and led the business as its CEO for 9 years, culminating in its sale to a London-based private equity firm in 2011. In addition to chairing Accucore, he is a non executive director at conferize.com, an online platform for the events industry.
As Group CEO of Accucore, Maria is responsible for defining the strategic direction of the business, and ensuring long-term growth and value creation across its brands. Prior to joining Accucore, Maria served as Chief Executive Officer of North America & Group Managing Director at World Trade Group limited (WTG) from May 2003 to August 2013. In this role, she was responsible for all World Trade Group summits, representing 90 percent of group revenues, and for overseeing the day-to-day operation of the fast-growing North American office. In 2011, she was a key member of the management team that led the sale of WTG to GCP Capital Partners for an industry-leading multiple of profits.
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Sean has a wealth of experience having spent over 20 years working in the supply chain sector with a special focus on transformation; value chain best practices, implementation and segmentation; strategic planning and initiatives, and thought leadership. He spent 8 years with Cadbury Schweppes in positions of increasing responsibility before honing his expertise in consultative roles with BAE Systems and EFESO. Sean is also a member of the European leadership team and SCOR master instructor with APICS.
Jane has more than 25 years’ experience in business media and marketing. She was Board Director at Reed Business Information, the business division of FTSE 100 company Reed Elsevier, for 13 years as both Marketing Director and Managingl Director of digital, data, publishing and event brands including Fight Global, New Scientist and Estates Gazette. Since leaving corporate life in 2012, Jane has been non exec director on the board of a number of rapid growth and start-up businesses in digital, marketing and events. She is also a mentor to young entrepreneurs on the EY Accelerate scheme. Jane brings her commercial and M&S experience to the board of Accucore in addition to her knowledge of marketing and communications.
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Anna-Lisa is responsible for driving the group’s partnerships and commercial relationships globally. Her key challenge is to help our members solve their business challenges by meeting the right business partners and finding the right commercial solutions. She has previously held senior commercial and account management roles at Repucom, a leading sports research firm, and World Trade Group ( WTG) the global media business.
Joanne has a distinguished track record as a COO and business leader. In her previous role, she led Create Fertility’s growth plan and launched a central patient-led support service for their five IVF clinics. Playing a fundamental part in the day-to-day running of their clinics, she was heavily involved in the launch of their Birmingham centre in February 2015. Prior to that, she was Group Operations Director of World Trade Group limited (WTG) from October 2011 to June 2015 where she served as a member of the executive management board with responsibility for all operational activities including customer care, financial planning and event delivery. Prior to WTG, Jo was Head of Global Operations at UBM, winning the ‘Best Operations Team’ award at the Conference Awards in 2011. She has vast experience of event and business operations in the North America, South America, Europe and Asia.