K-Club breakfast Speaker – 16th April 2015

“The Northern Technology Powerhouse”

John Nicholson

Chairman & CEO of Gentronix

John has over 30 years international experience in the pharmaceutical & chemical industries, including recent roles as a Chairman and CEO at Gentronix.

He has managed and successfully developed businesses and operations globally in both the blue-chip and SME sectors and has grown businesses extensively in both the USA and in Asia-Pacific markets, including spending 2 years based in Tokyo.

Having been involved in significant mergers & acquisitions and IPO activity, he is familiar with fund raising and the management of early-stage businesses; he has been directly involved in raising funds for several development stage businesses and outside of Gentronix he is also currently an Investment Advisory Panel member of the £155m North West Business Fund.