Caversham Financial Management (“CFM”) was established in 2007 by Barry Fowler FCCA to provide financial and commercial support and advice to entrepreneurs, business owners and directors, to assist them in the growth and development of their businesses.
Prior to forming CFM Barry had fulfilled most roles in the finance function of various businesses before securing his first Finance Director role in 1988, and he has been a Finance Director ever since in various businesses, from SME’s to multinationals.
Barry’s first FD roles were with subsidiaries of The Thomson Corporation plc (now Thomson Reuters) firstly with a £5m turnover publishing company, and then with a £60m turnover business information business with operations in the UK, USA and Japan.
Barry has also worked for Brambles, the large Australian group, looking after a group of companies in the UK, France, the Netherlands and Spain, providing both business and industrial services, where his focus also included due diligence, acquisitions and the integration of acquired businesses.
Further international experience was gained with Rosenbluth International, a large corporate travel services group (now part of American Express), where as FD for the EMEA region Barry’s role encompassed companies at different stages of their development, from 4 employees to over 250, and he was a key part of the management team that implemented strong commercial focus & disciplines whilst overseeing high growth and profit improvement during a period of significant change in the travel industry.
In the SME sector Barry has also been FD in the recruitment, construction and property development sectors.
Since forming CFM Barry has provided services in the following industry sectors:
- Software development & support
- Vehicle tracking
- IT consultancy
- Interior Design
- Furniture Manufacture
- Equipment hire & sale
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