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Paul McGlone, Head of Business Development at Zeus talks to founders and CEOs from UK businesses

Chris Yates CEO, FFX
Jul 6 2022
Chris Yates CEO, FFX
In this episode of the Founder and Chief Podcast, Paul McGlone talks to Chris Yates, Chief Executive of FFX.  Chris hadn’t been near a power tools in his life. So why did he come out of retirement to be CEO of FFX, an online supplier of power tools and building supplies? How does he cope running the £100 million business today? Chris may not know tools, but he certainly knows ecommerce; as he’s seen it develop over a career spanning decades at Sainsburys and other online retail businesses. He knows the importance of understanding client buying habits, getting to know their needs and building channels for communicating openly with clients.Are you a founder? Would you like to discuss your business with Paul? We'd like to hear from you.This podcast is issued by Zeus Capital Limited (“Zeus”) (Incorporated in England & Wales No. 4417845), which is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) for designated investment business, (Reg No. 224621) and is a member firm of the London Stock Exchange. This document is for information purposes only and neither the information contained, nor the opinions expressed, within this document constitute or are to be construed as an offer or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell the securities or other instruments mentioned in it. Zeus shall not be liable for any direct or indirect damages, including lost profits arising in any way from the information contained in this material. This material is for the use of intended recipients only.
Morten Toft Bech from Meatless Farm
May 25 2022
Morten Toft Bech from Meatless Farm
In Episode One, Paul catches up with Morten Toft Bech, Founder of Meatless Farm. Founded in 2016, Meatless Farm is a British company that produces plant-based, tasty meat-alternatives including mince, chicken breast and sausages. Morten’s mission when setting up the company was clear: to protect the environment by creating family-friendly meat-free products which don’t require a change of eating habits. He believes passionately in the environmental impact that Meatless Farm can have.Morten and Paul discuss the challenges of setting up a business selling fresh produce to supermarkets, scaling the business in a growing industry and who Morten would invite to this dream dinner party.Are you a founder? Would you like to discuss your business with Paul? We'd like to hear from you.This content is issued by Zeus Capital Limited (“Zeus”) (Incorporated in England & Wales No. 4417845), which is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) for designated investment business, (Reg No. 224621) and is a member firm of the London Stock Exchange. This content is for information purposes only and neither the information contained, nor the opinions expressed, within constitute or are to be construed as an offer or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell the securities or other instruments mentioned in it. Zeus shall not be liable for any direct or indirect damages, including lost profits arising in any way from the information contained in this material. This material is for the use of intended recipients only.