Profile - The IFT

Andreas Etherington

Role: Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Office


Andy Etherington is a Chief Executive with a blue chip background and fluency in German. His experience includes CEO roles in private healthcare organisations and with a major European retail business; senior positions with the world’s largest retail provider of funeral services; an office electronics business and a retail leisure company.
His early career spans a UK oil business, a major catalogue/store retailer and a European electronics company.
Andy delivered a turnaround at the Manchester Care Ltd, where he reversed near insolvency in the business to achieving an EBIT of c 10% in a highly pressured timescale of just 120 days.
He has made strategic acquisitions in adjacent markets, divested underperforming divisions and areas of business and secured Private Equity leveraged buy-outs, working with Barclays Ventures, Deloitte, PwC, Challenger Capital Group, Gresham and Sovereign. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Andy has a BA in International Marketing.

Organisation Type
  • Family/Private
  • PLC
Average Company Size (£Million)
  • > 5
  • > 25
  • > 100
  • > 250
  • Consumer Goods & Retail
  • Healthcare


London & South