Guy Other – CEO
Guy joined Orbis in April 2014 as Chief Executive Officer during an exciting time of growth for the business. He has more than 20 years’ success as a b2b services leader in a broad range of commercial sectors. Beginning his career on the Unilever Graduate Management Programme after obtaining a degree in business studies, he went on to hold a number of senior operational and commercial roles in the Power Applications division. In the late 1990s he joined Sketchley Textile Services and then moved to the Sunlight Service Group as a main Board Director responsible for its industrial division. Latterly he spent seven years as a main Board Director for Johnsons Apparelmaster. Most recently, from 2007, he was Chief Operating Officer at Stalbridge Linen Services. He is also currently a Non-Executive Director of Levenseat Organics.
Layton Tamberlin – Non-Executive Director
Layton Tamberlin has 11 years’ experience as an investor, having also, before Sullivan Street Partners, worked in private equity at TDR Capital since its inception in 2002. He has invested in a broad range of sectors, including business services, manufacturing, healthcare, leisure and financial services with acquisitions ranging from £10m up to £5bn. Investments Layton has been involved in have to date generated an IRR of over 70 per cent. Prior to joining TDR Capital, Layton worked in investment banking at Merrill Lynch where he executed the IPOs of companies in business services, technology and media as well as advising on several M&A transactions in UK Media industrials and various other sectors. Layton is also chairman of Samedaydoctor, a nationwide UK private healthcare business, non-executive director of Taylor, a manufacturing business.
Richard Sanders – Non-Executive Director
Richard was the group strategy director at the John Lewis Partnership from 2007, running the group executive, and was also the Director in charge of Greenbee, restructuring the business inside six months. Richard has seven years’ experience in consulting at both Bain & Co and in building what is now Deloitte’s transaction services business from inception. Richard is also non-executive director of CarbonRiver, the Barton Partnership and Director of Taylor. Richard also has 15 years experience in operational and strategic changes. He has advised operationally on over 50 private equity transactions, and performed interim operational roles at PE-owned mid cap companies including all those owned by Sullivan Street Partners. He has also developed the strategy for, grown and restructured several transitional and start-up businesses
Tony Lochery – Chairman
Tony Lochery is the Chairman to the board. Prior to taking up this position, he built up his own company before selling it to Kwik Fit, where he was appointed Group Managing Director of the £800M turnover car parts business. Following this; he took on a new role as CEO of City Holdings, a privately-owned facilities management company, which employed more than 10,000 people and had a turnover of £225m. He now holds the Chairman position with a number of private equity businesses. Tony will support the management team in delivering its strategy and vision, and his appointment complements the significant market position Orbis has achieved over recent years.