■ Development of business and feasibility plans
■ Facilitation with business finance and loans
■ Management advice and mentorship
■ Performance evaluation and turnaround assistance
■ Due diligence for mergers and acquisitions
Ben Mayo is a qualified accountant and is an experienced businessman with a proven track record of developing and implementing organisational turnaround (culture and financial), leadership transformation, people management and coaching/mentoring strategies in small to multi-million Rand operations.
With more than 30 years’ experience in executive, strategic, business planning and operational activities across a variety of industries – including the hospitality industry, manufacturing and fast moving consumer goods industries, food retailing and human resources management – he has played a significant role in transforming non-business cultures to profit-driven entities, with the emphasis on “creating a competitive advantage through people”.
Ben is experienced in developing sophisticated financial models for business strategy purposes as well as for presentation to investment and fund granting committees. Previously, he was the group accountant and was a founding member of the Protea Hospitality Corporation. This work involved the establishing of the operational accounting and administrative systems for the Group throughout South Africa and included all the due diligence and feasibility studies of the new hotel management contracts.
With a thorough experience and knowledge of profit and loss, budgetary and financial management and having been personally involved with the implementation of quality systems and business management, he is well placed to support your business venture with a wide variety of skills and knowledge.