After eight years with P2i as Group CEO, building the business from pre-revenue tech start-up to dominate global force in functional nano-coatings, Carl chose to step down as CEO in late 2016 but continues to work closely with the Company as a strategic advisor.
Before joining P2i in 2008, Carl spent three years as CEO acquiring, running, and successfully exiting Adria Ltd, Ireland’s largest textile business. He was previously Group Managing Director of the Caudwell Group, Europe’s then biggest privately-owned mobile telecommunications support business with sales of £1.5bn. Prior to that, he was Chief Executive of Flexonics, the principal division of global precision engineering group Senior plc, and Divisional President at SIEBE plc where for three years he ran the group’s worldwide recovery division. He was also formerly Divisional Chairman and CFO of textile group Charnos plc, and CFO of the International Division of Robertson-Ceco Inc, a then Fortune 500 building products and construction business. A US Certified Public Accountant, Carl is a member of Mensa and has a BSc from the University of Cincinnati.