John Hayden

John Hayden

Studies at:

HEC Paris

Location in:

London, United Kingdom

John Hayden

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Studies at:
HEC Paris
Location in:
London, United Kingdom

Bio

Top 10% MBA student at HEC Paris, Europe’s #1 business school (ft.com), holding a background in Strategic Business Development looking to add value through proven professional sales and business transformation experience whilst utilizing key skills learnt during MBA

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John has worked/studied in

  • France
  • United Kingdom

John speaks

  • English
  • French

John has experience in

  • Financial services (incl. insurance, mortgages, retail banking)
  • Real Estate
  • Technology

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Work

2014

Business Development Summer Associate

HEC Paris
  • Strengthening HEC Paris brand with UK based blue chip companies, global recruiters and prospective students whilst providing executive support
2012 – 2013

Director

Gayfere Ltd , United Kingdom
  • Self-started small business with three partners with the aim of acquiring Real Estate
  • • Assets acquired for potential long term capital gains and developed when equitable
  • • Effective financial planning have ensured monthly profit margins of 30%
2011 – 2012

Senior Account Handler

Willis
  • Client Managed B2B relationships offering advice and sourcing best terms for client. Project Managed renewal processes worth up to £2M and negotiated on behalf of client reducing costs by up to 30%
2008 – 2011

Development Underwriter

Allianz Insurance
  • Data driven decision making pricing/negotiating on business with a sign off of £10M. Account managed relationships and accountable for strategy. Responsible for business development and growth of accounts. Managed branch contract certainty that involved training senior members. Point of sign off for junior members of staff.
2008 – 2011

Development Underwriter

Allianz Insurance Plc
  • Successfully attained position in principal London development team which had been obtained from market competitor. Applied for role as was motivated by working in industry leading team tasked with top line sales expansion
  • • Data driven decision making as priced, negotiated and quoted on business up to £4M. Responsible for contracts exceeding £700,000 with a sign off limit of £10M
  • • Developed and account managed complex £300,000 contracts providing customers with specialist authority
  • • Introduced new client resulting in excess of £100,000 and responsible for circa £60,000 of new business each month
  • • Salesforce expert, produced monthly sales report and recommendations for branch sales strategy
  • • Developed broker panel strategy to complement branch strategy
  • • Managed branch Contract Certainty and Compliance. Conducted audits, communicated with head office and lead internal change through training for up to 20 members of the branch
  • • Self-started a benchmarking process against competitors that is still used throughout the branch
  • • Point of sign off for junior members of staff and accountable for the decisions made
  • • Became a mentor and still offer advice to mentee
  • • Member of a Six Sigma Business Priority Project Team to standardize key process
2006 – 2008

Corporate Management Trainee

Allianz Insurance
  • Working as a project manager for companywide project. Direct line management experience garnered. Managed design agencies and creative endorsements

Work

2014

Business Development Summer Associate

HEC Paris
  • Strengthening HEC Paris brand with UK based blue chip companies, global recruiters and prospective students whilst providing executive support
2012 – 2013

Director

Gayfere Ltd , United Kingdom
  • Self-started small business with three partners with the aim of acquiring Real Estate
  • • Assets acquired for potential long term capital gains and developed when equitable
  • • Effective financial planning have ensured monthly profit margins of 30%
2011 – 2012

Senior Account Handler

Willis
  • Client Managed B2B relationships offering advice and sourcing best terms for client. Project Managed renewal processes worth up to £2M and negotiated on behalf of client reducing costs by up to 30%
2008 – 2011

Development Underwriter

Allianz Insurance
  • Data driven decision making pricing/negotiating on business with a sign off of £10M. Account managed relationships and accountable for strategy. Responsible for business development and growth of accounts. Managed branch contract certainty that involved training senior members. Point of sign off for junior members of staff.
2008 – 2011

Development Underwriter

Allianz Insurance Plc
  • Successfully attained position in principal London development team which had been obtained from market competitor. Applied for role as was motivated by working in industry leading team tasked with top line sales expansion
  • • Data driven decision making as priced, negotiated and quoted on business up to £4M. Responsible for contracts exceeding £700,000 with a sign off limit of £10M
  • • Developed and account managed complex £300,000 contracts providing customers with specialist authority
  • • Introduced new client resulting in excess of £100,000 and responsible for circa £60,000 of new business each month
  • • Salesforce expert, produced monthly sales report and recommendations for branch sales strategy
  • • Developed broker panel strategy to complement branch strategy
  • • Managed branch Contract Certainty and Compliance. Conducted audits, communicated with head office and lead internal change through training for up to 20 members of the branch
  • • Self-started a benchmarking process against competitors that is still used throughout the branch
  • • Point of sign off for junior members of staff and accountable for the decisions made
  • • Became a mentor and still offer advice to mentee
  • • Member of a Six Sigma Business Priority Project Team to standardize key process
2006 – 2008

Corporate Management Trainee

Allianz Insurance
  • Working as a project manager for companywide project. Direct line management experience garnered. Managed design agencies and creative endorsements

Education

2013 – 2015

HEC Paris

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
2003 – 2006

Cardiff University / Prifysgol Caerdydd

2003 – 2006

Cardiff University / Prifysgol Caerdydd

Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Additional Info

Website
blogs.ft.com/mba-blog/author/johnhayden
Nationality:
  • Irish