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Finance Director & Head of Sports Retail

Podium 4 Sport

May 2012Present (2 years 2 months) Montgomery Road, Belfast


Podium 4 Sport is a leading sports contractor and retailer of sports & fitness equipment to business' and individuals in the UK and Ireland.

Sport is our job - from balls, bikes and clothing, to goal posts at the Aviva and full commercial gym design and fit outs.


I am seeking new opportunities, be it clients, partnerships, new markets and suppliers, or acquisition opportunities. If I can be of assistance in any way please contact me.

My joint role as Finance Director and Head of Retail Services is varied and the key responsibilities include:

Strategic leadership
Financial & corporate planning

External relationship management
Human resource management
Information and Technology management
Corporate finance
Business and Sales Development


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Paul Prenter

Finance Director & Head of Sports Retail