Acuity Coaching Appoints Dr Anton Franckeiss as Global Business Development & Practice Director to Lead Growth of AGD Brand

Acuity Coaching, a UK based managed coaching provider to large global organisations, has appointed Dr Anton Franckeiss to spearhead the growth of its international consultancy brand, Acuity Global Development (AGD).

The brand offers increased global capability and a broader service offering for the company and builds on Acuity Coaching’s impressive track record of delivering both Organisational Effectiveness and Personal Effectiveness interventions for organizations such as: Oracle, RBS, Linklaters and GE.

Prior to his appointment as AGD Global Business Development and Practice Director, Anton was MD and Global Practice Director at an international leadership consultancy. With over 25 years’ hands-on experience at the most senior levels both in-house and in consultancy, Anton has supported blue-chip clients across all sectors and geographies, including: Rio Tinto, HSBC, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Bentley Motor Cars and Elsevier.

A highly skilled specialist in delivering change, leadership and talent management initiatives that underpin business growth; Anton will oversee the expansion of the AGD brand in key markets such as North America, the Far East, the Middle East and Australasia.

Says Dr Anton Franckeiss: “I have known and partnered with Acuity Coaching since 2008 and have used their consultancy and coaching services to support my key client projects across the world. When the opportunity arose to head up this exciting next chapter in the expansion and growth of the Acuity brand, I was excited to accept the challenge.

“As a consultancy business leader I have developed over many years a depth of knowledge and expertise from operating on every continent. The formation of Acuity Global Development offers a unique opportunity to take an already existing and great global coaching brand and expand through a broader consultancy proposition. I look forward to making this happen.”

Says Acuity Coaching founder and Managing Director, Simon Coops: “We’re delighted to have Anton on board to take Acuity to the next level. His experience and expertise is a real asset and will fast-track our international growth.”

Acuity Coaching currently has a global resource pool of over 2000 coaches, facilitators, consultants and strategic advisors deployed in every key business centre across the world, including the US. The global coaching network, which has delivered in 432 of the Fortune 500, has quadrupled in size over the last seven years and operates in 25 countries.

For further information, visit www.acuitygd.com