“You must have clarity, consistency and a calmness” says Andy Wood OBE DL CEO Adnams
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Dr Andy Wood OBE DL
Andy Wood is Chief Executive of Adnams plc. He joined Adnams in 1994, joined the Board in 2000 as Sales and Marketing Director becoming Managing Director in 2006 and Chief Executive in 2010.
He has a DBA from Cranfield University and Honorary doctorates; in Business from Anglia Ruskin University, in Science from Cranfield University and Civil Law from the University of East Anglia. He was also awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2013 and between 2014 to 2016 was HRH The Prince of Wales’ Ambassador for Responsible business in the East of England. In 2010 Andy founded and was Chairman of the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership, he has co-authored a book on Lean and Green Business Systems which was awarded the Shingo prize for Operational Excellence in 2013.
Andy is Chair of Norse Group Ltd a large FM company and is a Non-Executive Director of companies operating in the retail and financial services sectors. He is also a member of the Council at the University of East Anglia, Governor of Norwich School, a Board Member to the VisitEngland Advisory Board and Chairman of Visit East of England.