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Peter Purnell
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Successfully selling businesses since 1994

Peter Purnell started life training to be an accountant with Dalgety but quickly moved into sales becoming a sales rep at 21 and their youngest Field Sales Manager at 23. Moving onto product Management before he left Dalgety in his late 20's to become Sales and Marketing Director for John Lee Bennett in Norfolk.

At the age of 30 he joined ECF, Ipswich as Divisional Chief Executive of a £50m per anuum division. In 1982 he was appointed Group MD of ECF who had turnover of £140m per annum and 1,500 employees. After reshaping the business by selling non core assets and developing new businesses such as a fertilizer production plant and a stand alone Fuel distribution business he left in 1994 after 12 years as MD to create his own business interests in partnership with his wife.

Amongst the businesses they created are music publishing, record company, management services and farm superstores businesses. In 1996 he became Chairman of Country Superstores Ltd before selling his shares to management in 2001.

At the same time, since 1994, he has worked for Diverco as a Regional Director selling numerous businesses for clients as varied as Warehousing, Engineering, Security to Architects to Services businesses.

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