Hardy is an experienced executive with a track record in delivering accelerated growth and performance transformation. Results have been achieved across a broad base of sectors and industries, having worked in public and private sectors, manufacturing and service industries. He has over 25 years of experience gained in more than 30 countries, particularly in EMEA, North America, Far East and the FSU.
Following a $1.3 billion debt-for equity swap at Energis Communications, Hardy joined the organisation as Director for the Infrastructure and Media Sectors, with the objective of completing a performance turnaround prior to a trade sale to Cable & Wireless. One of his successes was winning the contract for outsourcing of services from the BBC – at £350 million this was the largest deal achieved.