Buy, sell and grow

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A Sheffield entrepreneur who has led 18 acquisitions and divestments is to tell fast- growing small and medium sized enterprises how to accelerate growth by buying and selling businesses.

Chris Welsh’s experience spans the chemical, construction, waste management, IT platform and logistics industries.

He was latterly chief executive of diesel fuel card systems and fuel management services company CH Jones building its turnover from £20 million to £100 million.

Mr Welsh has joined 30 other leading Yorkshire business people, who are giving their time to help young fast growing businesses with one-to-one mentoring as part of the Connect Gazelles business support group, set up by Connect Yorkshire that helps hi-tech SMEs find funding.

Mr Welsh will be speaking at a Connect Gazelles event at The Quadrant, in Sheffield on Thursday, September 6.

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