CREDENTIALS – THE “GO TO” EXPERTS FOR FRANCHISING IN AUSTRALIA
WORLD CLASS SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
FRANCHISING & LICENSING EXPERTS
THE TEAM YOU NEED TO HAVE ON YOUR SIDE
CEO Consulting specialises in franchising and licensing.
We provide the full range of commercial, legal and marketing services needed to develop and launch your brand as a franchise or license business. This includes start up franchises and businesses adding franchising to their existing model.
We provide ongoing advisory and support services to large and small franchises from all industries to make sure you are operating a profitable and compliant business. These services include CEO/Business Owner support and new franchise sales and recruitment.
For non-franchised businesses, we specialise in setting up licensed distribution and agency agreements – designing licensing arrangements, negotiating licensing deals and getting your business set up with domestic and international license partners.
CEO Consulting is led by Robert Graham, one of Australia’s leading franchising & licensing experts.
For many years Robert has been the “Go to” expert for franchising in Australia on behalf of Banks, international franchises and start up franchises. Very few advisors have the breadth of corporate, strategic, financial and franchise specific expertise that Robert has developed over his career.
Robert has been the Australian head of Franchising and lead Franchising expert for both ANZ Bank and Westpac Bank, responsible for assessing, lending to and assisting the growth of hundreds of Australia’s franchise brands.
Robert also has CEO and Franchisor experience, having held the position of CEO of RAMS Home Loans (100 franchised branches) and has personal experience as an Investor/Franchisee in several start up franchise groups as well as having Consulted to many clients for the design and launch their franchises.
Robert started his career as a Lawyer which continues to serve his clients well in structuring franchise models, bringing together legal and commercial issues, drafting agreements and conducting due diligence programs and negotiating business purchases and sales. Roberts legal background together with his commercial and franchise expertise makes Robert a sought after advisor to business owners seeking to franchise and grow their business the right way.
The broader CEO Consulting team includes specialists from areas related to developing new franchise systems and growing existing systems, specifically including, Operational experts, Recruiters, Marketers, Finance professionals, Accountants & Lawyers. You get to deal with the senior people at the top of their niche area – you do not get delegated to less experienced staff.
Our industry experience covers most sectors and we have international franchise and licensing experience including Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, UK, Singapore, Philippines, China, Vietnam, Thailand, Korea & Malaysia.