New Head of Executive Coaching Appointment at CHPD

Jun 17, 2010, 06:58 ET from The Centre for High Performance Development (CHPD)

LONDON, June 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Sony MD, Nick Twyman, has been appointed head of executive coaching at the Centre for High Performance Development (CHPD). Nick takes on the role from 14 June 2010 and will be leading the growth of the executive coaching practice at the leadership development consultancy.

Commenting on his appointment, Nick said: "Building CHPD's global executive coaching practice is a really exciting opportunity. The combination of CHPD's research, assessment and development offerings alongside coaching makes for a really compelling service for clients."

Jim Tapper, chief executive at CHPD, explains the importance of the practice lead role: "Coaching is one of three core areas of expertise for CHPD - the others being leadership and diversity and inclusion. Although we are already undertaking numerous executive coaching assignments for our clients, having a head of coaching enables us to increase our focus and drive the development growth in this area."

Nick has spent the last 10 years successfully coaching senior leaders and their teams and prior to that he held managing director positions for Tektronix and Sony Corporation. A natural team player, Nick has a proven track record of growth and profitability as a business leader and is an accomplished people manager. He has successfully worked with senior leaders and teams at many large international organisations to help them reach their full potential.

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About CHPD

The Centre for High Performance Development (CHPD) specialises in the assessment and development of leaders to inspire and sustain personal and business success. More than 30 years of research conducted with business and academic partners, such as London Business School and Princeton University, has resulted in its own, proven method for assessing leaders at all levels - from first time manager to global CEO. CHPD's leadership model has been used by more than 100 organisations around the world and its database of more than 10,000 leadership profiles is recognised as one of the foremost benchmarking tools available today.

SOURCE The Centre for High Performance Development (CHPD)