Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> May 15, 2000

Dennis Quilter – Adval Group Plc (adl.l)

DENNIS QUILTER started AdVal in 1989, following a career with IBM and with the Armed Forces devoted to improving proficiency in individuals and teams. He has been responsible for developing the company as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer through its various stages of growth. This covered the start-up partnership phase, and the company's restructuring as a private limited company, before AdVal was admitted to the London Stock Exchange (Alternative Investment Market) in June 1998. Dennis has used his experience in analysing and specifying learning solutions for Adval's customers, whilst building the business and leading a management team committed to leading-edge consulting and technology in today's ever changing world. Dennis holds a degree in Educational Technology from the University of Bath, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Personnel and Development. Profile
TWST: May we begin with an overview of AdVal? How did it start, how has

it evolved and where is it today?

Mr. Quilter: The company started in 1989, and I founded the business, so

for a brief