John Hutchison

Introducing John Hutchison, the innovative Chief Visionary Officer (CVO) of Early Learning Management. With over 30 years of experience in childcare management, marketing, strategy, and digital knowledge, John brings an unmatched expertise to his role at Early Learning Management.

Throughout his career, John has played key roles in driving success and growth within the childcare sector. Notably, as the Chief Operating Officer at Sterling Early Education Ltd, he played a pivotal role in the roll-up and start-up of 77 premium childcare centres across Australia, culminating in over $100 million in proforma annualised revenue. His contributions also involved orchestrating and developing the management team while navigating the planned ASX IPO process.

At Early Learning Services Ltd, John’s visionary leadership as the Chief Executive Officer led the company through a successful initial public offering, raising $34 million and establishing the firm as one of the largest childcare operators in Australia. His expertise in childcare restructures, governance, compliance, and strategic planning further solidified his reputation as a visionary leader in the industry.

As the Chief Visionary Officer at Early Learning Management, John leverages his diverse skills to forge new working relationships, establish greater transparency, and shape the company’s strategic planning processes. With a focus on innovation and continuous improvement, he leads the annual planning process, develops long-range strategic plans, and fosters a culture of collaboration and alignment among teams.

Embodying the core values of Early Learning Management, John champions the five aspirations: Sustaining our Business, Sustaining our Brands, Sustaining our People, Sustaining our Environment, and Sustaining our Community. His commitment to these aspirations, along with his inspiring leadership and visionary ideas, propel the organisation forward towards a brighter future for the children and families it serves.

As a capable and dynamic leader, John embraces challenges and envisions solutions that transcend conventional boundaries. He is known for breaking down functional barriers, empowering teams, and fostering enthusiasm and growth throughout the organisation.

With John as Chief Visionary Officer, Early Learning Management is well-equipped to navigate the ever-changing landscape of the childcare industry, staying at the forefront of innovation and delivering exceptional childcare services. His commitment to continuous improvement and relentless pursuit of excellence make him an invaluable asset to the company and a true visionary in the childcare sector.

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