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Meet your Transworld experts

Within the Transworld team, we have experts from variety of backgrounds, offering their own unique specialist experience and knowledge. Each Transworld expert, both in the UK and USA brings you valuable insight and understanding, from which you will build a strong Transworld Business. From brokerage, to finances; from networking to marketing strategies, and all business development success, we have you covered.

Here in the UK

Henry Ziff
Managing Director of Transworld Business Advisors UK

Henry’s role at Transworld, is to develop the Transworld franchise in the UK. He does this alongside running his own Transworld franchise. Henry took on the role at the start of 2018, after being brought in, initially, to help improve Transworld’s UK operation. He works closely with the executive team, which includes the UK founder, and his father, Michael.

Since leaving Newcastle University, he has been involved in a number of business development, and project management roles, which led to him opening his own business consultancy in April, 2017.

As he develops Transworld in the UK, alongside his own Transworld franchise, Henry will be setting strategic direction for the brand. He plans to see the Transworld influence have a wider impact on the UK market, through the expansion of its network. 

Michael Ziff
Chairman and CEO of Transworld Business Advisors UK

The management team is headed up by Michael Ziff.
Michael was Educated at Clifton College, Bristol, and Leeds University. He is married with three sons, formerly from Leeds and now lives in London.

Following university, Michael worked for Slater Walker and Debenhams, before joining the family footwear business, Stylo Barratt as a Director, and in 1990 became Chief Executive Officer. In addition, Michael holds many executive and non-executive directorships, and acts as an advisor and mentor to a number of businesses and charitable concerns.

In America

Andy Cagnetta
CEO and Owner of Transworld Business Advisors

Andrew Cagnetta is a businessman who delights in helping entrepreneurs achieve their goals of buying a business or expanding an existing business. Andrew has been in the business brokerage industry for over 20 years and is considered to be an expert in the industry. In addition to his endeavours in the business world, Andrew Cagnetta also helped to fund and break ground of a Junior Achievement U.S.A. location, and is an organizer and cook for Andy’s Family Pasta Dinner, an annual fundraiser geared towards helping food insecure individuals and families in Broward County, Florida.

​Bill Luce
Executive Vice President of Transworld Business Advisors,
Vice President of United Franchise Group

Bill is responsible for the overall global growth and strength of the Transworld Business Advisors Brand.

He provides strategic leadership for the Company by working with the CEO, and other management, to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies. These monitor and develop the organisation’s fiscal function and performance.

Bill is a well-rounded, results-driven and well-qualified sales and marketing executive, offering a solid combination of sales and management acumen. He has over 20 proven years of qualified and high profile executive experience in the franchising, marketing and business development arena. He has trained top notched sales executives and is totally accustomed to challenging marketing environments.

​Ray Titus
CEO and Founder of United Franchise Group

Ray Titus started Signarama in 1986 with his father. After the original store in Farmingdale, New York, became successful, the duo decided to start franchising the concept in 1987. After many years of success with Signarama, Ray decided to expand his concept and help other entrepreneurs with different ideas get their businesses off the ground by franchising. This was the beginning of Global Franchise Group, which is now internationally successful with over 1,400 franchise locations in about 73 different countries.

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