Jon is a charismatic and energetic Sales Director / VP of Sales and a skilled negotiator with over 25 years global experience in sales and management. Coming from a technical background in Electronics he combines strategic planning with transformational business-development skills to drive gains in revenue, market share, margins and profit performance. Specialising in new business development both in the UK and overseas across multiple industry sectors, Jon has an exceptional record in building, developing and leading operations and high performance sales teams that consistently exceed targets. For the past 12+ years he has concentrated on roles in the automotive industry, specifically related to new powertrain technologies, and has an extensive industry network of both OEM and Tier 1/2 level contacts. A commercially astute, action-oriented leader and new business development B2B champion, he has set up and managed teams in multiple locations including UK, China, Japan, South Korea and the US over the past 10 years and is fluent in Turkish with additional Mandarin and French language skills. He adapts quickly and effectively to new technologies, product portfolios and roles and has extensive IT skills.