Lee Jon Newman – Group Chief Executive Officer
Prior to his corporate life, Lee spent 14 years as an International Athlete representing Wales and Great Britain in Shot Put and Discus throw
Richard Jones – Group Chief Financial Officer
Richard then joined Wolseley UK — Pipe & Climate Center, the largest distribution business in the heating and cooling products industry, where he was Finance Director, before moving on to Elliot Group, the UK’s leading provider of re-locatable buildings, where he was appointed Chief Financial Officer.
Darron Cavanagh – Chief Operating Officer and UK Head
Suzy Hardman — Group General Counsel
Andy McEwan — Chief of Staff
Andy started his career at Wolseley UK, the UK’s largest plumbing, heating and cooling trade specialist merchant, holding numerous roles over an eight-year period including Head of Strategy; and Commercial Director, Pipe & Climate Center. He then joined Ashworth, a leading distributor to the Mechanical Services and Process Industries markets, as General Manager and Commercial Director.
Jean-Christophe Chwat — Europe-South President
Prior to The VPS Group, he has held various roles including Marketing Director in charge of strategy and development at De La Rue, the first private banknote printing company; Vice President – EMEA at The Brink’s Company, the world’s largest cash management company; and Président Director General at Neo Security, a 5000 people French security company.
Jeroen van der Poel – Europe-North Managing Director
Jeroen holds Masters Degrees in International Relations and Business Administration from the Universities of Utrecht and Bradford.
Paul Lewis — Evander Managing Director
Paul started his career working in the facilities management sector before joining HSS Hire, the UK & Ireland’s largest national supplier of equipment and tool hire where he held a number of sales and operational roles including Group Sales Director and Managing Director of the group’s cleaning equipment rental division (Reintec).