CHRISTOPHER WEBB – GROUP CHAIRMAN
Founded the business in 1995 starting with just 3 vans. Today, the group consists of 3 companies operating around 3,500 vehicles across 4 locations turning over c.£19.7m per annum. The business still operates Chris’s ‘find a way’ approach to offering solutions and delivering service. The Group’s Chairman, he remains active in strategy development whilst working on his other business portfolio’s which include, property development and lifestyle management. Loves Global because every day his team ‘finds a way to say yes’ to opportunities that are presented which is positive, upbeat and ‘the way he always wants it to be’.
GARETH JONES – GROUP CEO
Has been involved in transport and automotive his whole life and knows a lot about cars and vans, which is useful we think, for the leader of a vehicle user-ship business. 24 years in the industry, 16 held with Northgate plc as Group Commercial Director, 3 held with Group Ainscough as Group Commercial Director and 3 held at Dawsongroup | vans as Managing Director. Holds various investments and non directorship positions in other companies which operate within vehicle security and telematics, fleet management, marketing and PR. Loves Global, because the people are brilliant and the service is faultless, amazed that every day however challenging, everyone wants to ‘get up for work and make a difference’. And, loves the fact that as a private company every decision is made quickly and without a budget, corporate or hierarchy obstacle.
PINO POLITO – GROUP TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
Comes with over 30 years technical and operational experience gained within large corporate and plc based environments. Starting his career with Cowie Interleasing before quickly moving into a series of local, regional and national technical roles for Northgate plc. Joined Global Go! having been a board director of acquired Link Central Vehicle Management. Massively passionate about delivering the highest levels of in life and end of life service delivery to our clients. Loves Global because it allows him the freedom to do not only the necessary, but the RIGHT things that keep the wheels turning on our customers assets.
SIMON HAY – GROUP FINANCIAL DIRECTOR
Comes to the company with a massive financial brain and an ability to analyse detail quickly and pragmatically. Has a rich experience gained in blue chip corporate and private ownership entities. Simon’s role is to manage all fiduciary activities for the Group, but importantly, to support the groups ambitious future strategy with challenge, discipline and of course, investment. Loves Global because the ‘find a way to say yes approach’ doesn’t always lead to an easy outcome for Simon and his team! That said, he tells us his team enjoy ‘living rather than existing’ and that it really gives him a buzz.
LEE KERRIDGE – GROUP ASSET DIRECTOR
Lee holds a strong commercial and operational background gained in senior management positions within National Windscreens, Northgate plc and most recently as a director and shareholder of Link Central Vehicle Management. Loves Global because it retains the individuality of being an independent brand which is what really makes a difference amongst an environment and market space which is littered with corporate entities and faceless individuals.