MEET THE TEAM

 



We are fortunate to have a strong management team, each with key areas of responsibility. With great communication and strong culture of data and analysis-based decision making, our independent and ‘human’ business allows for entrepreneurial flair underscored by sound decision-making and a team-based management approach.

Meet The Management Team

James Jones - Managing Director
James Jones - Managing Director
Senior Management Team

With 22 years’ experience in the fire industry, James is well-known and respected in the sector. As well as having a deep understanding of fire alarm And evacuation systems and devices, James also established Vimpex’s Rescue and Industrial Division. A passionate advocate of the Fire Industry Association, James sits on its board as a director as well as attending Fire Rescue Equipment, Marketing and Export Councils.

Martin Jones - Head of Rescue and Industrial

In this role, I collaborate closely with a dedicated sales team to supply equipment to the emergency services, military, and construction sectors. Additionally, I oversee the operations of the Vimpex Service Centre, ensuring that repairs and maintenance are promptly conducted to minimise downtime for our customers. Another aspect of my job involves identifying new equipment and product ranges.

Martin Jones - Head of Rescue and Industrial
Heath Cook - Head of Evac Sales
Heath Cook - Head of Evac Sales

Joining Vimpex in January 2023 Heath Cook has been in the fire and security industry for over 30 years, starting his career as a fire and security apprentice. Heath's made Southend-on-Sea an adopted second home. Heath is a keen guitarist and knows way too many useless facts (but good in a pub quiz)!

Matthew Bramham - Product Marketing Manager
Product Management and Marketing

Matthew Bramham joined in 2020 and began his journey at Vimpex Ltd as a Technical Support Engineer. In just three years, he's risen to the role of Product Marketing Manager, responsible for driving new product development and the company's marketing strategy. 

Matthew Bramham - Product Marketing Manager
Jonathan Jones - Head of Production and Logistics
Jonathan Jones - Head of Production and Logistics

I'm Jonathan, the Head of Production and Logistical Operations at Vimpex. My role is comprehensive, encapsulating all aspects of our electronic manufacturing operations, as well as overseeing our warehouse and quality assurance practices.

Becky Turner - Head of Finance and Business Systems

Becky became a part of the Vimpex family in 2014, starting her journey as a dedicated Company Accountant. Over the years, she's embraced various management roles within our Operations departments.

Today, as our Head of Finance and Business Systems, Becky is at the helm of managing all the intricate financial details. She's also the guardian of our ERP system, Epicor, ensuring its smooth operation day in and day out. 

Becky Turner - Head of Finance and Business Systems
Claire Wilson - Head of Supply Chain
Claire Wilson - Head of Supply Chain

I am Claire, the Head of Supply Chain at Vimpex.  I have experience across the supply chain working for both large international organisations and SMEs. My strengths lie in my organisation, teamwork and communication skills. I am enthusiastic about using my experience and skills to drive business efficiency and build capability, optimising supply chain operations and delivering effective inventory management. 

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