tim jones

Chemring EOD, part of the Chemring Group, has appointed Tim Jones as head of sales.

Tim will lead Chemring EOD’s UK sales team, working with regional managers and spearheading relationships with a global network of sales partners and distributors to maximise market opportunities for Chemring EOD’s internationally renowned EOD, counter-IED and security systems.

Mike Luedicke, general manager for Chemring EOD, said: "Tim brings us a wealth of senior-level business development experience in a broad range of industries, which will allow us to explore and exploit new areas.

"His proven pedigree, in establishing a profitable line of business around existing and newly designed products, will help us expand the business and boost our sales partners’ revenues across the world."

Tim has 18 years’ sales and marketing experience, and joins Chemring EOD from BMT Defence Services, where he was business development manager.

He started his career in the Royal Navy as a Chief Petty Officer Marine Engineering Artificer, before moving on to sales and marketing roles in the aerospace, automotive, defence, manufacturing and medical industries.

Tim has a successful track record of leading global product development strategies and building strong relationships with key stakeholders, as well as breaking into new market areas.