Exova appoints new Operations and Business Development Director

1-25Global testing company Exova has appointed John Stevenson as Operations and Business Development Director for its Fire, Building Products and Certification (FBP&C) business.

John joins the company after serving in a variety of senior sales and marketing roles and for the last 15 years he has been Managing Director for Cape and then Promat, as part of the Etex Group. He has strong experience of the fire protection industry in the UK, USA and Middle East and has led several acquisitions. John has an MBA from Cranfield School of Management and also holds a science degree.

In this role, John will support the development of the European and Middle East testing businesses and be involved in the execution of the M&A strategy for the global testing business. John will report to Rob Veitch, Managing Director, FBP&C at Exova and will join the company’s leadership team.

Rob Veitch said: “We welcome the addition of John to our senior team; he has an impressive track record of developing businesses and having someone of John’s calibre will be key to delivering our growth strategy.”

John Stevenson added: “I look forward to building on Exova’s existing high levels of performance and technical expertise and supporting the FBP&C teams to continue enhancing the customer experience.”