O.C.O welcomes its new Company Secretary and Financial Controller, Jon Bridge
O.C.O Technology Ltd are pleased to announce the
recruitment of Jon Bridge. Jon joins us
as Financial Controller and will also take a seat on the Board of Directors as
our Company Secretary.
Jon is an Associated member of the Chartered
institute of Management Accountants and brings with him a proven track record
in both industry and education.
He has previously been Finance
Director for three of the largest companies in their sector:- Greene King –
Hospitality; Reckitt Benckiser –
Pharmaceuticals and United Biscuits – Food. Perhaps uniquely, he has also
experienced being a sixth form college Head of year and teacher of A Level
Business Studies and Accounting.
has worked in both developed and developing markets including playing a
significant part in the set-up of a biscuit factory and head office in India
during his tenure at United Biscuits. He
worked in Delhi and Northern India where he experienced different cultures and
the importance of equality, diversity, inclusivity and sustainability. That manufacturing experience, Jon says, has
helped him during his early months at O.C.O.
Greene King, Jon was involved in the takeover of Spirit Pub Company in
2016. In addition, he business-partnered
the Retail Operations Managing Director in supporting 2,000 UK managed
says “I feel that the strong analytical skills, cost management expertise and
perhaps most importantly the ability to help navigate a Business through
external challenges will stand me in great stead to support O.C.O as we move
the Company into the next phase of its growth.”
Steve Greig, O.C.O Managing Director, said “I am
delighted to welcome Jon to the O.C.O team and am sure that his wide and varied
experience will be a huge asset to the Business as we continue to expand both
here in the UK and overseas.”