BGEN appoints Ron Ellis as Head of Business Development

BGEN appoints Ron Ellis as Head of Business Development

  • Responsible for developing and implementing firm’s sales strategy across all business units
  • Remit to extend engineering solutions offering to existing clients and to secure new
  • Brings over three decades’ experience to the company

BGEN, one of the UK’s largest engineering firms driving the energy transition, has appointed Ron Ellis as Head of Business Development. In his new role, Ron is tasked with building on the company’s recent success and securing additional contracts in sectors including power and energy, pharmaceuticals, utilities, industrial and food and beverage.

Reporting into CEO Robin Whitehead, Ron is responsible for the development and implementation of BGEN’s sales strategy across all its business units, including Engineering Solutions, Technology, Nuclear and International. He will also oversee the expansion of BGEN’s mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control and automation (MEICA) offering amongst its current client portfolio, as well as securing new business opportunities in the energy transition space.

“BGEN has enjoyed significant growth in recent years and I’m looking forward to playing my part in the future success of the company. As a business, we’re here to help solve some of the toughest engineering challenges of the modern world. BGEN has an enviable reputation within the sectors it operates, and along with the wider team, we’ll be identifying and securing contracts which align with our strategic goals.”

Ron Ellis, Head Of Business Development

Ron brings with him over three decades’ experience within the oil, gas, power and renewable sectors, working with clients such as National Grid, Scottish Power, SSE, Balfour Beatty, ExxonMobil, Northern Power Grid and UK Power Networks. He is a chartered fellow of the Institute of Management.

“It’s testament to our reputation as an employer of choice that we’re able to welcome someone of Ron’s calibre to our senior team. He brings with him a wealth of experience, much of which has been gained in the energy sector. With 60% of our work being related to the energy transition, he’s sure to be a valuable addition to the business – playing a key role in the delivery of next generation digital, electrical and mechanical engineering solutions to some of the biggest players within the sectors and industries we operate.”

Robin Whitehead, CEO of BGEN
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