"I worked with Simon for many years and he is a very capable procurement professional. In fact I enjoyed working with Simon because he always produces first class results and I regard him as an
exemplar of excellence in his field. I can thoroughly recommend Simon for any assignment that involves supply chain management and he is a reliable as well as experienced senior executive"
Alan Jones OBE
Managing Director TNT UK Limited 1984 to 1999 and
Group Managing Director TNT Express 1999 to 2003 and now
Chairman as well as Co- owner of Investors in Excellence Limited
"Simon has been an excellent partner for Wax Digital. We have benefited from Simon's deep global strategic procurement expertise and vision to help assist in developing a first rate global sourcing platform"
Paul Ellis - CEO Wax Digital
"I have worked with Simon over the last couple of years. During that time his passion for procurement, doing the right thing for the organisation all whilst being pragmatic and realistic has been
of enormous help to me and my team.
His experience of CEVA, knowledge of global procurement and all round guidance makes him someone I'm very happy to work with.He mixes a professional outcome with a friendly approach"
Carl Chapman - COO Capital Support Ltd
"Simon's passion for and commitment to delivering success for CEVA is inspiring. His ability to achieve a 'win win' situation for his suppliers, team and company ensures he gets maximum results from the stong partnerships he creates. Simon would be a valuable addition to the Board of any organisation; commercially astute and highly strategic he sees the bigger picture whilst having a firm handle on the detail"
Cathy Bennett - Owner & Principle of Vertical
Simon has many qualities as both a procurement innovator and as a great people person / leader. Having worked with Simon and his global team for over 4 years I am able to reflect on the plans that
he introduced & implemented which now help the CEVA business stand out as a best in class procurement function and a great global business. It is rare to find such a procurement professional with
the vision, conviction, ability and passion and one that can clearly apply all this with a transformational process to deliver outstanding results across a highly complex and exceptionally successful
Always a consummate professional and one hell of a negotiator
Paul Layzell - Managing Director