Chamber announces new Chairman


Monday 28 January 2019



Brian Jones has been elected as Chairman of Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce.

Brian has multiple private business interests, but is best known locally as Chairman of Alwalton Hall, a beauty and wellness centre set in a stunning Georgian mansion to the west of Peterborough, which he jointly owns with his wife and business partner, Maggie.

John Bridge OBE DL, Chief Executive of Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce, commented: “I am pleased to advise Brian has been elected as Chairman of the Chamber Board.

“His prior experience includes 15 years on the executive boards of FTSE100 companies, including as Chief Information Officer at Allied Domecq, Head of Business Transformation at Burberry, Chief Commercial Officer at Smiths Group, and President of Smiths Detection. This unusual combination of entrepreneurship and a successful global corporate career, have given Brian a wealth of experience to draw upon as well as a passion for independent businesses and we very much look forward to working with him.”

Speaking of his appointment Brian Jones, Chairman of Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce, said: “It is a privilege to be leading such an accomplished board at such an extraordinary time. I believe businesses in the region are entitled to expect a lot from us, especially considering the nexus of challenges and uncertainties that we’re all currently facing.

“Positioning the Chambers optimally to serve our members and the wider business community is our most urgent priority, and I’m certain that the exciting changes that the board and management are currently undertaking will be instrumental in inspiring business success throughout the region for many years to come.”





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