John Mason International has appointed Simon Hood to its executive board, as sales and marketing director.
The international removal specialist recruited Simon (32) to head up its marketing and sales team in 2015. And the high flyer has impressed in the role, raising the firm’s profile within the industry, in the wider relocation fraternity, and among consumers. With a combination of creative flare and a perceptiveness of market trends, Simon has gained individual business success since starting out in 2009.
Simon has worked within the global mobility industry for eight years – and has been recognised for his skills, expertise and achievements on several occasions during that time. Most recently, he was named in the top 10 of the Best Global Moving Rising Star of the Year category, in the International Mobility Convention’s Achievement in Mobility Awards.
Since joining John Mason International, Simon has cemented its reputation as one of the leading international moving companies in the UK.
“This is a very exciting time here – and we are thrilled to be welcoming Simon to the executive board,” said Noel Briscoe, chief operating officer at John Mason International.
“Our team is world-renowned for the high quality services and support it provides to those wishing to up roots and move to pastures new. And Simon’s enthusiasm, Innovation, fresh outlook and creative strengths will further enhance our reputation as leaders in this field.”
Based in London and Liverpool, John Mason International is one of the top 100 removals companies in the world – providing professional, high quality, services to and from the UK to international destinations. Founded in 1884, the firm has many years’ experience within the moving industry, coordinating moves – tailored to individual circumstances – by sea, road and air.
“I’m flattered to be asked to take on a more senior role at this long-established and ambitious company,” said Simon Hood.
“This is a fantastic opportunity – and I’m looking forward to some challenging but enjoyable and exciting times ahead at John Mason International over the coming months and years. The industry is undergoing a large amount of change brought about by new regulations and growing technology.
“John Mason has an excellent reputation within the industry and I’m looking forward to ensuring this, whilst we continue to see the company grow.”