Date: 24th April 2015
Location: DW Stadium, Loire Drive, Robin Park, Wigan, WN5 0UH
Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Theme: Business Strategy, Open new markets & Export, Start a business
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We hope you can join us for our April Business Growth Lunch with guest speaker Wayne Jones, Head of Global After Sales at MAN Diesel & Turbo (MDT) SE.
11.30am - Registration
12.05pm - Welcome from Business Growth Hub
12.15pm - Wayne Jones, Head of Global After Sales, MAN Diesel & Turbo (MDT) SE
Wayne has been Head of the Global After Sales of MDT SE since January 2010, now part of the giant automotive manufacturer, Volkswagen. Prior to this he was Managing Director of MDT-UK where he was responsible for transforming the business from Manufacturing to Service, loss making to profit within 18 months. Previously, Wayne was Customer Support Service Director of Sulzer Pumps and has worked in the Service Industry for more than 25 years.
After completing his apprenticeship, he graduated with an Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering before taking up various roles in Manufacturing, R&D, Project Management, Sales and After Sales with significant international experience.
Wayne is passionate about the Manufacturing Sector with numerous roles such as Vice President of Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce where he chaired the Employment Ownership of Skills creating 900 new apprenticeships across various sectors. Regular business surveys place Wayne as one of the most influential people in Greater Manchester.
12.55pm - Closing Remarks - Wigan Council
1.00pm - Lunch and Networking
2.00pm - Event Close