HENRY JAMES - MANAGING DIRECTOR
Henry is the third generation to be involved in the Battery Industry. Having worked for three separate battery companies before, during and now after completing his university degree in Business Management, he has developed a vast knowledge of the product and the market. A young and enthusiastic individual, he is happy to take on any challenge and help with any query.
PAUL ANDERSON - COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR
Paul is responsible for all aspects of the Company but takes primary responsibility for the Sales team by ensuring they are trained, motivated and excel in customer service. With 34 years’ experience in the battery industry, Paul was tutored by the Managing Director’s Grandfather and Father and works to ensure that the very best advice is given to all customers.
CHRIS NORTH – SALES DIRECTOR
Chris’s responsibilities include developing existing accounts and building new business relationships. With 26 years of experience working in the battery industry Chris is an experienced sales professional with his working life having been spent in the wholesale industry.
JUSTINE BRAIN - AREA ACCOUNT MANAGER
Justine has particular expertise in the Marine and Leisure industries and a background in account management. She is responsible for developing existing accounts, building new business relationships and managing and processing orders.
INTERNAL ACCOUNT MANAGERS/TELESALES
DAVE WALLACE – NATIONAL SALES MANAGER
Dave is responsible for managing, maintaining and increasing sales whilst building new and existing business relationships, plus managing a team of Internal Account managers. He has an extensive sales background stretching over 12 years in both B2B & B2C industries, helping him to provide the highest level of technical support and customer service. Dave is our in-house Product Specialist in the Golf and Motorbike sector.
ASHLEE GARDNER – INTERNAL ACCOUNT MANAGER
Ashlee’s responsibilities include sales, building business relationships, processing orders and providing quality customer advise, Ashlee is also our Health and Safety Officer. With previous experience in Sales, Ashlee has worked mainly in B2B businesses. Ashlee is our in-house Product Specialist in the Security and UPS sector
VANESSA HUMAN - MARKETING DIRECTOR
Vanessa heads the Marketing team at DBS and oversees both digital and traditional Marketing including strategic development, campaign planning, branding, communications, agency management, creative direction, promotions and initiatives to support Sales. Vanessa has a BA (hons) degree in Marketing with French in addition to over 20 years Marketing, brand and sales management experience in European and international B2B organisations.
JAYNE BLACKWELL – OPERATIONS MANAGER
Jayne has a wealth of experience in office administration and supervisor roles in both the UK and overseas. She has worked across various sectors and as a company secretary for the family business. Her responsibilities include, overseeing the warehouse, operations and the daily running of the office.
MARK WOOD - STOCK MANAGER
Mark is responsible for overseeing orders and ensuring stock levels are maintained. Mark has an extensive operational background stretching over 13 years, having previously worked for manufacturing organisations and in materials control.
KEVIN RICHARDS - FINANCE DIRECTOR
Kevin is responsible for heading the finance team, financial operations, financial planning and forecasting. He is a qualified accountant with 34 years of experience and prior to working at DBS Energy has had multiple directorships. Kevin is also a Practitioner of Managing Successful Programmes and a Company Secretary and Business Excellence Coach.