Meet The Team

MANAGING DIRECTOR

 
 
Henry James - Managing Director

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.
 
 

EXTERNAL SALES

 
 
Chris North - Sales Director

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 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.
 
 

MELISSA EVANS - AREA ACCOUNT MANAGER

 
 
Melissa has a wealth of experience in sales and account management across markets including advertising, logistics, telecoms and agriculture.  She is responsible for building new business and managing and developing accounts.
 
 
 

INTERNAL ACCOUNT MANAGERS/TELESALES

 
 
Dave Wallace - National Sales Manager

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.
 
Hannah Wilcox - New Business Account Manager

HANNAH WILCOX - NEW BUISINESS ACCOUNT MANAGER

 
Hannah has experience in customer service and sales management in several sectors. Her role at DBS Leoch is new customer acquisition and liaison with customers.
 
 
 
 

MARKETING

 
 
Vanessa Human - Marketing Manager

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.
 
 

OPERATIONS

 
 
Jayne Blackwell - Office Manager

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.
 
 

FINANCE

 
 
Kevin Richards - Finance Director

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.