Prior to buying Volvox with LDC in 2005, John was CEO of Ring PLC a £90m turnover distributor of lighting and automotive products. Volvox Group engages in designing, manufacturing, and distributing products to transport industries, workshops, leisure, and the industrial consumables market. John has grown the company from modest beginnings to a turnover of over £50m and repaid the loans for the purchase of the business. Volvox Group is also involved in delivering mains power in vehicles from the 12v battery to developing eco-friendly wind-up torches. John was awarded the MBE in the 2015 New Years Honours List for services as Chairman of Hollybank Trust.
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