Jon Fowler, Managing Director, Business & Industry, UK and Channel Islands
With over 28 years’ experience at managing director level Jon has worked within soft services businesses globally. In 1990 Jon started a group of his own document management companies which he later sold to Hays Plc in 1996, and subsequently worked with them to grow an office services business. Following Iron Mountain’s acquisition of this business, Jon developed European strategy and ran the EMEA mergers and acquisitions team for a number of years. Prior to joining OCS, Jon worked for Wincanton Plc, growing one of their soft services businesses, later sold to Restore Plc for £60m.
In 2016, Jon was appointed as Managing Director of the new specialist services division in the UK & Channel Islands for OCS, covering a diverse set of hard and soft FM services including tower painting, security, security systems, window cleaning, specialist cleaning, property, plant and compliance maintenance, landscaping and horticulture, cleaning and hygiene, vegetation management, catering and a waste business. In 2017, he also assumed P&L responsibility for our activity within the Finance, Professional Services and Manufacturing sectors across the UK, together with all operations in Scotland and Northern Ireland.