Context is delighted to announce the recent promotion of two of our Senior Business Development managers. Matt Dowson has been promoted to Regional Sales Manager for the West of England and Neil Head-Rapson has been promoted to Regional Sales Manager for the South East of England.
As of 1st April Neil is head of the business development team in our London office and Matt is head of the sales teams in our offices in Cheltenham and Warrington.
Neil started at Context in September 2011 and began as an Account Manager brought on to drive new business. In his first year at Context Neil delivered over £700,000 in orders and has progressively increased this amount year on year, in the last financial year he delivered £1.6m in orders, this has been in addition to increased management responsibilities of supervising the Telemarketing team and later the Business Development Executives Team.
Neil comments “Context is continuing to drive the industry forward with our involvement in the CBEST scheme, Red Teaming development andour Research overall; I’m looking forward to getting stuck into the new role and driving business forward, with a key goal being to enhance the account management function, in addition to developing the service definitions and actively increasing awareness that Context is the number one security company in the industry”.
Matt started with Context in August 2012 and began as a Senior Business Development Manager tasked with attaining new business and developing those accounts. Matt has worked with some of Context’s most prestigious clients and recognised the opportunity to increase the research work with defence contractors, something that has proven lucrative; in the last year alone Matt brought in over £2m in orders. Matt says “I’m looking forward to growing the teams in Cheltenham and the West of England, becoming a strategic Account Manager for the West of England and to enhancing Context’s evident growth and development, most importantly I want to keep having fun while doing it”.
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