Lord Digby Jones joins ShP

Acclaimed business leader Digby, Lord Jones of Birmingham, Kt, has joined the team at Morecambe-based IT and handset disposal firm ShP Ltd.

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Lord Jones, who will act as a special advisor, announced he will be advising ShP on its growth and strategy throughout 2013/14 to a gathered audience of entrepreneurs at the firm's headquarters.

He will mentor the growing business and share with them the knowledge he has acquired throughout four strong decades in business.

Throughout his career, Digby has worked at a number of top firms, in both the public and private sector, including positions within government. During this time, he held a number of senior managerial and directorial roles, providing guidance and leadership to his peers. In 2005 he was knighted for his services to business.

Simon Walsh, sales director at ShP said: “We are thrilled to have Lord Jones as our special advisor. His experience and knowledge in the business community is second to none and we welcome the opportunity to secure his support.

"Small, growing businesses are the grass roots upon which economic growth relies and with his outstanding track record we are confident we will develop our growth strategy significantly.” Digby, Lord Jones of Birmingham, Kt added: “Innovation, brand quality and sheer hard work are the components required for 21st century success and ShP has them by the bucketful. I’m proud to become special advisor to ShP and I’m looking forward to supporting the management team to promote further growth and champion the company as a great British business.”