Jon Parr appointed as Managing Director Designate for Lowri Beck Services Limited

Lowri Beck Services Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Jon Parr as Managing Director Designate.

With 25 years in the Utility Industry, Jon joins Lowri Beck from Ferranti Computer Systems where he was Operations Director UK. Jon has been close to the UK’s journey from Classic to Smart Metering from his time spent between 1999 and 2010 with Sensus Metering to his more recent roles, he has gained a wide experience in data communications, software applications and physical metering systems alongside the commercial and business activities present in the UK market.

His experience gained through leadership roles including MD of Trilliant Networks UK, Head of Solution Delivery for Siemens and most recently Operations Director UK for Ferranti Computer Systems includes significant exposure to leading teams through business transformation & change and also new market entry across in Electricity, Gas and Water utility businesses in the UK and EU. 

Jon joins Lowri Beck Services Limited on 2nd October 2017, and will spend the next few months getting to know the business, readying it for the years to come. Jon will assume the role of Managing Director no later than April 2018, when Bob Vernon adopts the role of Executive Chairman for the Group of Companies.

Bob Vernon, Managing Director & Chairman of Lowri Beck commented: “Jon brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of the utility industry to this important role, with an exceptional track record of delivering growth and strategic transformation. I am delighted to welcome Jon to Lowri Beck as I begin to take a step back from the day to day management whilst retaining my ownership of the Group.”

Jon Parr comments: “I'm delighted to be joining Lowri Beck at this exciting time as together with their customers they accelerate the National Smart Metering roll out in support of the UK's low carbon future. With over 25 years of independent experience installing and managing energy metering and the associated data I look forward to expanding Lowri Beck's position beyond metering and data services in the future”