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Ron Ellis appointed Head of Business Development at BGEN

Ron Ellis appointed Head of Business Development at BGEN

BGEN, a UK-based engineering firm, has announced the appointment of Ron Ellis as its new Head of Business Development.

In the new role, Ellis will develop and implement the firm’s sales strategy across all business units, including Engineering Solutions, Technology, Nuclear, and International. His remit also includes extending BGEN’s engineering solutions to existing clients and securing new business opportunities in various sectors, such as power and energy, pharmaceuticals, utilities, industrial, and food and beverage.

Ellis will report to CEO Robin Whitehead. His responsibilities include expanding BGEN’s mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, control, and automation (MEICA) offerings among its current clients and pursuing new business in the energy transition space.

“BGEN has enjoyed significant growth in recent years and I’m looking forward to playing my part in the future success of the company,” said Ron Ellis.

“As a business, we’re here to help solve some of the toughest engineering challenges of the modern world. BGEN has an enviable reputation within the sectors it operates, and along with the wider team, we’ll be identifying and securing contracts which align with our strategic goals.”

Ellis brings over three decades of experience within the oil, gas, power, and renewable sectors, working with clients such as National Grid, Scottish Power, SSE, Balfour Beatty, ExxonMobil, Northern Power Grid, and UK Power Networks. He is a chartered fellow of the Institute of Management.

“It’s testament to our reputation as an employer of choice that we’re able to welcome someone of Ron’s calibre to our senior team,” said Robin Whitehead, CEO of BGEN. 

“He brings with him a wealth of experience, much of which has been gained in the energy sector. With 60% of our work being related to the energy transition, he’s sure to be a valuable addition to the business – playing a key role in the delivery of next generation digital, electrical and mechanical engineering solutions to some of the biggest players within the sectors and industries we operate.”

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