Ron Pearce

ron pearceWith over 20 years in both operational management and M&A roles for major internationals, Ron brings exceptional business insight to transactions. Starting at STC and then joining Plessey, Ron followed ten years developing state-of-the-art air navigation systems with 12 years in business development, marketing and sales. Instrumental in introducing major new defence and ATC radar systems, he also served as a Council Member of EUROCAE. At THORN EMI from 1987, Ron substantially increased defence export sales and penetrated the US DoD market. He then had a pivotal role as Strategy Director for Thorn Security & Electronics, in its restructuring and successful later divestment. He went on to establish a greenfield manufacturing operation in the Czech Republic in 1996 for a US automotive components group, before roles as MD of German and UK subsidiaries. In 2000, Ron became M&A Director for Thales Group where he managed deals in the UK, Europe, USA, South America and the Far East

Ron holds an honours degree in Electrical Engineering from London University and an MSc in Telecommunication Technology from the University of Aston in Birmingham.