Ropes Courses recruits

Adventure products specialist Ropes Courses has appointed Jon Weston as its new vice president of sales and marketing and made a number of other key appointments.

Weston will focus on future organisational growth strategies for the firm and is responsible for building and managing global sales and marketing, as well as driving exponential growth within the industry.

Prior to joining Ropes Courses, he served as an executive at RR Donnelly where he led the company’s sales and marketing teams for their SEC financial reporting solution, ActiveDisclosure. In addition, Weston was the founder of financial software company ViewIQ and served as a member of the original management team at Private Business, a bank services technology firm that provided loan-tracking software to more than 2,000 institutions.

“Jon brings more than 26 years of experience in leading strong sales and marketing teams. We are thrilled to have Jon joining the Ropes Courses, Inc., team to add leadership to continue to build upon growing our business relationships with new and existing customers and strategic growth initiatives,” said Jim Liggett, president of Ropes Courses. “Jon’s sales leadership skills will help us to continue to successfully scale our worldwide business growth. We anticipate excellent results from his addition to the Ropes Courses, Inc., team.”

The firm also made a number of other appointments, including: Erin McLaughlin as aftermarket sales representative, handling equipment and repair needs for current customers; Zac Bergemann as services manager,  helping to manage the installation, training and inspections workflow and Amelia Chapman, designer, responsible for working with new clients and designing a ropes course to fit their business needs.

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