Jim has previously held Chief Executive & Senior Management positions in a wide range of organisations and has also held numerous Board position roles with different UK charities.
He has been Managing Director of Panton McLeod and Panton McLeod Americas since 2011 when he took over the business from Jim Panton Senior. He fulfils the strategic leadership role for the both businesses and oversees the Sales and Marketing function along with his partner in crime, Eddy McLeod and fellow Directors Neil and Scott.
Born in South Africa, Jim moved to the UK as a teenager (when Jim Senior moved back to the UK for work reasons). After leaving school he held high levels of responsibility during a 12 year stint as an Officer in the British Army managing and flying helicopters with the Army Air Corps.
Random Fact: Jim is self confessed triathlon nerd and in 2021 he competed for the GB age group team at the World Aquathlon Championships (1000m swim and 5km run) finishing 7th in his age-group. He is qualified for and looking forward to World and European Sprint Triathlon and Aquathlon Championships in 2022.
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