Simon Holmes has joined T H WHITE as Group Service Manager for Agriculture and Construction, reporting to Operations Director Adrian Lovegrove. Based at Marlborough, Simon has worked with agricultural machinery ever since completing his education and brings more than 30 years of career experience to his new role.
Throughout his working life Simon has had strong links with the CNHi franchise, starting with a Leicestershire Case IH dealerin 1989, followed by more than a decade with New Holland dealer Platts Harris – punctuated by a sabbatical in Australia where he worked on a number of farms, at one point being responsible for 1,000 sheep!
In 2002 Simon joined CNHi UK in Basildon providing training and technical support on harvester products. From 2012 he worked at the CNH combine plant in Belgium where he became Product Quality Specialist for New Holland rotary combines built at Zedelgem.
Off duty, Simon enjoys hill walking challenges, health and fitness and is learning to play the bass guitar. He has a keen interest in old farm machinery and is researching a book on New Holland combines.