Europa Worldwide Group has appointed entrepreneur Rob Jones (pictured) as its first non-executive director. Jones, who worked closely with Europa MD Andrew Baxter when he acquired the company in 2013, has the immediate task of reviewing the company’s strategy across all divisions in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic. He will also advise on future post-Brexit business opportunities. Baxter said Jones’ entrepreneurial skills will be valuable to the company going forward. He is one of four founders of security firm […]
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