04 Oct

Everard Group Ltd. (J D Garage Equipment) Announces Promotion of New Finance Director

Everard (J D Garage Equipment) has announced the promotion of Financial Controller, Nigel Sparks to the new position of Finance Director.


Everard Group Ltd. (JDGE) has appointed Nigel Sparks as its new Financial Director. Nigel joined the company in 2017 as Financial Controller assuming responsibility for managing the company’s Financial Department alongside the company’s Directors.  He previously spent two years at Ebuyer as their FC. With over 20 years’ experience in financial management, holding senior positions where he has shown a talent for improving efficiency and streamlining financial accounts.  Qualified as a Chartered Accountant in May 2002 at local firm Smailes Goldie, Everard (J D Garage Equipment) are pleased that Nigel has accepted this new position.


He said: “I am very pleased to be offered the role of Finance Director at Everard (JDGE).  We have experienced a period of rapid growth over the past few years with the company becoming a major supplier in the garage equipment sector.  I look forward to working with James, Nick and the team in continuing this growth and success through company innovation, development, investment, and old-fashioned hard work.”

Everard (J D Garage Equipment) is the leading independent company in the UK at the forefront of innovation in the garage equipment industry. Sparks will be responsible for analyzing performance, working on strategies for growth, and the day to day management of the incredible growth at this young and vibrant company.


He will hold a position on the company’s board reporting to directors Nick and James Everard.


“We have seen exceptional growth and are pleased Nigel has accepted this position.  The next few years will see a significant transformation of the automotive sector around new technologies and changing customer behaviours. Nigel will add a vast amount of experience, particularly in e-commerce and invaluable insight, as the company develops and executes its strategy over the next few years. He is a welcome addition to the Board and with his proven track record I am confident in his abilities and look forward to his continuing contributions and success in his new role,” said James Everard, Sales Director at Everard (previously J D Garage Equipment).

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