Meet the Team

The Electrosonic Group comprises two regional bases; one located in the USA, which covers NA/LATAM and one in the UK, which covers EMEA/APAC. Both regional bases have additional locations to support service and delivery globally.

Jon Hancock

CEO, Electrosonic Group

Jon Hancock is Chief Executive of Electrosonic Group. Jon has spent the last 20 years in the technology related services sector. He formerly worked for Accenture, where he built his foundation in consulting services, and then spent 8 years as Global Chief Operating Officer of an $800m technology business that specialised in using technology to help mainly Fortune 100 clients transform their businesses.   He has led global teams of over 10,000 people and has spent much of his time in America, Europe, India, South East Asia and Australasia.

 “I recently joined Electrosonic to take the 54 year journey of the company to its next phase of development. Technology capabilities are evolving quickly and this brings a unique opportunity for forward thinking AV specialists. I was excited to join after meeting the leadership teams and was awed by the passion and capability within the business. Electrosonic has many “firsts” in the audio visual industry and the prospects for global growth are clear to see”.

Steve Leyland

Chairman

Steve is an experienced board Chairman and Non-Executive Director with an extensive knowledge of technology, sales and marketing gained from serving as an operational executive for such companies as Barco, Polycom and Intel in multiple geographies. He has worked and lived in London, Los Angeles, New York, Brussels and Paris, and led multi-functional teams in India, China and Latin America.  

 “Being independent from the day-to-day management of the business, I hope to provide objective criticism, advice and guidance to the executive management team to help build Electrosonic’s presence and reputation around the world for serving our customers’ needs, no matter what it takes.”

Bryan Hinckley

President USA

Bryan is responsible for Electrosonic’s operations across the United States. An Electrosonic veteran who joined us in 1999, Bryan has served as a project manager for projects in Taiwan, Japan and throughout North America. He also managed Electrosonic’s US Products Division and the AV Design Consulting team, and was promoted to President of the US business operations in 2017.

“I am continuing to build on Electrosonic’s strong foundations in the US and Latin America as we drive to expand our world-class team, adding more innovative technology solutions while further enhancing our industry-leading services.”

Donald Stuart

Managing Director, EMEA

Donald Stuart is Electrosonic's Managing Director of EMEA reporting to CEO Jon Hancock, and is based in London. A native of South Africa with an MBA from the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business, Stuart has spent his career leading professional services and technology businesses most recently at the helm of TMARA Group. Prior to that, he held CEO positions at Brainstorm Mobile Solutions, a global mobile solutions provider, and The IQ Business Group, a global management consulting firm and Dimensions Data.

“It’s very exciting to be joining a world leader in AV and experience and engagement solutions,” said Stuart. “Electrosonic is world class in designing and delivering engagement solutions where people live, work and play. As the world changes how people engage with everything around them Electrosonic will be at the forefront of enabling that world. And that’s a very exciting space to be in.”

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