The Bott Group Managing Directors jointly bear the strategic and operational responsibility for the areas of development, production, sales, human resources and finance across all Bott companies. Within the local companies they are supported by other members of the executive board.

Bott Group CEO's Jan Willwm Jongert und Clive Woodward

Jan Willem Jongert Clive R. Woodward


"Bott is extremely well prepared for further healthy growth. We are and will continue to be the specialists in the premium segment and an expert system solutions partner for our customers in the workstations segment – both mobile and stationary. " - Jan Willem Jongert

"We see it as our duty to offer our customers the very best in products and services at all times. It is the ethos which motivates the entire Bott team. " - Clive R. Woodward

Managing Director Biographies

Jan Willem Jongert
Born in the Netherlands in 1964, Jan Willem Jongert studied Mechanical Engineering and International Marketing Management. More recently he was employed as CEO of Schwarzmüller, a leading manufacturer of Commercial Vehicles. Here, he re-organised the sales model and made a name for himself helping to turn the Company’s fortunes around. Prior to that, Jongert held various positions for the Jungheinrich Group, a leading manufacturer of material handling equipment, logistics systems and services.

Clive R Woodward
Clive Woodward joined the Board of Bott Ltd in 1987 after a short spell in an engineering consultancy providing services to companies in the Bude area. Born in Derby in 1962, he graduated from Loughborough University in 1984 with a 1st Class Hons.Degree in Production Engineering and Management, and was sponsored through his training by RHP Bearings. Clive took on the role of CEO of Bott Ltd, following the retirement of the former owners in 1996. He then took on a wider role of Joint Managing Director of the Bott Group alongside Dr.Reinhard Wollermann-Windgasse, following a restructuring in 2004. Under their tenure, both the UK Company and the Group have enjoyed consistent strong growth. Bott Ltd is now the leading UK supplier of Workshop Equipment/Furniture and has also become a market leader in the Conversion of Light Commercial Vehicle Fleets.

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