Cova Security Gates Ltd appoints Jonathan Cowan to its Board of Directors
Posted on 2nd August 2022 at 12:49
Cova Security Gates Ltd (CSG), a leading UK-based manufacturer of high-quality perimeter security equipment, announces the appointment of Jonathan Cowan to its Board of Directors to help drive the company's future growth.
Jonathan, who has worked within the business for ten years, is the son of Gerry Cowan, co-founder and current chairman and executive director. Jonathan started his career with Cova in 2012, working in the UK factory as an electrical control panel technician.
Over the past 10 years, Jonathan has gained significant experience in all aspects of the business, even carrying out various installations and maintenance operations of bi-folding gates, road blockers, bollards, and barriers. These installations have seen Jonathan travel the world with time spent in Turkey, Serbia, and Kosovo to name a few.
After gaining his higher national diploma (HND) in electrical and electronic engineering in 2020, Jonathan, studied a work-based degree in engineering project management with the University of Portsmouth graduating with a first-class BSc with honours this July.
Speaking about his appointment, Jonathan said: “I am delighted to be appointed to the board of directors. I owe my success to the strength of Cova’s creative culture in project delivery and innovation. I look forward to working with the team to continue our growth and success.”
Jonathan added that his primary focus as director will be on delivering new initiatives and products to build on Cova Security Gates high-quality product and service portfolio.
"At a time when the world is facing significant challenges, I believe that CSG, can offer new solutions to streamline the installation and maintenance of our perimeter security products” he said.
Cova Security Gates’ Managing Director, Jon Trott, said: “Jonathan has shown considerable drive and determination in improving our electrical controls offering and has been responsible for many innovative and cost-effective process initiatives."
"Jonathan’s impact is wide-ranging and can be seen in our marketing regime, producing video content, photography, and other materials. In recognising Jonathan’s drive, determination and ability, an appointment to the Board of Directors is the natural step for Jonathan and Cova Security Gates Ltd. We may have been trading for 35 years but remain focused on delivering high-quality perimeter security gate systems today and long into the future.”
Jonathan Cowan (Through the Years)
Jonathan (left) and his brother Ali visiting our factory as young children.
Jonathan assembling a bespoke electrical control panel for a project in 2015.
Jonathan (left) on a promotional video shoot for our maintenance department in 2017.
Jonathan standing proud next to a bespoke electrical control panel he designed.
Jonathan and family celebrating his graduation from the University of Portsmouth having just gained a first class degree.
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