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John Pye & Sons Ltd has welcomed Giorgio Vitale back into a senior commercial role

15 May, 2024

National auction house John Pye & Sons Ltd has welcomed Giorgio Vitale back to the business in the newly created role of SVP of Commercial Partnerships.

In his new position, Giorgio will focus on developing existing and prospective commercial partnerships and sales strategies across all verticals and markets across the UK and Europe. He will also be responsible for leading the commercial teams and helping to expand the business into new UK and overseas territories. Giorgio will report into Managing Director, Adam Pye, and fellow director Steve Anderson.

Giorgio was John Pye’s National Business Development Manager from 2015 to 2018, overseeing new business and marketing strategies, before leaving to undertake senior commercial roles within the international Ecommerce & Global Supply Chain sectors.

Giorgio’s return brings extensive B2C and B2B global recommerce expertise to the firm. Experienced in valuing and appraising assets across multiple commodities, including retail consumer goods, consumer electronics, luxury assets, vehicles and property, Giorgio has also developed an extensive network of enterprise level business partnerships across retail and supply chain logistics that will support John Pye’s ambitious growth strategies.

Speaking of his appointment, Giorgio said: I’m excited to return to John Pye at such a pivotal time for the business. As we look to expand into new territories and markets, I am confident that my global experience will help realise the firm’s ambitious plans.”

Adam Pye, said: “We’re so pleased to welcome Giorgio back to John Pye. With such in-depth senior-level international experience, he will be a huge asset to the team and play an important role in supporting our growth plans.”



About John Pye

John Pye & Sons Ltd (t/a John Pye Auctions, John Pye Professional Services and John Pye Property) has been trading for over 50 years and now holds more than 2,000 auctions a year across the UK, working on behalf of UK Banks, Finance Houses, Government Authorities, Insolvency Practitioners, Property Agents & Retail PLCs.

John Pye Auctions’ head office is the old Shipstone’s ‘Star’ Brewery at James Shipstone House, Radford Road, New Basford, Nottingham, NG7 7EA and the firm has 20 sites across the UK and one in Spain, selling a wide range of stock and assets from retail home & garden through to vehicles, plant & machinery, and property.

Adam Pye, Managing Director of John Pye & Sons Ltd, has been named one of The LDC - part of Lloyds Banking Group - Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders for 2023 and was named ‘Company Leader of the Year’ at TheBusinessDesk.com’s East Midlands Business Leadership Awards.

John Pye Auctions has been awarded Midlands Family Business Awards ‘Family Business of the Year’ 2016 and Property Mark Employer Champion of The Year 2017 as well as being 6x winners of the headline award, Asset Valuer/Auctioneer award at the Turnaround, Restructuring and Insolvency (TRI) award, celebrating excellence in the turnaround, restructuring and insolvency industry.

For more details about John Pye & Sons Ltd asset management services and current auction listings go to: www.johnpye.co.uk

Media contact: Rachael van Oudheusden, hello@bigoldhouse.com, 07989961082