Peter Howes – President
Norton Motorcycles (Canada) Ltd.
Peter has co-founder and President of Norton Canada. He is an avid motorcycle collector and mechanic, and has been riding motorcycles since his youth in Luton, just north of London in the UK. It was there during his early riding years that he gained experience with the historic Norton Dominator and Commando, not just as a rider, but as a mechanic as well. Peter has racedon motorcycle tracks ranging from the local sites at Mosport and Shannonville, to riding the renowned Time Trials (TT) route on the Isle of Man, and Willowsprings raceway in the US.
However, Peter’s riding experience wasn’t all for pleasure, although he served for a number of years with the police service in the UK, Peter’s working career in Canada was with the nation’s largest municipal police service where he helped introduce new standards for driver and motorcycle training and operations along with vehicle and motorcycle selection, during his time as a police fleet manager.
Today Peter is passionate about promoting Norton and delivery to customers, the riding and ownership experience that were the hallmark of the brand in his youth.
Chairman – Board of Directors
Co-Founder of Norton Canada, he currently operates a number of companies in the automotive sector. Amongst his operations is the largest Suzuki motorcycle dealership in the country, with the highest sales volumes in many years since 2001. Sam experience is automotive businesses development had been acquired through years of practical and hands-on management. With his experience in support Sam knows that success which isn’t measured solely in terms of money but by levels of service, support and customer satisfaction.
Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
.Jim has served as corporate principle to a variety of companies in Canada and the United States giving him a broad background of experience and opportunities to create financial stability in differing environments and circumstances. Jim has extensive training and experience in business analysis, project management and business re-engineering and he has been fortunate to have taken a number of companies through the growths, while also having lead others through complex change processes.