Motocaddy appoints new Managing Director

Motocaddy, the world brand leader in powered golf trolleys, has strengthened its executive team with the appointment of John Helas as the new Managing Director.

Based at the company’s headquarters near Stansted airport, he will take up the position immediately.

He joins Motocaddy after holding a similar position at Stanley Security, within the Black & Decker group. His previous experience in senior executive roles ranges across the commercial and passenger vehicle industry to hi-tech Telecoms.

A keen golfer, John will be assuming the role from former MD, Tony Webb. Tony remains a Director of the company and continues as a Board executive focussing on special projects and business development opportunities.

Chairman David Wells commented: “I’m delighted to announce John’s appointment as our new Managing Director. He brings a huge amount of experience and knowledge to the business and I’m totally confident that he will lead the experienced team to the next level of growth.

“Having recently launched the new M-Series and with further new products lined up for 2019, John joins the business at an exciting time,” he added.

Founded in 2004, Motocaddy has proved to be the most innovative brand in the trolley sector for over a decade and now sells in more than 40 countries worldwide. For more information on all Motocaddy products, please visit

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As an avid golfer since the age of eleven Dan lives and breathes all things golf.  With a current handicap of eleven he gets out and plays as often as his work life (and girlfriend) allows. Dan confesses to still being like a kid at Christmas when it comes to seeing the latest golf equipment. Having served as GolfPunk’s Deputy Editor, and resident golf geek for the past 13 years and working for golf's oldest brand, John Letters Dan brings to GOLF RETAILING an excellent understanding of the sector.