FELIXSTOWE, UK – MANAGERS from John Henry Group have been remembering a popular colleague, who died suddenly las year, by holding a sailing competition in his memory in Felixstowe.
Dave Brinson had worked for John Henry Group’s Biscomm (fibre network upgrade and cabling) division for many years but died suddenly in 2014, with news of his death reaching members of the management team whilst they were out sailing at the Felixstowe Regatta.
In tribute to Dave, John Henry Comms (communications civil engineering) and John Henry Biscomm both part of the larger John Henry Group, competed for the inaugural first Dave Brinson Sailing Cup which will continue to be held annually in his memory.
“Dave was a popular colleague and is dearly missed by all members of staff at the John Henry Group,” said director Jim Henry, one of the event organisers, who also skippered the John Henry Comms boat to victory.
“This competition will mark Dave’s time at the company and ensure that he is remembered year on year as we compete for the trophy that bears his name.”