Chipside appoints parking industry veteran as Business Development Manager


Chipside, a specialist provider of digital parking and permitting services, has appointed Leighton Ponting as its new Business Development Manager. With more than three decades of experience in business sales and management, and 15 years involvement in the parking industry, Leighton will drive Chipside’s expansion into new markets in 2019.

Leighton has previously worked in sales and management for IT and manufacturing companies across the United Kingdom. He transitioned to parking in 2005 and has since built a highly respected network of industry contacts and professionals. In previous roles, Leighton has been responsible for the management and roll out of the latest technology in coin, card and contactless parking payments.

“A lot of Chipside’s successes can be credited to its people and we are thrilled Leighton Ponting will be dedicating his sales and business acumen to our team,” comments Chipside CEO, Paul Moorby OBE. “We are constantly looking at ways to introduce our innovation to markets we know will benefit from our digital parking and permitting services. Leighton’s consultancy experience, technical knowledge and impressive network in the parking industry will allow us to explore new opportunities with hospitals, universities and private parking in 2019.”

Leighton Ponting commented; “I was attracted to Chipside because of its unmatched reputation in the parking industry – both in terms of its innovation and customer service. Its 2025 company road map and strategy is industry leading, and I look forward to being a part of Chipside’s exciting future growth and development.”


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