John Shenton was born in Birmingham, England and grew up in postwar England. He spent several years as a Radio Officer onboard a variety of vessels sailing to the Persian Gulf, the Indian Ocean and South China seas.
With degrees and a background in electronics and computers he has lived and worked within the United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland and Canada.
While doing so, he established numerous trading relationships in Japan, Korea, the USA, China and other countries.
He has been retired for some time now living in Montréal Canada enjoying golfing, sailing and many other things automotive.