Phil Parry, Business Development Director of Epwin Window Systems

Facts and Figures: First job: Design Draughtsman for DC Norris & Co. designing industrial food processing equipment. When did you join current company: September 2020. Most useful/favourite gadget: My most useful business gadget is my iPhone. But on a personal level, my favourite is my bean to cup coffee machine! Favourite/most More...

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By winactive On Thursday, May 5th, 2022

Guy Hubble, Joint Managing Director at RegaLead

Facts and Figures: First job: My first job was as a Management Trainee at Slumberland Group, the bed and furniture manufacturers, where I gained experience in production management, quality systems and product More...

By winactive On Thursday, May 5th, 2022

Robert Thiroff Managing Director at Profine UK

Facts and Figures: First Job: Apprentice carpenter at R Durtnell & Sons, the oldest building company in the world! When did you join or set up current company: I joined profine UK in April, 2008. Most More...

By winactive On Tuesday, March 15th, 2022

Steve Hudson Managing Director at Alutech Systems

Facts and Figures First Job: I started out as a trainee scaffolder, then I got the chance to go to college to learn all the practical aspects of civil engineering, which was more my thing. Scaffolding was More...

By winactive On Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Gary Morton, Managing Director of Central Window Systems

First Job: Thermoseal Services – Service Engineer. I’d gone grape-picking in France to‘find myself’, then came back and found myself unemployed. I saw the job in the local paper.When did you set up More...

By winactive On Thursday, November 18th, 2021

Austin McGillian, Chairman, New World Developments, owner of Apeer Doors and Lumi Windows

First job: Delivering newspapers. That was the only job I have had outside of the family, and I kept that paper round until I was 15. After leaving college at 18 I joined the family business, which was a petrol More...

By winactive On Friday, September 17th, 2021

Martin Thurley, Group Managing Director, Liniar

First Job: I started as a temp on a 3-month contract in the late 1980s in the Goods-In department of a local joinery company – main duties were making tea, sweeping the warehouse and standing in the cold More...

By winactive On Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

Elton Boocock, Managing Director of Business Pilot

First Job: I left school at 16 to join the Army Junior Leader Regiment of the Royal Corp of Transport. After the Army, I ended up working for a property maintenance company, fitting windows, then eventually More...

By winactive On Wednesday, June 16th, 2021

Daniel Baker, Managing Director at Origin

First Job: My first job was in mechanical engineering, working for my father at his firm, Jones Baker. I was there for four years and learned so many of the fundamentals that I still rely on today.Date of joining More...

By winactive On Friday, January 22nd, 2021

Darren Woodcock, Deceuninck Operations Director

First job? Aged 17, I joined Hepworth Plc as an Injection Moulding Technician. The factory was in the centre of Wolverhampton (now a retail park) with over 1,000 workers. It was an apprenticeship for life and More...