Chris Price, Procurement Director, The Glazerite UK Group

First Job: I joined the industry in 1984 to set up and run a stores and purchasing function for a trade fabricator in Coventry called Plastiseal.When did you join the company: After owning and running a window fabrication and then a composite door business based in Coventry, I joined Glazerite in 2010 as Purchasing Manager. I was invited to join More...

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By winactive On Wednesday, March 11th, 2020
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Martin Hitchin, CEO of Rehau

First Job: My very first job was as a shop assistant at Dixons.When did you join or set up current company: I joined Rehau in 1988.Most useful/favourite gadget: Digital Camera.Favourite/most useful website: Instagram. More...

By winactive On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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Vesa Nenye, Head of Customers and Markets UK & Ireland at Roto

First Job: Started my own chain of Games/Toy stores in Finland.When did you first join Roto: Having led many multinational sales teams, providing products to virtually all the major retailers on the high street, More...

By winactive On Thursday, January 30th, 2020
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Carol Slade, Managing Director of Masterframe

First job: Working for civil engineering firm I & H Brown in Perth, Scotland. When did you join current company: I joined Masterframe Windows in 2008 as Operations Director moving on to Sales & Operations More...

By winactive On Friday, November 22nd, 2019
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Richard Hall, Managing Director at Reynaers Aluminium UK

First Job: My first ever job was my paper round! After university, I started as a Graduate Trainee at Schaeffler, a company I left 22 years later as President of the UK Industrial business. When did you join More...

By winactive On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Kevin Whiting, Managing Director of MACO UK

First Job: I joined a successful European engineering company at the age of 16 and completed a good old fashioned 5-Year Mechanical and Production Engineering Apprenticeship. As soon as I finished they took More...

By winactive On Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
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Chris Jones, Sales Director of Deceuninck

First job: After school I started an apprenticeship in Bath with a printing company, but sadly it went into liquidation. A few friends worked at a glass company, so I got a job there, working on the aluminium More...

By winactive On Friday, June 14th, 2019
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Nathan Barr, Managing Director of ODL Europe

First job: Apprentice Toolmaker at Edwards Precision Engineering, making high pressure die casting tools and moulding toolsWhen did you join your current company: I joined ODL Europe in September 2017.Most More...

By winactive On Thursday, May 16th, 2019
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Craig Miller, Managing Director at AluFoldDirect

First job: Wanting a career with horses, I left school at 16 and joined the Household Cavalry Regiment, staying till I was 21.When did you set up AluFoldDirect: AluFoldDirect was set up in 2014. I used to run More...

By winactive On Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
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Nickie West, Event Director of The FIT Show

First Job: I’m not going to put dates to these career milestones; it’s far too painful! But becoming the youngest director and one of very few females appointed to the board of Robert Maxwell’s exhibition More...