Dr Sachin Saigal, Managing Director, Avocet Hardware Group 

Facts and Figures: First Job: Resident doctor  Most useful/favourite gadget: My phone, although it can also be my worst enemy! Favourite Website: Financial Times  Favourite restaurant: Opheem Birmingham, amazing Indian food! Business person you admire: I get inspired by many people in business, for example Jeff Bezos, Warren More...

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By winactive On Tuesday, November 29th, 2022

Steve Winslet, Managing Director of Victorian Sliders

Facts and Figures: First job: I started as Pioneer Concrete’s youngest trainee Plant Manager in London. Following several promotions, I was appointed to manage the Byfleet Plant, one of their biggest sites More...

By winactive On Tuesday, November 1st, 2022

Rhonda Ridge, Managing Director of Ab Initio Systems

Facts and Figures: First Job: Joined NatWest Bank straight from school.  When did you set up current company: 1995 Most useful gadget: I couldn’t live without an iPhone  Most useful websites: More...

By winactive On Friday, September 16th, 2022

Steve Cross, Director of Mercury Glazing Supplies

Facts and Figures: First job: Trainee Builders Merchant. When did you join or set up current company: We set up Mercury in 2002 – this year is our 20th anniversary! Most useful/favourite gadget: It More...

By winactive On Thursday, July 21st, 2022

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 More...

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...