Aidan Harte, Managing Director, Freefoam Building Products

First job? My uncle owned a butcher shop in Cork,and I worked there during the summer holiday when I was 14 years old. It was a great experience and gave me my first taste of business.When did you join your current company? I joined Freefoam in 1993 as Financial Controller.Most useful/favourite gadget? iPhone and my Surface Pro.Most useful/favourite More...

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By winactive On Tuesday, June 30th, 2020

Clare O’Hara, Managing Director of Epwin Window Systems

First Job: Development Chemist in Marine Development at Castrol Oil.Most useful/favourite gadget: My iPhone – it’s like a portable office.Favourite/most useful website: Am I allowed an app? I’m trying to More...

By winactive On Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

Guy Ferguson, CEO, Police Crime Prevention Initiatives

Favourite sport: Rugby. Staunch England fan. Played for various Met Police sides. Now Vice-Chair of the Met Police Rugby Club.Keen cyclist: Takes part in the annual charity Croydon to Arnhem ride to commemorate More...

By winactive On Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Chris Price, Procurement Director at Glazerite

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 More...

By winactive On Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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...