Scot Gerry, Supply Chain Director at Synseal Group

First job: A paper round at 8 or 9, but proper job was with IBM UK in Greenock the very next day after my last exam at university. When did you join current company? I joined Synseal in November of last year. Previously I was the Supply Chain Director at SIG Plc. Most useful/favourite gadget: Apart from a bottle opener, the phone is still the best way More...

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By winactive On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Steve Milham, Whiteline’s Group Managing Director

First Job: Running a dairy herd of Jersey cows and Hereford beef cattle. When did you join Whiteline: I joined as a consultant in 2009 becoming Managing Director some 6 weeks later. Favourite gadget: I couldn’t More...

By winactive On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Andrew Thomson, Design & Development Director, Ultraframe (UK)

First Job: I join the Royal Navy as an Engineering Officer at 18 and was lucky to be sent to university by them.  My first design job was at Dyson just as the firm was starting. When did you join current company: More...

By winactive On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Neil Evans, Sales Director, The Veka UK Group

First Job: Insurance Claims Clerk (chief photocopier!). You were always told to join a bank or insurance company (at least you were in my house) for security. When did you join current company: Joined Veka 31st More...

By winactive On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Ian Short, Managing Director of Morley Glass & Glazing

First job: Milk round along with morning and evening paper rounds – I’ve never been afraid of hard work or early starts! When did you join or set up your current company: Morley Glass and Glazing was set up More...

By winactive On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Gareth Williams, Operations Director of Distinction Doors

First job: I was a mechanical engineer in the Royal Navy. When did you join Distinction Doors: 2 February 2015. Most useful/favourite gadget: My smart phone; I can’t believe how much I actually do through apps More...

By winactive On Monday, January 9th, 2017

John Adams, Customer Service Director at the Customade Group

First job: Trainee manager at Wickes Building Supplies. When did you join or set up current company: I bought Customade in 2006, together with my founder business partners John Lightowlers and Nick Gibbons. Customade More...

By winactive On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Mike Parczuk, Managing Director of Sternfenster

First job: I was pretty much born into the window industry, and started off as a self-employed retail salesman. When did you join your current company: I joined the family business in 1994, working my way up through More...

By winactive On Friday, September 16th, 2016

Bradley Gaunt, Managing Director, Made For Trade

First Job: Manufacturing engineer for an inline filter company. When did you join or set up current company: 2005 Most useful/favourite gadget: Dyson DC58 hand held vacuum! Amazing at quickly sucking up those bits More...

By winactive On Friday, September 16th, 2016

Oliver Ginger, Supply Chain Director at Origin

First Job: The first job I ever had was with Gilbert and Pollard Sports in St Albans. I was 19 years old and my role was Accounts Manager. When did you join your current company: I joined Origin in June 2006. It More...