Simon Monks, Managing Director, VBH (GB)

First Job: After university, my first job was managing a supermarket as part of a graduate scheme. I learnt more about apples than I ever thought possible! When did you join current company: I joined VBH in September 2007 as Area Sales Manager for the South. Most useful/favourite gadget: It’s a cliché, but my smart phone is something I couldn’t More...

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By winactive On Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
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Tony Craggs, the Managing Director of Virtuoso Doors

First job: I started here in 2004 when it was WB Group, which was my dad Kevin Craggs’ business. When did you join current firm: I joined the business straight after my A Levels, aged 19. My dad wanted me to work More...

By winactive On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Darren Waters, CEO of ERA

First job: Sales Engineer for Mobil Oil, selling lubricants. When did you join current company? 2012. Most useful/favourite gadget: ERA DoorCam. Favourite/most useful website: ERA Everywhere or Tidal (love listening More...

By winactive On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Paul Bygrave, Director of Incarnation Window Systems

First job: Pot washer! At the Michelin Star Paris House in Woburn, though… When did you first join/set up the current company? We founded Incarnation on October 8th 2012. Most useful/favourite gadget: Scannable More...

By winactive On Monday, April 30th, 2018
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Sarah Hitchings, Sales & Marketing Director, Windows Division, DW3

First Job: Legal Secretary. When did you join current company: I joined in 2014. Most useful/favourite gadget: The GoodNotes app on the iPad. Favourite/most useful website: Aside from http://residencecollection.co.uk! More...

By winactive On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
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Sioned Webb, Marketing Director, AluK

First Job: I started work aged 16 as a commercial trainee at Rehau, working at their Amlwch plant on Anglesey. When did you join current company: I joined AluK in March 2016 as Head of Marketing and was appointed More...

By winactive On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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Stephen Nadin, Managing Director of the Rocal Group

First Job: Waiter on the QE2 for 3 years, which meant I could travel the world in a more luxurious environment than backpacking! It seems a distant memory now… When did you join current company: I joined Rocal More...

By winactive On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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David Richards, Chairman, Spitfire Doors, part of the Kaliber Group

First job: Infantry Captain in the British Army When did you set up current company? Spitfire Doors was established in September 2015, so it’s my most recent baby! Most useful/favourite gadget: I wish I could More...

By winactive On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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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 More...

By winactive On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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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...