Tony Basile, Sales Director for Sheerline

Facts and Figures: First job: Trainee butcher at Rydes in Derby. I didn’t enjoy the butchery side of it, but I loved working on the counter and meeting customers. When did you join Sheerline: I started working for Roger Hartshorn (CEO of Garnalex and Sheerline) in 1991 at HL Plastics. Since then, I’ve always worked for Roger, so, over 30 years.  Most More...

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By winactive On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024
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Jason Bamford, Managing Director of Regal Aluminium

Fact and Figures: First job: Regal Conservatories, from 1989 – 1998.  When did you join or set up current company: I set up Regal Doors Limited in 2013. I set up Regal Aluminium in May 2023 when I bought Sapient More...

By winactive On Wednesday, February 14th, 2024
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Jamie Munday, Sales Director for Avantek Machinery

Facts and Figures: First job: Compressed air fitter/engineer at Tool Repair Services. I learned a huge amount about repairing and selling pneumatic tools, while meeting lots of people in the tooling industry. When More...

By winactive On Tuesday, November 21st, 2023
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Chris Reeks, Managing Director of Fentrade

Facts and Figures: First job: My first full-time position was a trainee purchaser for a Caterpillar replacement spares company.  Set up current company: August 2018  Favourite Gadget: Apple watch  Favourite/most More...

By winactive On Tuesday, November 7th, 2023
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Nick Cooper, Technical Director, AluK

Facts and Figures: First job: I was an apprentice for six years at Jonwindows, a subsidiary of Cardiff’s John Williams steel group. Established in 1881, by the time I started, they’d already been fabricating More...

By winactive On Thursday, March 30th, 2023
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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: More...

By winactive On Tuesday, November 29th, 2022
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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
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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
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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
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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...