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Directors

Karen Bedford

Product Line Director – Martek

Directors

Karen Bedford

Product Line Director – Martek

Claim to fame

I have a fairly significant diet coke addiction

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I have a pet corn snake called Bert
  • I drove the full coast of Australia in an admittedly large and misshapen circle in a 28 year old VW Kombi van named Jeffrey
  • I showed Samuel L Jackson how to hold a rat
  • I have a few scars on my arm from wrestling with lions and one from a grumpy leopard
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Sales – Marine

Nicole Brinkley

Head of Global Sales

Sales – Marine

Nicole Brinkley

Head of Global Sales

Claim to fame

I used to be a Cheerleader for Sheffield Wednesdays and have met each of the 2005-2006 squad.

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I used to work at McDonald’s and once had a box of chicken nuggets thrown at me by an angry customer
  • I have an obsession with buying decorative cushions, my house is full of them and I often do a ‘cushion rotation’ as I have too many to display at once
  • My favourite hobby is mowing the lawn and during the summer I mow the lawn at least three times per week
  • My feet are so small that I have to buy children’s shoes
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Sales – Marine

Daniel Remde

Marine Sales Manager (EMEA)

Sales – Marine

Daniel Remde

Marine Sales Manager (EMEA)

Claim to fame

I can juggle with my feet!

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I have driven 5000 miles around Europe
  • I have a degree in computer animation and special effects
  • I have won a hot-dog eating competition
  • I have found a four-leaf clover
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Sales – Marine

Anthony Chan

Regional Sales Manager

Sales – Marine

Anthony Chan

Regional Sales Manager

Claim to fame

I’m part of a 7-a-side champion league football team member on the weekend

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I was born and raised in Hong Kong
  • I am fluent in three languages
  • I am an ex E-sports player
  • I am a die-hard Man United fan
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Sales – Marine

Cassie Collins

Internal Sales Executive (EMEA)

Sales – Marine

Cassie Collins

Internal Sales Executive (EMEA)

Claim to fame

I once did a mortgage for one of the production team on the French Strictly

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I’ve never eaten a banana
  • I wear a pair of chicken gloves when I cook chicken because I’m a vegetarian
  • I did a season as Cinderella at Disneyland Paris
  • I watered an orchid for two years until someone told me it was plastic
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Sales – Marine

Lucas Brown

Internal Sales Executive (EMEA)

Sales – Marine

Lucas Brown

Internal Sales Executive (EMEA)

Claim to fame

I once made a Big Mac for Liam Allison

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I’ve been ran over by a parked car
  • I own 17 pairs of Vans
  • My attic is filled with 902 hamsters
  • I can make a Big Mac in 23 seconds
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Sales – Marine

Dana Esperanto

Marine Sales Manager (APAC)

Sales – Marine

Dana Esperanto

Marine Sales Manager (APAC)

Claim to fame

Parenthood has given me valuable transferable skills in management

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I’m always up for exploring new places
  • Love reading books
  • I am passionate about global affairs and economic trends
  • I consider YouTube a valuable resource
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Sales – Marine

Hemanth Kumar

Key Account Manager (APAC)

Sales – Marine

Hemanth Kumar

Key Account Manager (APAC)

Claim to fame

I survived a life threatening situation where our boat was about to sink in the middle of The Andaman Sea

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I have travelled to 12 countries so far
  • I drive a Mercedes Benz S Class
  • I love Thai cuisine
  • Horror is my favourite genre of movie
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Sales – Marine

Natasha Azman

Internal Sales Executive (APAC)

Sales – Marine

Natasha Azman

Internal Sales Executive (APAC)

Claim to fame

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I was born on a highway
  • I have played football since I was 6
  • I’m an aunt to 12 nieces and nephews
  • I wanted a motorcycle license but backed out because I failed the test
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Sales – Marine

Faradila Jamal

Internal Sales Executive (APAC)

Sales – Marine

Faradila Jamal

Internal Sales Executive (APAC)

Claim to fame

I appeared on a national TV show when I was 12 years old

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I love dancing
  • I hate shopping
  • I once joined a beauty pageant
  • I am a foodie
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Sales – Marine

Claire Lim

Sales Support Executive (APAC)

Sales – Marine

Claire Lim

Sales Support Executive (APAC)

Claim to fame

My passion for exploration keeps me young at heart

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I love to travel and explore
  • Once I start reading a good book, I can’t stop and have to keep going until I see how it ends
  • I love good food
  • Jalapenos are my favourite food
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Sales – Marine

Mercy Brifa

Sales Support Executive

Sales – Marine

Mercy Brifa

Sales Support Executive

Claim to fame

I once did so well in an exam that my answers were used as the marking scheme

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I came first in a swimming competition
  • I used to be an entrepreneur
  • I campaigned for head girl and I won
  • I exchanged my gift for chocolate pizza at a Christmas party
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Sales – FastCalGas

Sarah Rouse

FCG Sales Manager

Sales – FastCalGas

Sarah Rouse

FCG Sales Manager

Claim to fame

My geography was so bad when I first started in the marine industry, that my manager said she was going to put some geography questions in the interviews going forward to stop anyone else like me being hired! (seriously… ask me about it. It’s better, but still pretty rubbish!)

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I once completely ignored Jennifer Saunders in favour of playing with her dog
  • My first tattoo took more than 3 days to complete
  • I was the red Tellytubby (Po) on TV as a kid
  • I have a metal implant in my cheek so that I can attach gems to my face
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Sales – FastCalGas

Matthew Street

Interim FCG Sales Manager

Sales – FastCalGas

Matthew Street

Interim FCG Sales Manager

Claim to fame

I used to look like Justin Bieber

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I’m fluent in Mandarin Chinese
  • I fought in La Tomatina Festival in Bunol, Spain
  • I have shared a stage with Peter Andre
  • I played lead violin with the Oakwell String Orchestra
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Sales – FastCalGas

Hayley Rayner

FCG Account Manager (EMEA)

Sales – FastCalGas

Hayley Rayner

FCG Account Manager (EMEA)

Claim to fame

My dad’s cousin is an actress in Coronation Street

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I can eat 40 chicken nuggets from McDonalds in one sitting
  • I was a cheerleader for Sheffield Wednesday FC when I was younger
  • I am a runner up for the Miss United Kingdom Pageant
  • I love online shopping
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Sales – FastCalGas

Maggi Taylor

FCG Account Manager (EMEA)

Sales – FastCalGas

Maggi Taylor

FCG Account Manager (EMEA)

Claim to fame

I have a 3 star trampolining certification

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I have a PADI divers license
  • I speak fluent German
  • I have a phobia of snakes
  • I have met 2 different celebrities
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Sales – FastCalGas

Cynthia Pak

FCG Account Manager (APAC)

Sales – FastCalGas

Cynthia Pak

FCG Account Manager (APAC)

Claim to fame

I am very good in process and operational matters. I love to investigate and resolve issues

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I am terrible at Maths
  • I really enjoy the work that I do
  • I love to travel and experience different cultures, scenery, people and food
  • I am a patient, flexible person who is willing to go beyond an extra mile to excel
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Sales – FastCalGas

Queenie Jeow

FCG Account Manager (APAC)

Sales – FastCalGas

Queenie Jeow

FCG Account Manager (APAC)

Claim to fame

I’m known as “the haha lady” thanks to my contagious laugh

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I can write with both hands
  • I have a sweet tooth
  • I have worn glasses since I was 9 years old
  • I travelled with my best friend at the age of 17
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Marketing

Helen Blyth

Marketing Manager

Marketing

Helen Blyth

Marketing Manager

Claim to fame

I was on an episode of Playdays as a kid.

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I’m a big fan of fantasy novels
  • I love lasagne
  • I’ve climbed 2 volcanoes
  • I’m an excellent singer, but I hate Karaoke
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Marketing

Hazel Pineda

Marketing Executive

Marketing

Hazel Pineda

Marketing Executive

Claim to fame

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I’ve worked remotely for over 8 years
  • I’m a professional surfer
  • I won a drawing contest when I was in first grade
  • I don’t know how to ride a bicycle
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Marketing

David O’Rouke

Content Marketing Executive

Marketing

David O’Rouke

Content Marketing Executive

Claim to fame

I once sang karaoke in front of 3,000 people and got a standing ovation

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I scored a hole in one on a Par 4 golf course
  • I have an irrational fear of escalators
  • At my peak, I had 25k Twitter followers
  • I climbed Snowdon (but I’m famously bashful about it!)
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Marketing

Lacie Prout

Digital Marketing Executive

Marketing

Lacie Prout

Digital Marketing Executive

Claim to fame

I looked like Phil Mitchell as a baby

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I met my current partner for the first time at an airport, before flying to Cyprus together for a week on the same day.
  • I’m not happy unless I’m decorating 3 rooms at once
  • I have an Eidetic memory
  • I’ve never been stung by a bee
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Customer Services

Emma Bampton

Customer Service Manager

Customer Services

Emma Bampton

Customer Service Manager

Claim to fame

I know EVERY 90s dance routine

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I was an ‘Under 8’ British Gymnastics Champion
  • I’m on a Top 10 selling album
  • I was nearly paralysed as a child when I fell off my bike and impaled myself on the handlebar
  • I was in a healthy living video as a child, with characters including Fag Ash Lil and Polly Unsaturated
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Customer Services

Laura Williams

Customer Service Specialist

Customer Services

Laura Williams

Customer Service Specialist

Claim to fame

I work with Ultra White Collar Boxing managing charity boxing events and taking part in boxing fights. I have had 5 fights so far and won all 5. I’ve done lots of interviews for them and and i’m used in many of their advertising campaigns on Facebook, Instagram and UWCB Websites.

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I am petrified of wasps
  • I am fluent in 3 other languages besides English
  • I ran a half marathon unaware that I was pregnant with my second child
  • I am allergic to my own sweat, amongst many other things
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Customer Services

Simon Walker-Porter

Customer Service Specialist

Customer Services

Simon Walker-Porter

Customer Service Specialist

Claim to fame

I am Lennon’s Step-dad & in the small spare time available I run a Beer business that imports from the USA and distributes to private individuals in the UK and Europe.

Three Truths & One Lie

  • My company sells beer to someone who works on Red Bull F1 cars
  • I own 22 pairs of adidas trainers
  • I ran the first bar in Barnsley to hold a 4am drinking license
  • I had zero tattoos 15 months ago
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Customer Services

Bellis Kua

Customer Service Specialist

Customer Services

Bellis Kua

Customer Service Specialist

Claim to fame

I’m a self-proclaimed chocoholic!

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I have a yoga instructor certification
  • I have a lifeguard certification
  • I used to teach music
  • I love the rain
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Customer Services

Tyler Tarry

Customer Service Executive

Customer Services

Tyler Tarry

Customer Service Executive

Claim to fame

I have a slight obsession with Taco Bell. I could genuinely eat it for breakfast, lunch and tea.

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I have three dogs called Molly, Max and Xena although my dream pet is to have a ginger cat called Olive.
  • I am obsessed with buying different coloured Crocs.
  • I don’t like pickles.
  • One day in the future I want to own a yellow Abarth.
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Customer Services

Jamie Warren

Customer Service Executive

Customer Services

Jamie Warren

Customer Service Executive

Claim to fame

I am one of less than 2000 Magicians worldwide that are members of The Magic Circle

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I was in a Relentless Energy Drink TV advert with Professor Green
  • I am a black belt in Karate, Aikido and Jiu Jitsu
  • I briefly held the world record for longest distance throwing a playing card
  • I was asked to perform magic as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations
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Finance

Guiseppa La Bella

Accounts Payable

Finance

Guiseppa La Bella

Accounts Payable

Claim to fame

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I like k-pop
  • I’m a tarot reader
  • I love rock music
  • Music is a passion of mine
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Finance

Elizabeth Carter

Assistant Credit Controller

Finance

Elizabeth Carter

Assistant Credit Controller

Claim to fame

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I hate chocolate
  • I have a daughter who is 9
  • I enjoy my job
  • I like music and walking
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Service and Aftersales

Jami Beech

Projects and Service Manager

Service and Aftersales

Jami Beech

Projects and Service Manager

Claim to fame

I once got kicked up the backside by Liverpool’s former number 1 goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I played a cup final on Barnsley FC’s hallowed turf Oakwell
  • I played Rosencrantz in a Hamlet play at City Hall in front of 2000 people
  • I cannot burp
  • Claiming to be good at boozing, but really being horrendous.
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Service and Aftersales

Katie Glossop

Aftersales Manager

Service and Aftersales

Katie Glossop

Aftersales Manager

Claim to fame

My photo was re-shared by Richard Branson on Instagram and won me a hot air balloon trip!

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I have a First BA hons classification (English)
  • I am fluent in French
  • I am doing a Maths GCSE
  • I have three children
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Service and Aftersales

Muadh Khan

Technical Sales Executive

Service and Aftersales

Muadh Khan

Technical Sales Executive

Claim to fame

I owned 3 businesses at the age of 17

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I have my own jetski
  • I have lived in 4 different countries
  • I have owned 10 cars
  • I have been on the world’s fastest rollercoaster
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Service and Aftersales

Lewis Goldthorpe

Technical Sales Executive

Service and Aftersales

Lewis Goldthorpe

Technical Sales Executive

Claim to fame

I once caught a shark on an Asda fishing rod

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I changed cars 4 times in my first 2 years of driving
  • I own 2 allotments with 27 geese
  • I am the worst golfer in history
  • I have never blanked when fishing
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Service and Aftersales

Carl Bennett

Warranty & Technical Support Coordinator

Service and Aftersales

Carl Bennett

Warranty & Technical Support Coordinator

Claim to fame

I’ve met Paul Chuckle and Toby Foster on a train (not at the same time).

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I lived in USA for 3 years
  • My dream home is a tiny home made out of shipping containers
  • I’m vegetarian
  • The only sport I watch is Formula 1
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Service and Aftersales

Lennon Hall

Service Coordinator

Service and Aftersales

Lennon Hall

Service Coordinator

Claim to fame

I am on McLaren Racings Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Three Truths & One Lie

  • My house has a hand brake.
  • I’m the eldest of 4 Children named after the Beetles
  • I am Forklift certified
  • I have a collection of 100+ vinyl records
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Projects and Production

Steve Austwick

Project Engineer

Projects and Production

Steve Austwick

Project Engineer

Claim to fame

I once appeared on Danish Television dressed as a Viking

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I once gave a lift to a hitch-hiking monkey
  • I have appeared in a beer commercial
  • I once had a drink with a Bond Villain in a London pub
  • I fell asleep during a Motorhead gig
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Projects and Production

Adrian Hall

Operations Co-ordinator

Projects and Production

Adrian Hall

Operations Co-ordinator

Claim to fame

I once met Grotbags and cried when she tried to talk to me

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I play the Trombone
  • I have 5 children between the ages of 13 and 20
  • I play golf (poorly)
  • I don’t play the Trombone
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Projects and Production

Elliot Mate

Project Support Engineer

Projects and Production

Elliot Mate

Project Support Engineer

Claim to fame

I came 5th in West Yorkshire Neiley Races when I was in junior School.

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I’m scared of roller coasters
  • I have a Physics degree
  • I have 2 brothers
  • I travelled through Europe
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Projects and Production

Dave Smalley

Build Technician

Projects and Production

Dave Smalley

Build Technician

Claim to fame

Three Truths & One Lie

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Service and Aftersales

Paul Murphy

Senior Service Engineer

Service and Aftersales

Paul Murphy

Senior Service Engineer

Claim to fame

Eating healthy from all of the major food groups daily such as Burger King, KFC, pizza and kebabs

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I rendered my first tattoo by myself with a bread knife and a fountain pen
  • I once crashed my GSX-R750 on Hall Bends at Cadwell Park and rode it home with 1-foot peg and half a clutch lever
  • I have never opened a social media account
  • I did a free fall parachute jump with a friend who was terrified of heights
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Service and Aftersales

Haris Oikonomou

Projects and Service Engineer

Service and Aftersales

Haris Oikonomou

Projects and Service Engineer

Claim to fame

I can eat a whole Mcdonald’s cheeseburger in one mouthful. Working up to a BigMac.

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I’m forced to watch dance moms every night
  • I was quarter of a second off the qualifying time to be on the Olympic swimming team
  • I went on a world cruise, travelling for 121 days
  • I climbed to the top of mount Olympus in my home country Greece
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Service and Aftersales

James Green

Service Engineer

Service and Aftersales

James Green

Service Engineer

Claim to fame

I once ate 50 pancakes in 1 hour!

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I look like Danny DeVito
  • I am tall
  • I have visited 82 countries
  • I swam with Great White Sharks
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Service and Aftersales

Karthik Chellam

Service Engineer (APAC)

Service and Aftersales

Karthik Chellam

Service Engineer (APAC)

Claim to fame

I believe in approaching work with a calm and collected demeanour

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I love yoga and I practice every day
  • I am a good swimmer
  • I have 3 brothers and 4 sisters
  • I rode a bull cart in my mother’s hometown, when I was aged 14 years old
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Warehouse

Daryl Cross

Warehouse and Utilities Manager

Warehouse

Daryl Cross

Warehouse and Utilities Manager

Claim to fame

I got booked for kicking Gazza while playing football

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I played for England and Wales at football
  • I appeared on a TV show, Fifteen to One and got to the final
  • I have 5 dogs and counting
  • I played for Castleford Rugby league
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Warehouse

Jonny Liptrot

Warehouse Assistant

Warehouse

Jonny Liptrot

Warehouse Assistant

Claim to fame

I met Princess Anne once while playing ice hockey

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I was a professional ice hockey referee and travelled the world for world championships
  • I am also a professional painter and decorator
  • I decorated Sean Bean’s house when I first left college
  • I have been playing ice hockey from the age of 4
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Warehouse

Jody Hodgson

Warehouse Assistant

Warehouse

Jody Hodgson

Warehouse Assistant

Claim to fame

I’ve met and shaken hands with the Queen

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I didn’t fly in a plane until I was 23
  • I have a fear of heights
  • I will not wear anything that is red in colour
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Warehouse

Thomas Langton

Warehouse Assistant

Warehouse

Thomas Langton

Warehouse Assistant

Claim to fame

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I saw Blue October live and the lead singer asked for a picture with me
  • I’ve got 2 cats, named after Harry Potter characters
  • I once spent over £5000 on a mountain bike
  • Calvin Klein once contacted me for a photo shoot.
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Logistics

Lesley Burgess

Procurement and Logistics Manager

Logistics

Lesley Burgess

Procurement and Logistics Manager

Claim to fame

I worked for Barnsley Football Club when they were in the Premiership. I was on Match of the Day one Saturday evening, caught on camera walking past David Beckham taking a corner

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I hate driving with a passion
  • I’m the youngest sibling of 6 brothers
  • I have 2 children 2 years apart who are mistaken for twins
  • I have a terrible phobia of blood
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Logistics

Dan Jones

Senior Logistics Coordinator

Logistics

Dan Jones

Senior Logistics Coordinator

Claim to fame

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I won the Title of ‘Top Loser’ in the Rotherham Man V Fat League without scoring a goal!
  • I’ve recently got on the Velvetiser hype train that is happening at Martek!
  • I have an unhealthy obsession with Vans.
  • I enjoy working with everyone at Martek
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Logistics

Samantha Peaple

Logistics Coordinator

Logistics

Samantha Peaple

Logistics Coordinator

Claim to fame

I have met Dejphon Chansiri – the owner of Sheffield Wednesday FC

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I was nominated for Young Workers in the TUC National Awards
  • I love Harry Potter
  • I am very scared of spiders
  • I have a PHD in Psychology
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Logistics

Claire Finch

Purchasing Coordinator

Logistics

Claire Finch

Purchasing Coordinator

Claim to fame

I photographed a US band for a front cover for the UK’s largest independent alternative music magazine.

Three Truths & One Lie

  • I’m a natural redhead, but I dye my hair a different shade of red.
  • I’m a full on Metalhead and love to go to gigs and get in the pit.
  • My dad is a Farmer so I guess that makes me a Farmer’s daughter.
  • I love seafood. It’s my favourite thing to eat.
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