SPS EU

Meet the SPS Team

We employ over 300 people across our sites and we're incredibly proud of the amazing team we have build up over the years. At each level of our business, every member of the team is passionate about delivering excellent service and always striving to improve.

We can't include every member of our team on this page, but here's your chance to find out a little more about some of the SPS team...

 

Phil Morgan

CEO

With SPS since: 2011
Favourite product: It’s got to be the Brite-Americano!
Did you know?: I was ranked 7th in country for squash.... for the under 14s, and a junior county squash player for Yorkshire.

Sharon Brownley

Finance Director

With SPS since:2009
Favourite SPS product: Professor Bendy Pen, because he’s always smiling!
Did you know?: My hobby is cooking, and I love spending an afternoon creating a culinary delight.

Diane Anderton

Sales and Marketing Director

With SPS since: 2009
Favourite SPS product: The Americano is my baby – we’ve been through a lot together and now it has a bigger family with the Primo and Medio!
Did you know?: I tap danced on TV at the first ever Children in Need event in 1980 – and I still remember the routine!

Richard Wildsmith

Operations Director

With SPS since: 2009
Favourite SPS product: The P5 keyring, it was here right at the beginning and without it, there would be no SPS today!
Did you know?: Due to a 1970s theory, I have never worn a school uniform! (It was introduced the year after I left)

Richard Hope Jones

Director, High Profile

With SPS since: 1995
Favourite High Profile product: Anything bespoke, since that's what we're all about at High Profile!
Did you know?: I have worked at High Profile for 20 years, and over those 20 years our turnover equates to enough cocktail stirrers, end to end, to reach Mars!

David Baxter

Product Manager

With SPS since: 2015
Favourite SPS product: The Tokyo Ballpen  a classic timeless design 
Did you know?: I’m  a distant relative of the Inventor of Radar ! Helps with tracking down the right products………..  

Gina Bowling

Finance Manager

With SPS since: 2008
Favourite SPS product: Americano Mug, since it’s been such a huge hit with customers.
Did you know?: I live on an island!

Christine Girven

Marketing Manager

With SPS since: 2010
Favourite SPS product: H2O Active Sports Bottles, I just love the vibrant colours, especially for the Tempo!
Did you know?: My husband and I were the first couple to get married at Blackpool zoo!

Guy McKenzie

Purchasing Manager

With SPS since: 2008
Favourite SPS product: Stress balls – contrary to their name, they’re surprisingly low maintenance!
Did you know?: I was once part of a world record breaking canoe raft!

Graham Hall

Artroom Manager

With SPS since: 1994
Favourite SPS product: The Rubik’s Cube – a childhood iconic brand.
Did you know?: I reckon I am the youngest ever person to have scored a goal from the penalty spot at Wembley!

Sharon Watson

Sales Operations Manager

With SPS since: 2011
Favourite SPS product: H2O Active Sports Bottles – I love the bright colours and styles.
Did you know?: I caught the Vegas bug after getting married in a little white chapel in 2012

Emma Wright

HR Manager

With SPS since: 2015
Favourite SPS product: Cotton shoppers - you can never have enough!
Did you know?: I would love to be a pig farmer

Neeta Varia

Key Account Manager

With SPS since: 2010
Favourite SPS product: The Tempo sports bottle fits perfectly on my bike!
Did you know?: I’ve only just learnt how to ride a bike – and haven’t broken any bones... yet!

Steve Bodgers

Area Sales Manager – North

With SPS since: 2010
Favourite SPS product: All things UK-made, because they’re at the heart of SPS.
Did you know?: I am an incredible disco dancer and part-time Master Chef for the Bodger clan.

John Chambers

European Sales Manager

With SPS since: 2012
Favourite SPS product: Brite-Americano Primo – great things do come in small packages!
Did you know?: I used to ‘ten pin bowl’ for Great Britain!

Josh Winstanley

Internal Account Manager

With SPS since: 2007
Favourite SPS product: Rubik’s Cube – it’s an icon!
Did you know?: I can assemble a Rubik’s Cube in less than a minute!

Matt Powell

Internal Account Manager

With SPS since: 2011
Favourite SPS product: The Americano Thermal Mug family - very handy for my morning coffee on the way to work!
Did you know?: I'm obsessed with wrist watches! I have a watch for every occasion!

Robert van den Brink

Head of Sales, Benelux and France

With SPS since: 2015
Favourite SPS product: The Brite-Americano Primo – such a useful product.
Did you know?: I love diving!

Manfred Nieder

Head of Sales: Germany, Austria & Switzerland

With SPS since: 2015
Favourite SPS product: The Classic Mug. I love showing how hardwearing it is by throwing it on the floor and scaring people!
Did you know?: I got into the promotional market after a chance meeting with an old school friend – and have never left!

David Tillman

Operations Manager, High Profile

With SPS since: 2001
Favourite SPS product: Custom-shaped keyfobs, as it brings all our teams together to make a unique product.
Did you know?: I recently eloped to Gretna Green to get married!

Clare Mayo

Sales Account Manager, High Profile

With SPS since: 2015
Favourite SPS product: KitsUK are such a great idea! They're so useful when travelling - I've always got a wash kit in my bag as I always forget something!
Did you know?: I ran the London marathon a few years ago - it absolutely killed me but I would love to do it again!

Anne Gobled

Sales Manager France

With SPS since: 2016
Favourite SPS product: Brite Americano Primo, cute and fun, bring so many options to the promotions!
Did you know?: I lived in Lancashire for 4 years and I loved everything about it and England, expect only one thing : Marmite  which I think should be prohibited!