SPS EU

Meet the SPS Team

We employ over 300 people across our three 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

Business Development Director, SPS Banbury

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

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!

David Holman

Manufacturing Manager

With SPS since: 2016
Favourite SPS product: The Brite-Americano, thanks to the varied designs we can produce.
Did you know?: I've created a new type of office for myself - with no walls!

Guy McKenzie

Business Solutions Manager

With SPS since: 2008
Favourite SPS product: Stress balls - contrary to their name, they're surprisingly low maintenance
Did you know?: I was one 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

Print Operations Manager

With SPS since: 2011
Favourite SPS product: H2O Active Sports Bottles, I love the bright colours
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 too many!
Did you know?: I would love to be a pig farmer!

Christine Girven

Marketing Manager

With SPS since: 2010
Favourite SPS product: The H2O Active Sports Bottles due to the huge range of colours. Plus, they've completely revamped the sports bottle for the promotional industry.
Did you know?: My husband and I were the first ever couple to get married at Blackpool Zoo.

Catherine Bend

Customer Services Manager

With SPS since: 2007
Favourite SPS product: Moleskine Classic Soft Cover Notebook, as it's stylish and fits perfectly in my handbag.
Did you know?: I could have been a WAG - I was once asked out by a Liverpool and Welsh International Footballer, but I turned him down!

Aidan Brown

Northern Area Sales Manager

With SPS since: 2017
Favourite SPS product: The Noir Edge Notebook - a stylish notebook with a colourful twist!
Did you know?: I once made and detonated a bomb in Bolivia!

Steve Bodgers

Business Development Manager

With SPS since: 2010
Favourite SPS product: It's got to be Moleskine!
Did you know?: I am an incredible disco dancer and part-time Master Chef for the Bodger clan

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 - it's great for my morning coffee on the way to work.
Did you know?: I'm obsessed with wrist watches! I must have one for every occasion!

Robert van den Brink

European Head of Sales

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 to scare people!
Did you know?: I got into the promotional market after a chance meeting with a school friend and have never left!

Anne Gobled

Sales Manager, France

With SPS since: 2016
Favourite SPS product: Brite Americano Primo: cute and fun, bringing so many options to promotions!
Did you know?: I lived in Lancashire for 4 years and loved everything about England - except Marmite!

Amanda Moody

Southern Area Sales Manager

With SPS since: 2017
Favourite SPS product: The Americano Mug... it's perfect for my caffeine-fix!
Did you know?: I once had a date with a well-known Gladiator from the popular 90s TV show.

David Tillman

Operations Manager, SPS Banbury

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