MANAGEMENT

Experience, you can trust

I’ve been with Parweld for over 30 years and I’ve recently acquired the title of Group Managing Director, before this I was Operations Director, and so was generally the guy to blame if we do not have the item you wanted in stock!

Likes - Sports and Chocolate.

Dislikes - Cheese!

Graham

Group Managing Director

I am the Group Financial Director with 2 years at Parweld. I have worked in SME Businesses that belong to large multinationals.

Likes – Family, Golf, Wolves, Holidays

Dislikes – Cats and Pushy People

Steve

Financial Director

I look after the Parweld product range and ensure it meets the requirements of our customers and is supported fully. I have worked with Parweld for 17 years, I have a team of people who assist me in this role with expertise in product design, manufacturing and quality control. Prior to that I have worked for a similar length of time in Engineering and technical support roles for welding torches and power sources.

Likes – Welding, Cars, Scooters, boats, people who know their stuff!

Dislikes – Horror Films

Jonathan

Technical Director

I have worked at Parweld for 17 years, with over 30 years in the industry all together. I have an external sales team and an internal sales team under my wing with additional support with an export sales team who liaise with our sister companies and customers all around the world.

Likes – Honesty, politeness and sales.

Dislikes – The motorway at rush hour and being late.

Kathy

Sales Director

UK EXTERNAL SALES TEAM

Meet the people who bring you the best products!

I joined the Parweld team in February 2004 as Area Sales Manager for the Midlands & South East over the past 16 years I have covered the whole of the UK withthe exception of Northern And Southern Ireland and built many great relationships with my customers. I recently returned to my roots Yorkshire and started the next chapter on my Parweld voyage.

I have over these 16 odd years with support from my colleagues gained a great knowledge of the Welding Industry and now enjoy the technical and practical side of the Job (available for demos) as well as the Sales side of things 


Likes – AChallenge, all types of sports, socialising and gardening (would never havethought it)

Dislikes– Unhappy Customers 

David

Area Sales Manager

Prior to joining Parweld in 2012 I was employed at distributor level selling Welding Equipment and associated products direct to end user accounts.  

I now intend to use my experience to explore the “New Normal” and seek out Safe and alternative routes to market for Parweld and our Customers.

Likes: Working with other members of our team on Joint Visits, Demonstrations,Exhibitions and Shows. 

Dislikes:M62 & 42 at Rush Hour

Martin

Business Development Executive

I have decades of experience in the Welding industry in theSouth West and South Wales.

I started as Welding apprentice at worked up to being a Welding demonstrator which started my sales career. I have worked for Major Consumable brands and hope to continue providing expert advice and knowledge to customers.

Peter

Area Sales Manager 

I joined the Parweld team in 2005 and over the 15 years have gained a wealth of knowledge within the welding industry, specifically Parweld Product. For the past 10 years I have been the Areas Sales Manager for Northern and Southern Ireland and grown the area considerably. In addition to this I look after the tele sales accounts. As I have been with Parweld for many years I have got to know our customer base very well and have a good working relationship with our customers.

Likes – A Challenge, happy customers, the outdoors

Dislikes – Negativity and dishonesty

Heather

UK Sales/Ireland

My Position at Parweld is the E-Commerce Manager, prior to that I was the Sales Area Manager for the South, South West, Devon and Cornwall. I have been with Parweld for 4 years starting as a Sales Administrator through to my current position.

Likes – Socialising, Meeting interesting people, Learning and Humour

Dislikes – TV soaps, Sea food and Negativity

Reece

E-Commerce Manager

I have worked at Parweld for just over a year now my role as areas sales manager covers the South of England area gaining a good insight into the world of the Distributors in this area. I have worked in the welding industry for over 37 years working for several distributors and a global filler material manufacturer.

Likes – Anything military, Fishing and motorcycling

Dislikes – Being late, Traffic Jams

Mark

Area Sales Manager

EXPORT SALES

Meet the people who look after you

I joined the Parweld team in March 2020 as the Export Sales Manager. I have over 16 years of experience in Key Account Management and Export Sales for UK manufacturers in the metal industries. I have experience with dealing with diverse cultures and work in close collaboration and partnership with customers. I am used to work across different departments ofcustomers, to negotiate with purchasers and engineering departments. I listen to customers to give them the best possible service. A Swiss national, I am a native German speaker, fluent in French and speak intermediate Italian – this helps with our international customer base. 


Likes –  travel, reading,cooking and happy customers

Dislikes – hypocrisy andjudgemental people

Cordula

Export Sales Manager

I am the Export Office Manager working within Parweld for the last 6 ½ years. I plan and coordinate international shipment of goods. During the course of the day I negotiate with a variety of people, such as shippers, agents etc. I am highly skilled in customer service and ensuring that shipments are in compliance with the laws and regulations governing the export industry.

Likes – Family, good food in good company, holidays in Italy

Dislikes – Dishonesty

Alina

Export Office Manager

QUALITY TEAM

I am responsible for the inspection and testing of in-coming goods into Parweld to ensure conformity to specifications. I Investigate customer issues and managing the day to day incoming quality. I work closely with our suppliers to ensure we receive the products we expect. I have worked within quality for over 30 years, time gaining qualifications within quality through” The Institute of Quality Assurance syllabus” (IQA) as well as City & Guilds.

Likes – Photography (generally motor sport), Woodwork, and I enjoy making anything from garden furniture to bird boxes

Dislikes – Having nothing to do

Chris R.

Quality Engineer

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