Simon joined the CEL Team in January 2004 starting his role as Sales Director. Simon is a global manufacturing and logistics specialist with exceptional experience in Chinese markets and managing quality expectations from Chinese manufacturing capabilities. During Simon’s spare time he enjoys a range of hobbies; overseas travel, photography, puzzles, quizzes, history, Cricket, Tennis and Golf.
Peter joined the CEL team in January 2005 starting his role as Engineering Manager. His responsibilities and focus for the success of the business were recognised in 2009 when Peter was made a Director. Now involved in the planning of the strategic growth of the business, his role requires a much more self-directed approach while still requiring a team approach to lead and stimulate the employees throughout the business. During his spare time Peter enjoys DIY and Caravanning.
Claudia joined CEL in March 2016 as the Commercial Manager – managing customers, employees, suppliers and resources to ensure the day to day running of a busy sub-contract manufacturing business. Her daily tasks include overlooking each customer specific project from enquiry through to full production and delivery from overseas factories, Claudia’s role is customer focused, being a point of contact in the office, liaising daily with suppliers, and looking at Commercial aspects within the business. Her hobbies include gym, socialising and walking
Operations Manager Mac started in his as Operations Manager in 2008, joining the CEL Team to ensure the smooth running of day-to-day activities. This includes dealing with all customer orders and delivery requirements, ordering and scheduling shipments of new stock from our CEL China factory. He is also responsible for warehouse management, stock control and logistics. During his spare time Mac plays guitar and also enjoys more adventurous activity such as riding his motorcycle.
Business Development Manager
Phillippa joined the CEL team in May 2015 starting her role as Business Development Manager. This includes completing daily tasks such as driving forward potential new and existing business, also establishing new sectors of interest. In addition to following through on projects, Phillippa is responsible for creating new business opportunities and account management. During her spare time she enjoys being extremely active, Hiking, Cycling, Running, Gym, Socialising, Family Time, Traveling, Reading and Concerts.
Richard Joined CEL Group in the summer of 2017 as Sales Manager to support the Sales Department in finding new business and likewise supporting customers achieve their goals by being a trusted adviser. Richard brings with him a wealth of knowledge of various engineering disciplines gained over nearly 30 years of experience including Tool Making, Pressings, Machining, Injection Moulding, Foundries, Fabrication with a vast industry background. When Richard is not working he is a keen family man with three children and when time permits also enjoys trying to play Golf and Motorcycles.