I am passionate about publishing and with over 30 years of experience in the print and paper industry, I enjoy working with publishers of various sizes from small B2Bs to multi-nationals.
Providing paper and print solutions for businesses with various sized budgets and requirements across the full spectrum of publishing is very rewarding. I am especially proud of the paper & print management service we have developed, which provides the benefit of purchasing paper, print and mailing on a direct basis for our clients, saving them money and time. I have built upon my experience working with printers, paper mills and brokers to deliver the high-quality service publishers require, whether they are magazine publishers, providing retail leaflets for campaigns, working in the travel sector, producing catalogs, providing a direct mail service, I enjoy working with them all.
With more than 30 years experience in the print, paper and publishing sectors, I am well versed in all aspects of the print production process from initial concept through to the final delivered product. Whatever the size, quantity or delivery method, my aim, like all the team at Harlech PPM, is to help you to achieve your desired marketing goals by making the right choices with regards to your print and print related spend. Deciding on the right format, printing process and substrate can be a minefield, but as a freely acknowledged print anorak, I am happy to guide you through the decision-making process and offer advice on the best solutions available.
Having been in the print management industry for 40 years now you’d think I’d have seen and done it all in that time, but happy to say I’m still learning new things every day, and long may that continue. I especially enjoy working within customer’s premieres and being part of their production/marketing teams. This enables me to have an in-depth understanding of our customer’s day to day requirements and marketing strategies.
Outside of work I’m a keen weekend cook and do a mean curried shepherd’s pie. Family evolves around Mrs C, two daughters and two grandsons, all of whom boss me about dreadfully and leave me no time to myself, but who’s complaining?
I have gained extensive experience during my 29 years in the marketing services industry specializing in print, paper, mailing services & postage for both the UK and US. Working both with and within large retail businesses such as Shop Direct, Arcadia and JD Williams to deliver the end to end production cycle of offline marketing activity from large gravure catalogues through to highly personalized digital campaigns and store POS.
Having worked as an internal service provider, marketing manager and supplier I am able to understand the demands of each stakeholder to implement the best solution for the client to achieve and enhance their campaign objectives.