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Meet the team

This is the hard working, professional, friendly team that makes up Allwag Promotions. A determined focus on quality customer service at the heart of their motivation.

Read more about the key people in our team, then mouse-over their photos to reveal their alter egos.

 

Angela Wagstaff
Director/Account Manager
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Angela enjoys continually developing Allwag Promotions to repeatedly exceed client expectations while motivating and developing our team to achieve even more success. Her creative approach to business development is responsible for our year-on- year expansion, which has allowed the team to grow and the business to prosper.

Angela's hands-on account management role keeps her in touch with our key clients and allows her to constantly develop new opportunities.

Angela has proudly led the Allwag team to win the BPMA Distributor of the Year Award three years running. She was delighted when the association invited her to become a board member in January 2013. She feels it's a great time to be involved with shaping the future of the industry.

To ensure she is at the heart of all things Marketing, Angela now spends her 'spare' time as an Ambassador for the Chartered Institute of Marketing and is a Board member on the East of England regional board.

Mouse-over Angela's photo to see what other profession Angela is fully qualified in...

Alan Wagstaff
Director/Production Manager
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Alan has over 25 years promotional print experience - both on the print room floor and customer facing, so he understands the pressures you face when time is tight. He still enjoys being a hands-on production manager and is well respected by suppliers and customers alike due to his honesty and ability to seemingly perform miracles when needed!

Alan is responsible for managing all aspects of production, from processing paperwork to delivery of your order. He aims to make sure we meet all your deadlines - even if this means living in the office (this is not uncommon!) to get orders processed on time.

Mouse-over Alan's photo - no clues for guessing his two favourite pastimes...

Ciarra Holloway
Contracts Manager
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Ciarra joined us as a summer student on the Shell Technology Enterprise Programme (STEP) programme in 2007, and won the award for Best marketing project and Best Presentation. Ciarra went on to achieve a First Class Honours Business Management degree.

She works tirelessly, to secure new contracts via competitive tendering processes, and is responsible for overseeing all of our Contracts supporting our Contract management team to exceed our service level agreements.

Ciarra manages our constantly evolving range of promotional products to ensure they reach the expected high quality you expect. Ciarra begins the process by ensuring the credentials of our carefully chosen manufacturers and our carefully chosen products meet all aspects of legislation and compliance. Coupled with managing the operational side of our business, no 2 days are the same for Ciarra!

Mouse-over Ciarra's photo to discover her two favourite passions...

Sue Garner
Operations Manager
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Sue is responsible for creating visual wonders and marketing collateral for us as well as for our clients. This includes our quarterly newsletters, email shots, and client visuals. And she's a genius at solving many of our clients' artwork issues.

Sue, our longest serving team member, worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers for six years prior to joining us, and is a real whizz with graphical presentations.

She's been instrumental in developing our range of ecommerce services, which enable us to create online shops for universities, clubs, charities, and other brand conscious businesses, so they can generate revenue and promote themselves without lifting a finger!

Mouse-over Sue's photo to see our dancing queen in action...

Sarah Kemp
Business Development Executive
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With over 10 years account management experience, Sarah understands the importance of building relationships with new and existing clients. She has extensive experience within the print industry including labelling and packaging, large format print, digital and screen-printing which compliments her knowledge of promotional merchandise.

Her role is varied and exciting as she works tirelessly to ensure we maintain a high level of customer service when servicing your requirements.

No two days are ever the same as she aims to fulfil even the most challenging requests from our Education and Public sector clients.

Mouse-over Sarah's photo to see her with her glasses in hand...!

Lauren Ranson
Customer Service Team Leader
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Lauren joined the team in 2012, after completing her degree in media production. She has creativity in abundance and loves to work on new projects - no matter how challenging.

Her confident telephone manner, and customer-focused approach, make her an ideal complement to our team of professional sales co-ordinators. She works exclusively on our education division, managing some of the UK's largest university contracts.

Lauren is never without a smile, or a song, which brightens up everyone's day!

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Julie Barwick
Account Manager - Education
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Julie combines her wealth of experience within the Event and conferencing world together with knowledge of the Education sector to manage several of Allwag Promotion's key contracts. 

Mouse-over Julie's photo to check out her cheeky side... 

Emily Hillman
Customer Service Executive
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Emily has joined our team as our new Education Customer Service Executive! She'll be working with some of our key university contracts, as well as developing new and existing client relationships. Bursting at the seams with promotional product knowledge from her previous job, Emily's bubbly personality combined with her creative flair is a match made in heaven for Team Allwag.

Lauren Rannigan
Customer Service Executive
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Lauren complements our customer service team, working specifically with our corporate clients. She understands the pressures and challenges you face, together with the importance of achieving tight deadlines.

With the fast moving pace of our industry, Lauren's quick thinking and dedication are important assets, she is always there to tackle any challenges you might need help with her ever bubbly personality.

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Lucy Choules
Business Development Executive
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Lucy loves a challenge! Her background as an Account Manager has enabled her to build rapport with new clients and open doors using her subtle and tactful approach.

Lucy understand the pressures and restraints faced by both Procurement Managers and Marketing professionals within our corporate division and has developed our services to meet those demands.

Since returning from her second maternity leave, Lucy has an excellent work life balance working 4 days a week term time only to make sure she has the best of both worlds.

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Emily Roberts
Senior Customer Service Executive
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Emily joined us with several years experience working within the Promotional merchandise sector. Her attention to details and no nonsense approach to tackling even the most challenging enquiries, makes her the perfect partner for many of our Corporate contracts.

Emily is dependable and thorough in everything she does, so no stone stone is left unturned when Emily is on the case. 

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Sian Luton
Customer Service Executive
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With a wealth of customer service experience in the I.T, Automotive and Financial Services sectors, Sian is a valuable member of our team of promotional merchandise enthusiasts!

Bringing extensive industry knowledge to her role as our Customer Service Executive, Sian’s positive ‘can-do’ attitude means that she is a perfect match for our corporate clients and will ensure that they receive the highest standard of service.

Sophie Hunt
Customer Service Executive
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Working alongside our corporate team, Sophie has a background of working in the property and hospitality sectors where she attained valuable industry knowledge that can be transferred to her new role as Customer Service Executive.

Sophie’s quick thinking combined with her calm nature and attention to detail means that she works well under the pressure of selecting the perfect products for clients who want fast and effective promotional solutions that will meet strict deadlines.

Gillian Bonnett
Customer Service/Supplier Manager
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Gillian uses her excellent promotional print and product knowledge, together with heaps of enthusiasm, when carefully preparing quotations.

Her direct approach to customer service enables us to build trusted relationships with our clients to ensure long-term business. Gillian helps our clients with artwork queries making sure we provide a prompt and efficient response every time.

Gillian is fantastic at creating bespoke products to help you maximise brand awareness, always complying with your corporate guidelines.

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Jessica Went
Senior Customer Service Executive
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Jessica joined our team in 2014 to work with our public sector clients as well as working with one of our key Contracts within Education

She has invaluable experience in the promotional merchandise industry, and she is now building on her knowledge in our experienced Customer Service team.

Jessica has a delightful personality - she always a smile on her face and a cheeky comment for everyone she meets!

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Kim Pennell
Customer Service Manager
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Kim works with the team to make sure we always provide the best possible after-sales care for all our clients, guaranteeing complete satisfaction.

Kim previously worked in the print and promotions industry, so she can offer artwork advice and product suggestions especially if you want something a little bit different.

She keeps in contact with all our customers after their order has been received, and is dedicated to resolving any order issues quickly and efficiently. Kim loves nothing more than getting positive customer feedback.

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Sarah Purdy
Production Supervisor
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Sarah's experienced background in retail buying and customer service means that she works well under pressure, is super organised and can work to tight deadlines. Her new role in Production involves making sure all orders are proofed and dispatched on time.Her dedication to providing quality customer service means she will go the extra mile to help you meet tight deadlines, making her a valuable asset to our Production team.

Mouse-over Sarah's photo to what keeps her motivated to do a fab job...!

Kayla Wilson
Production/Accounts Assistant
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Kayla now supports Alan and the team in production, making sure all orders are proofed and dispatched on time. Her determination and attention to detail make her perfect for this role. 

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Harry Rutland
Production Assistant
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Harry has joined Team Allwag as our new Production Assistant! Harry brings extensive knowledge and experience in the promotional merchandise industry. His expertise includes embroidery and customised headwear as well as offering friendly advice on all branding options, making him a valuable asset to Team Allwag.

Sophie Brown 
Marketing Assistant
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After graduating with a degree in Creative Writing, Sophie's excitement and zest for life means that she is perfect for our role of Marketing Assistant.

With previous experience in Marketing Consultancy, Sophie is responsible for managing all our digital marketing activity and making sure we hit the headlines!

Click on Sophie's photo and check our a very bubbly social media whizz!

Annabelle Duggan
Artworker/Graphic Designer
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Annabelle enjoys working with both our suppliers and Customer Service team to produce superb visuals for our many clients. She enjoys the sometimes challenging task in interpreting brand guidelines.

Creating new and exciting visuals to show you just how good your promotional merchandise will look with you logo or brand on makes Annabelle's role worthwhile especially when she sees the finished product in our office.

She loves all things creative and has a real passion for design

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Georgina Finch
Trainee Artworker/Graphic Designer
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Having graduated with a degree in Graphic Design, Georgina’s creative flair combined with her love for illustration makes her a valuable asset to our Marketing Team!

As well as working alongside Annabelle to produce visuals for clients, Georgina will be using her artistic design skills to showcase imagery of our amazing promotional products both online and offline.

Lucy Smith
Website Co-Ordinator/Marketing Assistant
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Lucy's info is on its way.......  

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Katrina Istead
Marketing Intern
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Katrina is taking a year out from her Marketing Communications degree at Bournemouth University to do a 14 month placement.

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