Meet Our Team
As MD, Richard’s main focus is to provide strategic direction to the company and to ensure that all departments are delivering product and service to our customers’ needs and expectations. Richard also oversees the entire manufacturing operation ensuring timely delivery of cylinders whilst adhering to our strict quality standards.
Engineering, Sales & Marketing Director
Phil has a broad portfolio of responsibility including all aspects of product design, business development and implementing the WCE marketing strategy. Combining a technical skill set with sales means that customers’ expectations are set right first time and are not ‘sold’ what we can’t deliver on!
Customer Services Director
Adam looks after all our existing accounts and new customers. His role is key to customers receiving goods on time and to specification. Adam maintains close links with our customers and scrutinises customer feedback not only on a daily basis but also via our annual customer survey. If you already deal with WCE, you’ve most likely spoken with Adam on the phone.
Nick develops and implements strategies for procuring, storing, and distributing goods or services and maintaining stock levels. Nick also manages all IT systems, finance, software, hardware, buildings & equipment at Wye. This can vary from network support and managing the ERP database, to negotiating new contracts with infrastructure suppliers.
Ken retired as managing director in summer 2020 where he has now side stepped into a chairman’s role. Ken’s work has been vital in leading WCE from strength to strength. All of us at WCE would like to say a big thank you for helping us achieve the strong position we are in today.
Darryl manages the tasks of the engineering team. Darryl Collaborates with our customers ensuring we provide a cost-effective solution to new and existing cylinder design, right first time. Producing 3D models & production drawings to setting up the ERP system ensures a cylinder’s smooth journey through the factory.
Patricia’s main role is to maintain and review the accounts office procedures, processing payments to external partners & maintaining updated records of invoices and receipts. She also handles all internal personnel issues.
Systems Admin & IT Support
Kai’s main role is to maintain and administer the company’s IT structure. Kai also collates and provides key graphical data to be discussed in quality meetings, helping us to achieve ‘right first-time’ components in a production environment.