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The Excel Team

We cannot speak highly enough about our dedicated and loyal staff, they have helped make Excel into a highly respected, professional company.

Their 'Right First Time' approach, passion and motivation is a breath of fresh air.

Our customers agree that we have the most conscientious, polite, professional staff they have met, from our sales managers and office staff through to despatch and delivery.

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Nathan Schofield

Nathan Schofield
Director

I work as part of the Senior Management Team and oversee Production, Product Development and Technical Products as well as providing support to the Sales Team. I am also head of Health & Safety and staff welfare within the company.

Time served at Excel: 13 Years
Time served in the industry: 28 Years
Hobbies and interests: Anything with an engine! music and spending time with the family.

Steve Halliwell

Steve Halliwell
Director

I am responsible for the Sales, Marketing and Finance Teams working alongside Neil Fuller and Matthew Bamford. Excel is actually my life away from home, it is so diverse from anything I have ever done and is constantly changing to suit trends and climates.

Time served at Excel: 13 Years believe it or not
Time served in the industry: 19 Years
Hobbies and interests: Apart from Sun, Sea, Sand and Sangria and my football club (1st time season ticket holder) Bradford City I love being with my family more.

Joanne Schofield

Joanne Schofield
Director

I am responsible for the day to day running of Excel, and look after all Personnel. I am also part of the strategic planning team.

Time served at Excel: 13 Years
Time served in the industry: 31 Years
Hobbies and interests: Family, Shopping and holidays.


Matthew Bamford

Matthew Bamford
Finance Director

I am responsible for overseeing the accounts department and also responsible for the deployment and setting up of the computer system. I also form part of the strategic planning team, this investigates new products and production methods.

Time served at Excel: 13 Years
Time served in the industry: 13 Years
Hobbies and interests: Gym and Holidays.

Neil Fuller

Neil Fuller
Sales Director

I am responsible for Sales Functions within Excel, including the Sales Team and National Accounts. I am also part of the strategic planning team.

Time served at Excel: 5 Years
Time served in the industry: 26 Years
Hobbies and interests: Hobbies include walking, travel, most motorsport. Expedition Assessor with the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme

Craig Brown

Craig Brown
Area Sales Manager

I am responsible for the growth in Sales for the West of England and Wales. I have been lucky enough to have spent 8 years with Excel, starting in production, moving into quality control before joining the Sales team in 2012

Time served at Excel: 9 Years
Time served in the industry: 9 Years
Hobbies and interests: I enjoy playing football over the weekend and during the week but I have cut back recently to spend more time with my wife and 3 children.


Richard Brown

Richard Brown
Area Sales Manager

I am responsible for the growth of Sales in South East and West.

Time served at Excel: 3 Years
Time served in the industry: 16 Years
Hobbies and interests: Golf, enjoy true story films and avid Game of Thrones, Walking Dead fan.

Charlie O'Hara

Charlie O'Hara
Area Sales Manager

I am responsible for the growth of Sales in Scotland and the North of England and also Northern Ireland.

Time served at Excel: 3 Years
Time served in the industry: 14 Years
Hobbies and interests: Avid motorcyclist and particularly continental touring.

Duane Willis

Duane Willis
Area Sales Manager

I am responsible for the growth of Sales in South West of England and also Southern Wales.

Time served at Excel: 0 Years
Time served in the industry: 19 Years
Hobbies and interests: Spending time with my family.


Kelly Hemingway

Kelly Hemingway
Unit Manager (Production)

I ensure the continuous flow of manufactured made to measure High Quality Window furnishings.

Time served at Excel: 13 Years
Time served in the industry: 13 Years
Hobbies and interests: I enjoy Dancing, going to Gym Classes, going on Holiday and spending time with my family and friends.

John S Whitaker

John Whitaker
Unit Manager (Production)

I am responsible for the planning, control and coordination of our production process while maintaining a high standard of quality whilst striving to reduce lead times in the most cost effective way. Being a part of the family I have the company’s best interests at heart.

Time served at Excel: 3 Years
Time served in the industry: 3 Years
Hobbies and interests: I enjoy socialising and spending time with my family.

Steve Farrar

Steve Farrar
Logistics Manager

I am responsible for the distribution of items via various carrier companies and our own delivery van operation. I am also involved with the Health & Safety team. I have been with Excel Manufacturing for nine years before which I spent twenty three years with a major mail order company in the distribution department.

Time served at Excel: 10 Years
Time served in the industry: 10 Years
Hobbies and interests: Football, Angling and Music.


Venice Gent

Venice Gent
Marketing

I am in charge of the Marketing Department.

Time served at Excel: 1 Year
Time served in the industry: 1 Year
Hobbies and interests: I enjoy music, holidays and travelling and socialising.

Amanda Clegg

Amanda Clegg
Senior Office Manager

I am responsible for looking after the sales & service team, Data Input & Stock within the Office.

Time served at Excel: 4 Years
Time served in the industry: 4 Years
Hobbies and interests: Walking, Holiday's and spending time with my family.