Meet The Team

 

Meet The Team

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Jack Strowman - Sales Director

Jack joined the PST team in 2000, working in a variety of sales roles before joining Wallgate Services as Sales Director in 2004. Subsequently he became Sales Director at WAM Europe in 2009. He has concentrated on building strong relationships with many major retailers and has developed an exceptional roster of the UK's blue-chip computer and consumer electronics retailers for WAM. In his spare time Jack is an experienced golfer with a handicap to die for.

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Max Strowman - Director

Max joined WAM in 2011, and initially focussed on building new online and trade customers for the business. Since then he has developed a strong core of growing IT and Electronics customers for WAM. Max became a Director of WAM in 2013, and has most recently become the owner of an MMA gym in London.

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Dan Shepherd - Purchasing

Dan joined Westcoast in 2001 and worked in a variety of buying roles before joining the WAM team in 2009 where he has been focussing on sourcing stock and developing refurbishment partnerships within the IT sector. He has made a significant contribution to the company's continued growth through his exceptional market knowledge and deep understanding of Westcoast systems. Dan enjoys keeping fit and is a keen festival goer.

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Gary Woodward - Purchasing

Gary joined WAM in 2011 after 27 years with Richer Sounds where he worked his way up from a salesman in their Bristol store to UK Purchasing Director. In 2008 Gary was voted as one of the 50 most influential people in the tech industry by T3 magazine. Since joining WAM, Gary has brought a wealth of new suppliers into the business, both in the UK and Europe and has significantly broadened the range of product categories WAM are able to offer its customers. When not buying for WAM, Gary is a keen film buff and enjoys keeping up to date with the latest movies.

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Gary Richards - Purchasing

Gary has over 30 years of experience in the consumer electronics market, initially with Dixons as a Product Manager and then with Comet latterly as Head Of Merchandising responsible for the development of the destination store format. In 2004 he joined as MD of Philex, an accessories supplier to major multiple retailers before joining Wallgate Services in 2007 where as Business Development Director he introduced many new retailers and manufacturers. Since joining WAM in 2009 Gary has focussed on sourcing consumer electronics and developing refurbishment partners with major manufacturers. Away from WAM Gary is a keen aviator having held a pilots licence since 1990.

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Dean Clayton - Sales

Dean Clayton joined WAM Europe in 2013 and has worked in the surplus industry for the last five years. He brings to the team a broad understanding of the retail marketplace having dealt with many of the UKs leading retailers and e-tailers. Dean is also focussing on export as a key area for growth and is pro-actively building relationships in the EU and further afield. Away from the office, Dean is a self-confessed fitness enthusiast.

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Glenn Adams - Sales

Glenn Adams joined WAM in 2015, responsible for New Business Development in Sales & Purchasing. Glenn had previously run his own business for the past 3 years. Before that, he worked in the clearance & overstock market for a number of years trading with manufacturers and retailers, and supplying small independents, large corporates and retailers across the UK and Europe. He is an experienced Prince 2 project manager, having worked on various IT, Telecoms and Logistics projects.

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Kirsty Hallett - Product Marketing Manager

Kirsty joined WAM in 2011, and provides full marketing support to the WAM team. She also provides customer support for certain sales channels and also acts as a Personal Assistant to the Directors. In previous roles, Kirsty worked in a London law firm in their IT/Intellectual Property department. Outside of WAM, Kirsty enjoys spending time with her family and is an active member of Girl Guiding.