Robin Stanton-Gleaves – Chief Executive Officer
Robin is the Chief Executive Officer and has more than 25 years of experience within the print technology industry, starting his career as a sales person in London and progressing to be the owner and MD of a £40m+ nationwide business prior to joining Apogee as Joint CEO. His work ethics, his focus on clients and his management skills have allowed his career to progress.
Today at Apogee he has the pleasure of working with a Board of Directors who share the same business ethics, which is what drives Apogee forward. He founded Balreed Digitec and led the business as it developed from an initial start-up to a nationwide managed services provider with a turnover of £40m+. The core principles of innovation and quality of service helped it establish a reputation as a premium MS provider and it was this that led to Apogee Corporation acquiring the Balreed business in August of 2015.
Gary Downey – Group Marketing Director
Gary is the Group Marketing Director of Apogee Corporation Ltd, responsible for all marketing strategies and activities across the Apogee Group. Before joining Apogee he was the Marketing Director of the Balreed Group which grew and evolved into an industry-leading managed services provider until the acquisition by Apogee in August 2015.
Prior to Balreed, Gary was Marketing Director at global office solutions company IKON where he led the organisation’s Marketing activities in the UK and Europe from the launch of the company in 1996 until its global acquisition by Ricoh. Prior to this role Gary held Marketing positions in retail and property organisations. Gary holds a BA (Hons) Degree in Economics from Newcastle University and a post-graduate Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
James Clark (ACMA, CGMA) – Group Finance Director & CFO
James Clark is the Group Finance Director and CFO at Apogee Corporation. He is a commercially focused Finance Leader with International and Multi-Industry experience.
An accomplished, commercially astute and hands-on member of the Board of Directors, James brings significant expertise in developing and managing all financial aspects of company strategy to drive growth and enhance profitability.
Phil Holvey – Chief Sales Officer
Phil Holvey is an influential and accomplished business leader, with a proven track record of producing sales excellence in the most demanding of organisations and economic conditions.
Innovative, with the commercial acumen to deliver both organic and aquisitional growth through the implementation of sales strategies and initiatives that harness the power of a collective vision, backed by solid disciplines and the management of focussed KPIs.
Simon Green – Group IT Director
Dynamic and results oriented, Simon Green is MBA educated and takes a strategic approach to successful IS transformation, delivering ‘cost appropriate’ and ‘value creating’ ICT solutions.
Simon has helped transform businesses by building high-performance teams, managing people through change and making complex IT understandable and actionable.
Mark Smyth – Chief Operating Officer
Mark Smyth has a career that spans over 3 decades in senior leadership within the technology and managed services sectors. Mark has a defined obsession for exceptional service and operational excellence, combined with leadership that motivates and empowers people to achieve their goals and outstanding results.
Previously the National Operations Director for Ricoh UK and Ireland where Mark spearheaded significant growth and organisational integration of several acquisitions. Prior to Ricoh UK, Mark was the National Operations Director and Customer Services Director for IKON Office Solutions, one of the world’s largest independent value-added resellers.
Mark is dedicated to giving back and is an avid supporter of charity – specifically Teens Unite that helps youngsters with life limiting illnesses and The Princess Trust, helping young people create a brighter future. Mark has taken part in numerous charity events, fund raising and volunteering for truly great causes and community programs.
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