34th Year of Service
As sales director, Darren is responsible for strategic changes in the sales department which enable the achievement of ReAgent’s plans for growth. Having worked at ReAgent since he was 16, Darren is extremely experienced and knowledgeable and has a raft of scientific and technical qualifications, is a member of the Royal Society of Chemistry and has a Professional Diploma in Manufacturing from the Manufacturing Institute.
Interesting Fact: Darren enjoys riding and maintaining his Suzuki 1250 Bandit
9th Year of Service
John started in customer service at ReAgent and has since been appointed Sales Manager, an office-based role with some field work. He maintains and develops relationships with both new and existing customers, and also with ReAgent’s suppliers. He frequently visits customers across the world to get a better understanding of their processes and see how ReAgent can help improve them. Other aspects of John’s role include training team members, writing SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures), putting together product costings and quotes, and taking responsibility for ensuring we meet our customers’ promise delivery dates.
Interesting Fact: John is a keen football fan and also volunteers as a football coach
14th Year of Service
Alison joined ReAgent’s sales team in 2009 before moving into purchasing as ReAgent’s buyer. She still works closely with the sales team and is responsible for sourcing raw materials at the best price, resolving issues with invoices, and liaising with carriers on deliveries, collection, and payments. Alison also maintains up-to-date records of our most important documentation, such as specifications and material safety data sheets (MSDS).
Interesting Fact: Alison loves being a grandma to her three grandchildren
Technical Sales Specialist
7th Year of Service
David joined ReAgent in 2016 as a Technical Sales Specialist. He studied applied chemistry in Manchester whilst also working as a lab technician for Lankro. David has almost 50 years’ experience in the UK chemical industry, incorporating roles in product development, manufacturing, formulating, and sales - both in distribution and for a major manufacturer - principally with surfactants. David’s role at ReAgent is to provide technical support for the sales team and to visit current and potential customers to promote our products and services.
Interesting Fact: David formulated a washing up liquid which was patented
5th Year of Service
Oliver has an extensive background in chemistry, having studied the subject up to PhD level at Manchester Met, the University of York, and the University of Glasgow. He brings this in-depth knowledge to ReAgent’s sales team, having spent eight years in research & development for a variety of chemical products and companies from SMEs to large FMCGs. Oliver provides customer support with technical advice, and also supports the product development and manufacturing teams.
Interesting Fact: Oliver studied musical theatre to grade 8 with the Royal Northern College of Music whilst completing his degree
Supply Chain Coordinator
5th Year of Service
Cheryl has recently joined ReAgent as our Supply Chain Coordinator and is responsible for all aspects of purchasing. She also looks after our stock control, liaising with the production and warehouse teams to ensure that our most popular products are always available. Prior to joining ReAgent, Cheryl worked for 20 years in Univar’s stock department and production team, so she brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to ReAgent.
Interesting Fact: Cheryl loves anything to do with DC or Marvel and has even named her pets Harley and Groot