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Anglia's Executive Management Team
Claire JoyceSales Director - Anglia China
Claire has gained considerable experience from many varied roles within Anglia since originally joining in 1996. From her initial position in Customer Services through to her later involvement in Strategic Marketing.
More recently, Claire has overseen the successful development of Anglia China which supports the migration of UK design business to the Far East for manufacturing. In this role Claire was Commercial Manager for 4 years and during 2010 was promoted to Regional Sales Manager, Asia, followed by her most recent appointment in 2011 as Sales Director for Anglia China.
David PearsonTechnical Director
David joined Anglia’s distribution centre team in 1989, since then he has gained experience in a range of customer and supplier facing roles that include component approvals, procurement and technical support.
In 2001 David was promoted to the position of Technical Marketing Manager with responsibility for Anglia’s internal technical support team and the introduction of strategically selected suppliers and product lines. This role included driving successful marketing programs using multiple channels whilst continuing to develop and deploy innovative ways of engaging the online engineering community via Anglia’s web presence.
David joined the Executive Management team as Technical Director in November 2011.
Jaqui FretwellBusiness Development Director
Jaqui has worked for 21 years in the electronics industry in roles spanning Customer Relations, Internal and Field Sales, Business Development and Strategic Account Management within the Consumer Electronics, Contract Manufacturing and Distribution sectors, 17 of those with Anglia.
Jaqui’s market knowledge and customer focused experience position her well to support Anglia and its customers to realise the goals and targets in her latest role as Business Development Director.
Jill BowieOperations Director
Jill joined Anglia in 2001 as Manager of our Distribution Centre, becoming Operations Manager in 2009 when she also took responsibility for Human Resources, where her skills enabled her to implement an enhanced HR strategy throughout the company. In June 2011, Jill was appointed to the Executive Management Team as Operations Director.
With over 25 years of managerial experience, during which Jill has overseen large scale multi-site warehousing operations, her considerable knowledge of logistics and understanding of continuous improvement programmes will continue to benefit Anglia and ensure that processes and procedures deliver excellent customer service.
Karen WardDirector - Sales Office
Karen joined the Anglia internal sales team in 1990, initially working in Distribution Sales. During her time with Anglia she has developed a thorough understanding of the company’s ethos by managing a number of departments, including Internal Sales, Customer Relations and Business Development. In 2002 Karen was promoted to the position of Office Manager, a role that encompassed responsibility for all office based customer and supplier facing departments, where vendor managed inventory, value added services and supply chain management have played an increasing part of the business.
Appointed to the Executive Management Team as Director – Sales Office in June 2011, Karen intends to maintain the highest standards of service she has provided throughout her various roles in order to meet the latest customer needs in a dynamic industrial environment.
Michaela SeniorSales Director
Michaela was a member of the Anglia sales team from 2003 to 2007, initially working in Field Sales as a Key Account Manager. Rejoining in 2008 as Regional Sales Manager for the North, including Scotland and Ireland, Michaela’s career at Anglia has included a Customer Management, Team Management and Demand Creation role.
After 27 years in the electronics Industry Michaela has gained a sound knowledge of the distribution environment and a thorough understanding of OEM and EMS customers.
Michaela was promoted to Sales Director in February 2011 having the responsibility for one of the UK’s largest Field Sales teams in electronic component distribution.