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Meet The Team At CLD

Management Team

  • Anthony Wells

    Founder

    Anthony Wells

    Founder

    With a background of landscape construction for local authorities and major contractors, I decided to break away from contracting and build a company that manufactured fencing and gate systems that range from protecting critical national infrastructure right down to highly effective temporary fencing solutions that are found in thousands of locations around the world.

  • Russell Wells

    UK & Global Sales Director

    Russell Wells

    UK & Global Sales Director

    After graduating from a business management course I started working at CLD Fencing Systems as my first job. Since then I have worked my way up from the Shop Floor to the role of Sales Director. The best part of working here is the innovative and hands on approach we have to providing solutions for our clients.
    Favourite Quote? “Customer is King”

  • Neville Wells

    Chief Operations Officer

    Neville Wells

    Chief Operations Officer

    As chief operating officer at CLD I work across all departments to ensure every facet of the business continues to deliver world class performance. Starting in sales in the early 2000’s, I have an unrivaled level of knowledge as to what customers expect, and how CLD can deliver. Holding each department to account has proven critical to the success of CLD today.

  • Vernon Wells

    Operations Director

    Vernon Wells

    Operations Director

    Starting from the shop floor I now spend my working life as the director of manufacturing and operations across the business. The challenging environment of beating customer expectations, by delivering quality on time is the core of what makes this role so exciting.

Our Sales and Business Development Team

Our Sales and Business Development teams are the heart of our business. With a focus on concept to completion they work alongside End Clients from the word go and manage the process through to the last fence post going into the ground. With a focus firmly placed on the Customer Experience you can be sure of the right advice when you contact them.

  • Rick Woodcock

    BD Director

    Rick Woodcock

    BD Director

    I previously worked within the Fire, Ballistic, Blast Cladding and Glazing industry before working for CLD Fencing Systems. One of the best parts about working for CLD is our CAN DO attitude to clients anywhere in the world, our unique and innovative range of products and our team agility to move fast, make decisions and deliver for our customers. Favourite Book? CAN’T HURT ME – Master your Mind and Defy the Odds by David Goggins

  • Rhys Richardson

    BD Manager

    Rhys Richardson

    BD Manager

    I’ve always worked within the supply chain for the construction industry with my previous roles including working for a Steel Security Door company. Working as part of the team at CLD Fencing Systems is one of the best parts and allows me to solve challenges for our customers and clients.
    Favourite Quote? “Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference”

  • Hugh Bennett

    External Sales Executive

    Hugh Bennett

    External Sales Executive

    Having worked in the construction industry for over 9 years in sales and contracting roles my working life started as a fencing sub-contractor! I love the fact that we care about the customers needs and that happy employees mean happier customers.
    Favourite Quote? “Eat that Frog”

  • Gaius Roberts

    Sales Executive (Southern)

    Gaius Roberts

    Sales Executive (Southern)

    I began working at CLD Fencing Systems in 2013 on Order Processing and joined the Sales team in 2016. Getting involved in the bespoke and high profile projects is one of the best things about working here. I get to see the project from the drawing board through to the end results.
    Favourite Quote? “Anything is possible”

  • Mark Hutchins

    Sales Executive (Northern)

    Mark Hutchins

    Sales Executive (Northern)

    Having started in the landscaping and construction industry, I started working for CLD Fencing Systems over 14 years ago. Working at CLD, there is a healthy team work ethic. Being able to provide solutions for clients brings a real sense of achievement.
    Favourite Quote? “Setting Goals Is The First Step In Turning The Invisible Into The Visible.”

  • Laura Davies

    Sales Executive (Southern)

    Laura Davies

    Sales Executive (Southern)

    After graduating with a degree in Equine Science; I spent just under 10 years working in sales for the motor industry. this included working for Honda and Local Business Development Manager for BMW. Being part of a team that works so well together is the best part of working at CLD Fencing Systems.
    Favourite Film? Every Harry Potter Film! – Yes I’m a geek

  • Kelly Costello

    Sales Executive (Northern)

    Kelly Costello

    Sales Executive (Northern)

    Coming from a Sales and Business Development manager background in a variety of industries across the UK, I’ve had the pleasure of working with a number of companies.  I have some really fantastic customers that are great to work with (and constantly keep me on my toes!)
    Favourite Film? Too many to mention but “A Star is Born” is one of them.

  • Matt Jagger

    Sales Executive (Southern)

    Matt Jagger

    Sales Executive (Southern)

    After 6 years teaching Geography I decided on a complete career change. I was invited to an interview with CLD Fencing Systems and the rest is history. I love working on projects from concept to completion, liaising with a variety of professionals – ranging from architects to fencing contractors.
    Favourite Quote? “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”

  • Kevin Wells

    Sales Executive (Northern)

    Kevin Wells

    Sales Executive (Northern)

    Cheshire born and bred; I’ve been working in sales all my career. I joined CLD Fencing Systems in 2016 as FenceSafe Product Champion. Working at CLD we have a great team and even better products.
    Favourite Quote? ‘If You Can’t Measure It, You Can’t Manage It’

  • Robert Owens

    Sales Executive (Northern)

    Robert Owens

    Sales Executive (Northern)

  • Maciej Gluchowski

    BD Executive

    Maciej Gluchowski

    BD Executive

    With an education in policing and criminal investigation; I wanted to work in the security industry. Working at CLD Fencing Systems allows me to work closely with architects, consultants and end clients on designs and specifications on various projects.
    Favourite Quote? ‘Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.’

  • Peter Hutchins

    BD Executive

    Peter Hutchins

    BD Executive

    Coming from a family business where I had a variety of roles to play, from school days till 2010 when I joined CLD, I had the opportunity to experience a full new organisation in a similar way. The general staff atmosphere is very vibrant and up-beat.
    Favourite Quote? “If you’re going through Hell, keep going” 

  • Clyde Littlewood

    Order Processing Manager

    Clyde Littlewood

    Order Processing Manager

    Having previously worked for a company supplying architectural ironmongery into office fitout companies; I joined CLD Fencing Systems in 2016. The role gives me the chance to design fencing solutions in difficult installation situations.
    Favourite Quote? “Yesterday, you said tomorrow… Just do it”

  • Clayton Littlewood

    Order Processing Executive

    Clayton Littlewood

    Order Processing Executive

    Fresh from my studies where I successfully secured 3 A levels, I started at CLD Fencing Systems in 2018. There are some unique and special jobs that everybody pulls together to make happen, with great results.
    Favourite Quote? “I may be drunk, but in the morning…” Well you know how it ends! 

Our Marketing Team

If Sales is the Heart of our business then Marketing is the mouth that feeds it and shouts about all the amazing projects we work on around the globe. Responsible for all our content creation and our social and digital strategy. Our in-house team are based at our headquarters in Cheshire and support our offices around the globe.

  • Stewart Plant

    Director of Marketing

    Stewart Plant

    Director of Marketing

    Around the world in 42 years. Having previous been responsible for Marketing and Communications with both the Royal Air Force and the NHS; I joined CLD Fencing Systems in 2016. With the ability to lead major campaigns around the globe and develop new channels to push CLD further as a world-wide brand.
    Favourite Book? The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

  • Alice Myatt

    Content and Social Executive

    Alice Myatt

    Content and Social Executive

    I graduated from MMU in 2017 having studied Business Management, sparking my interest in the marketing field. I was lucky enough to gain a marketing role straight after university but wanted to further develop my knowledge which brought me to CLD Fencing Systems.
    Favourite Film? Any horror film.. Good or Bad! 

Our Purchasing Team

Making sure that we are able to supply all our customers and clients around the globe means we need to have a world-class purchasing team on hand to source the raw materials and assets. Working with our supply chain means they are able to keep our lead times to a minimum and our quality of the highest standards.

  • Rosa Franco

    UK & Europe Purchasing Manager

    Rosa Franco

    UK & Europe Purchasing Manager

  • Chris Frost

    Purchasing Executive

    Chris Frost

    Purchasing Executive

    Having worked as an installer for County Landscapes Development from 2001 – 2010, I transferred to CLD Fencing Systems in 2011, working my way up from driving to the position I am in now. The best thing about working here? The people I work with!
    Favourite Quote? “Have I ever…” 

Our Accounts Team

“A sale is not a sale until the money’s in the bank” is just one of the many aspects that our accounts team work on. Whether it is making sure our supply chain is paid on time and in full; or working with our customers and clients to keep their accounts up to date. Our accounts team are on hand to assist you.

  • Kay Evans

    Head of Accounts

    Kay Evans

    Head of Accounts

    Over the years I have worked in various roles within Finance and Accounts in both large and small organisations. Having only recently joined CLD Fencing Systems I can honestly say that the people really do work together as a team and it’s a happy and positive team to be a part of. Favourite Quote? “Where there’s a will, there’s a way.”

  • Maria Parker

    Accounts Executive

    Maria Parker

    Accounts Executive

  • Michelle Williams-Rimmer

    Payroll Manager

    Michelle Williams-Rimmer

    Payroll Manager

Our Operations Team

From production to logistics our operations team leads the way in making sure we deliver on time and in full on a daily basis wherever your projects may be around the globe. Working to ISO 9001 : 2015, they are dedicated to the highest levels of quality and processes in the work place.

  • Chris Lamey

    Operations Manager

    Chris Lamey

    Operations Manager

    Having spent 6 years in the British Army, I started working for CLD Fencing Systems in 2005. Over that time I have seen CLD grow from a small family business to a large global company and am proud to be part of that growth.
    Favourite Quote? “Dude I almost had you!” Paul Walker Fast and the Furious

  • Jim Ashton

    Transport Manager

    Jim Ashton

    Transport Manager

  • David Rockall

    Logistics Manager

    David Rockall

    Logistics Manager

  • Jessica Holland

    Logistics Executive

    Jessica Holland

    Logistics Executive

  • Daniel Bake

    Head of IT

    Daniel Bake

    Head of IT

    A passion for IT and computing has lead me to working in the IT Industry. I’ve always said that to be good at your job ,you have to enjoy it. CLD has the perfect culture to allow me to achieve both.
    Favourite Quote? “Ability is nothing without opportunity”

  • Gavin Hill

    Operations Executive

    Gavin Hill

    Operations Executive

    I left school and I want to learn all of the areas in the business so I felt that being an operations executive would help me achieve this. So far I have learnt many things from different areas thanks to the positive environment at CLD.
    Favourite Quote? “You have more holidays than Thomas Cook”

  • Bill Swindell

    Quality Assurance Executive

    Bill Swindell

    Quality Assurance Executive

    I’ve worked in various roles over the years in large and small companies leading the quality assurance systems. Being part of a vibrant team is one of the best things about working at CLD Fencing Systems.

Our Manufacturing Team

From gate manufacturing to CNC post production; our in house manufacturing team works on all our bespoke projects. Bringing together all the components of our wide range of Fencing Systems requires a team that can adapt to the varied customer requirements on a daily basis.

  • Alan Gillan

    Production Manager

    Alan Gillan

    Production Manager

    Since 2006 my background has been mainly within the automotive industry supplying for some of the worlds leading car manufacturers. Coming to CLD Fencing Systems in 2019 was a new and exciting challenge for me and with its continued growth on the horizon the best is yet to come. The people here at CLD really do go above and beyond and help make this company a fantastic place to work. Favourite Quote? “Hello Battersea dogs home Jack Russell speaking.”

     

  • Dean Barton

    Head of Design

    Dean Barton

    Head of Design

    Having completed my apprenticeship in fabrication and welding for 4 year, I went on to do a ONC in Engineering and City & Guilds in Auto CAD 2D & 3D. We are always trying to move forward to improve the company and products.
    Favourite Quote?  “If you know what you’re worth, then go out and get what you’re worth.”

  • Matt Wallace

    CAD Designer

    Matt Wallace

    CAD Designer

    Having come from a sheet metal fabrication and design background, the family atmosphere at CLD Fencing Systems is one of the best things about working here.

  • Jamie Dennis

    CAD Designer

    Jamie Dennis

    CAD Designer

    Graduated from Liverpool John Moores University 2014 with a Bachelor of Science with Honours, started my career as a design engineer learning CAD and various 3D software, worked on large scale, high profile projects including the London underground

  • Harley Greenwood

    Manufacturing Shift Manager

    Harley Greenwood

    Manufacturing Shift Manager

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