Meet the Team
- Aimee RavenhillAccounts Clerk
Aimee has recently joined Severn, working in our Accounts department.
- Andy JordanAccount Manager
Andy is an account manager with a flair for understanding a problem quickly and arriving at a practical and workable solution. This approach is valued by his customers and colleagues alike.
- Anita BarryAccount Manager For London Area
Anita’s interest in environmental matters has led to her making contact with businesses in the London area many of whom share Severn’s passion for environmental issues.
- Carl FryLitho Print Specialist
Print specialist with a flair for the latest in communication techniques Carl established “Karl a Severnprinter” blog several years ago. This is the one you can follow on the website – with followers from all over the UK and worldwide – strangely many are from the US.
- Danny GrantGoods Inwards & Warehouse Operative
Danny is the face of Severn to the early morning delivery drivers. Working in the goods inwards Danny issues the paper and other materials to jobs while also looking after the goods in stock.
- David PealingSales Director
David works with the other members of the sales and customer service team. Building new business and supporting existing customers to ensure they get the best value from their print purchase.
- Della CantillionPre-press Specialist
Della prepares jobs for traditional litho & digital printing and also prepares the files and data for personalised print with variable content. Della is the voice of Severn’s Twitter tweets!
- Jan WherretPrint Finisher
Jan ensures that those really tricky finishing jobs look as they were designed to. Jan works on mailing and fulfilment too - both mechanised mailing machines and tricky hand insertions.
- John DrakeDelivery Driver
John is not often in the factory – briefly glimpsed in the morning and late afternoons. Between times he and fellow driver Paddy Osborne are delivering jobs locally or larger items further afield.
- John VizardGuillotine Specialist
John is guillotine specialist at Severn – working on traditional and personalised print items. Most require some guillotine work and John’s attention to detail in checking how a job is supposed to fold or bind before cutting is crucial to the success of many print projects.
- Kamil KaletaBindery Specialist
Kamil Kaleta joins Severn also as a bindery specialist, principally looking after the machines that produce the many folding options the company offers and also various binding machines. Kamil has been in the printing industry since leaving school, even while at school spent one day a week in a local printing company as part of his training.
- Kate HarberDesign Manager
Kate’s usual response to a plea for help on a design issue is ‘I am really busy but I will see what I can do’. Kate often responds in a short while with an idea that hits the mark and makes you think ‘Now why didn’t I think of that?’
- Lyndon MurrayProduction Manager
Lyndon looks after, coaxes and guides all the production taking place in the factory, from pre-press to despatch, across all of the print business areas.
- Matthew AppletonCustomer Service Adviser
One of Severn’s most knowledgeable print professionals – Matt has a degree in printing technology with business management.
- Mike HoodCustomer Service Adviser
Mike works as a customer service adviser in the sales office – Mike excelled during his training, receiving a British Printing Industries Federation and Unite training award in 2013 for his progress and received a cash prize to help him further develop his print related training.
- Nigel PealingProduction Director and Cross Media Specialist
Nigel's passion of all things electronic, mechanical and digital along with an engineering degree make him the perfect person to make the really involved cross media projects happen. Nigel also looks after all the IT matters at Severn.
- Rebecca SnelOn-line Cross Media Specialist
Rebecca has worked with web UI design for many years, and has joined Severn to develop the Cross Media department. She can design your web to print online shop, email marketing campaigns, or even a whole website to fit your brand.
- Richard ParkerBindery Specialist
Richard Parker is a bindery specialist with many years of experience in the industry and has joined to streamline the trimming and finishing of the printed sheets from the company’s new HUV printing press. Richard lives in the Forest of Dean.
- Rowena VizardCustomer ServIce Manager
Rowena is the customer services manager – managing the sales office processes and customer service advisers with ruthless administrative efficiency but always keen to give customers first call of her time.
- Shane RudgeBindery Specialist
Shane joined Severn in 1999 as an apprentice print finisher under the BPIF training programme and has since become expert in all of the finishing machinery helped by a training course in Germany for training on our specialist stitching line.
- Simon PealingManaging Director
Simon is the MD of Severn – running the finances and directing the company he also has an important role in the sales office looking after several large local and national companies from well known manufacturing companies to direct mail agencies and charities.
- Stacey BeaverBindery
Stacey is one of the team in the finishing part of the operation – making sure that the items are folded and bound and get to where they are supposed to. Stacey is often called in to help in despatch when the pressure is on and sometimes calls upon the services of her Mum – Jill.
- Stefan EakersDigital Print Specialist
Stefan is a digital print specialist making traditional digital print and personalised print projects happen. From a PDF and an Excel file Stefan transforms digital data into a stack of personalised print.
- Steve WatsonAccount Manager
Steve has recently joined Severn as an Account Manager. Steve is a print specialist with an appreciation of the importance of delivering exceptional service and results.
- Steve WellingtonCustomer Service Advisor
Working in the sales dept. but with a massive amount of practical printing experience Steve is frequently called upon by colleagues and customers alike for technical advice. Steve is fastidious about ensuring that jobs in his care progress as they should.
- Sue BerrowProduction Planner/Paper Buyer
Planning, imposing, scheduling and organising the work for production are some of the many tasks performed by Sue in the Production office. Negotiating with outwork suppliers and paper merchants to ensure best quality to meet deadlines takes a lot of knowledge and experience.