Meet The Team

The people behind the great service, competitive prices, quick turnaround and creative design work

Gavin Page
Founder
As well as being the founder of Manchester Printers Ltd, Gavin is part of the sales team.

He has 30 years’ experience in print sales covering all aspects of print and production.

He is committed to providing a first-class product delivered on time every time.

Hobbies include the country life of cross country horse riding and shooting.
Sarah Pinkney
Financial Director
Sarah has worked mainly in the radio media sector and now keeps the Manchester Printers Ltd office running smoothly dealing with any issues and offers full support from Director level down.

Her main roles include keeping suppliers happy with payments and making sure our average debtor days are kept as low as possible.

Hobbies include spending time at the stables riding her horse called Remus.
Diane Jaggard
Account Manager

Working with the promotional products side of the company, Diane makes sure all products and prices are up to date, as well as arranging our annual catalogue and selling the finished product and services to UK & Irish Business Gift distributors.

Her hobbies include looking after her two cats and is the local Ladies golf club Captain.

Steve Waite
Production Manager

After leaving school Steve studied at college to become a printer and quickly worked his way up the print corporate ladder in the hillsides of West Yorkshire.
He has run and bought print machinery worth millions of pounds to make the company’s more efficient wherever he has been.

Steve oversees all aspects of production from estimating to delivery, evaluating all stages to make Manchester Printers as automated and handsfree in the print cycle process as possible.

His hobbies are all things French but mostly the wine. “Superb” is his favourite saying.

Dave Whittles
General Manager

David has worked in the print industry for over 30 years at a managerial and director level.

He is used to leading from the front and takes the reins overseeing all functions of the business, driving and developing all production operations, enhancing the customer experience, driving efficiency and enabling new product offering opportunities as well as growth and profit maximisation.

David is a 3rd Dan Black belt in jiu jitsu!!

Gary Ridings
Production and Internal Account Handler
Hi, I'm Gary Ridings and my role here at Manchester Printers is a production and internal account handler.

Favourite things about the job is the amount of varied work we produce each day and the absolutely fantastic people I work with from the MD down.

Favourite food is Italian and my hobbies include watching football, playing sports and keeping fit.
Jacek Bies
Studio Manager
Jacek left University with a Masters in Graphic Design and has worked within the design and print industry for the last 5 years.

Working mainly in the wide format area of print Jacek has a fantastic understanding of software automation along with client understanding.

This enables him to provide Manchester Printers clients with the creative yet practical design solutions.

Hobbies include reading, learning new design skills, travelling and football!
Radomir Torbica
Artworker
Radomir has worked within the printing industry in Manchester for over 30 years.

He has a fantastic understanding of the skills to operative Macs at the highest level and is the main man for pre-pressing jobs prior to print.

He is a season ticket holder at Man City, drinks Sailor Jerry Rum & coke, likes instrumental hip hop and was once on the Sky TV programme Soccer AM.
Mike Callaghan
Senior Account Representative
Hi, I'm Mike Callaghan and I am one of the Senior Account Representatives. I've been in print since I was 17, starting on the YTS (Youth Training Scheme). For all those young ones out there, learning letterpress, film, chromalin proofing and bench work compositing.

Manchester Printers is a forward-thinking company. We're all about customer service levels, and trying to increase sales all the time.

My best piece of kit is the Mimaki wide format printing machine, the quality is superb. My hobbies are squash and poker at the moment.

I enjoy with a few beers and I have a very big pet German Shepherd dog Bruce.
Mark Williams
Digital Print Operator
Hi, my name is Mark Williams. I'm a digital printer here at Manchester printers I run the flagship Heidleberg Versafire EP digital press as well as two other Konica Minolta presses.

I have worked in print for nearly 33 years and have worked for Xerox and Tameside College.

My favorite food is Chinese. I enjoy watching/playing Cricket, Football and Cycling.
Johny Kavanagh
Litho Print Operator
Hello, my name's Jonny Kavanagh and I’m from Wigan.

I've been a printer for over 25 years, operating various types of machinery such as eight colour perfectors down to 2 colour. I can also operate finishing equipment such as laminating machines, guillotines, and can cover most aspects of print.

I like to play football and I also coach football.

I'm a keen golfer, love fast food, pies, pizzas, burgers, anything like that, basically anything bad for you.
Jennifer May
Print Finisher
Hello. My name is Jennifer May. I'm a print finisher at Manchester Printers. I've worked here for 18 months.

I've been in the industry for 40 years.

My favourite machine is the Morgana Digifold 5000. I enjoy my job and the people I work with.

I love Italian food and I like a little drink too. I like socializing with my friends and going on holidays. Generally having a good time.
Mark "Fozzy" Foster
Digital Print Finisher / Large Format Expert
Mark started life as a screen printer 35 years ago for a large blue chip packaging company and quickly progressed to supervisor and eventually into management.

He oversees all the finishing required for producing the job using the latest technology.

Loves Farm Foods.
Andras Lukacs
All-rounder
Hi, my name is Andras Lukacs. I'm working at Manchester Printers as a designer, wide format printer, finisher, all-rounder.

I have been in the sign and print business for 20 years in the UK and also Hungary, my home country.

My favourite piece of machinery is the DYSS X7 cutting machine.

Hobbies include music, Star Wars, cars, trains, airplanes. I also like to make Potato Mash Whiskey.