MEET THE TEAM
Denis Meagher – Chairman
As Group Chairman, Denis is responsible for the strategic vision of the company, supporting and advising the management team. Founder of Premier Group, Denis began his career with Salts Engineering as a tool making apprentice.
Wayne Woolford – Managing Director
Responsible for the company's day to day running, developing and overseeing active projects. Began as an engineering apprentice, before specialising in design, project and business management. Was responsible for the body-in-white project for the Rolls Royce Seraph & Arnage.
Gez Halton – Operations Director
Manages the manufacturing facility, with additional roles including apprentice and further education training, and HR responsibility. Gez has been with the company since 1995 joining as a sheet metal worker, working before at Jaguar and JS Chinns.
John Campton – Key Account Manager
Responsible for the key accounts of Jaguar Land Rover, Bentley and Ford, as well as the development of new business opportunities. Joined the company in 1998, during which time he managed the CNC tool room and laser facilities.
Fred Butler – Operations Manager
Fred is the Operations Manager for our Walsgrave Manufacturing facility and is responsible for its day to day running. He has worked with Premier for 15 years. Fred started his career as an apprentice sheet metal worker for Project Aerospace.
Sid Sadreddini - Facilities Manager
Responsible for new projects and facilities, Sid has a Master's degree, starting his career as a Production Project Engineer, then moving to management roles within manufacturing engineering, projects and purchasing.
Pete Smith - Business Development Director
Responsible for business development and growth, Pete has a wealth of experience in the stampings and assembly industry catering for low, medium and high volume applications. His experience includes process engineering, estimating, project management and key account management.
Mark Woods - Advanced Engineering Manager
Mark is responsible for management of the Advanced Engineering discipline. Started at Jaguar as a Body Engineering Apprentice. Spent 29 years working in automotive 1st tier, holding design, project, programme and engineering management roles.