Kevin Stanton – Managing Director
I have spent my whole career in the print industry, starting at a small print company and working my way up from apprentice to sales person in six years. Moving on to Mastercolour, based in Tunbridge Wells, I learnt about top line selling. We had a great product which helped me to achieve personal sales in excess of £3 million pa. In 2001 I started my own business, Fox Print Services. I took the knowledge and key customer service advice from my previous customers to enable me to build Fox, ensuring we established an experienced work force, providing excellent service.
In 2007, I was lucky enough to be awarded Entrepreneur of the Year at the Print Awards and, to date, it must go down as my greatest business achievement. I am a very motivated person and I am looking forward to taking Fox further on this exciting journey. We have already expanded the business from being a specialist print house to include a extensive range of marketing and logistical solutions.
Kevin Steele – Senior Partner
I joined the print industry in 1994 at the age of 16 on a four year specialist Modern Apprenticeship programme to become a qualified Gravure Printer printing on aluminium foil & paper for the food packaging industry. It was during this time that I gained the print qualifications and awards which kick started my career.
Since then I have remained in the print industry, working within different sectors. I have been a seven colour gravure printer, an account manager for a litho web printer, account director for a B1 sheetfed and direct mail printer and finally joined Fox in 2004, climbing my way up the ladder to become Sales Director in 2010. With our expansion of product solutions, excellent internal support team and our long standing loyal clients, I have every confidence that Fox will continue to grow successfully.
Richard Lewis – Senior Partner
I have been a salesman since 1981, originally being trained in insurance sales by none other than James Caan – the famous Dragon! Moving on to sell Linotype typesetting meant I worked closely with print company H Gardiner, between 1984 and 1986, eventually being offered a job by them. Operating from the factory in Bermondsey, I helped them achieve considerable success with accounts such as Shell, Cornhill, The Daily Telegraph and the FT, which led to promotion to sales director. In 1993, I joined CIP, based in Crawley, where through consistent sales to high quality blue chip accounts, I helped turn a fledgling business into a thriving one as turnover reached £4 million. Having met Kevin Stanton during this time I was impressed by his tenacity so, when the Managing Director of CIP decided to take the business into administration early in 2004, I took up Kevin’s offer and joined Fox, becoming a Director in 2007. The rest, as they say, is history!