Family members figure highly within our business, whether they be blood relations or part of the wider Oldershaw Group team. We like to think everyone who works for us feels part of the family.
Our Amazing Team
As well as managing customer accounts and recruiting new customers, Robert looks after the Marketing and PR work alongside IT, technology and data management within the business.
John is heavily involved with R&D on a practical level, with particular involvement in storage techniques, factory evolution as well as keeping a tight control of the business financials.
As well as his role as Chairman of the group, Robert has over 40 years experience and has been instrumental in much of the cutting edge R&D work undertaken by our industry.
Robert Oldershaw Snr
Instrumental in the development of production, grading and storage facilities, Richard oversees the procurement, grader and packhouse teams as well as managing the overall site.
Chris brings technical expertise and a very practical head to the board. Chris is Managing Director of our Goldwood factory and is integral to various CapEx projects within the business.
Managing Director (Goldwood)
As a fully qualified accountant, Mark has a broad set of skills in the accounting arena. Building on his experience of a variety of industries including manufacturing, property and financial services, Mark has a track record of producing timely accounts as well as a passion for continual improvement.
Elaine is key to our customer liaisons. Managing several customer accounts with a keen eye for detail and a meticulous work ethic, Elaine has built up an unparalleled knowledge or packaging and the current challenges around plastic reduction.
Commercial & Packaging Manager
Melissa has a vast knowledge and understanding of the whole supply chain having previously held roles in both technical and procurement. Most recently she was a retailer technologist so brings an invaluable insight to our business to help us grow for the future.
Head of Technical
Sam has been with us for over 25 years and working in our technical department ensuring our internal audits are robust enough to secure our Grade AA+ BRC accreditation. Sam also looks after out Health and Safety
Site Technical Manager
Darren is relatively new to the business but has learnt fast and now heads up both our processing and grading operations giving us a greater depth of understanding across departments.
Processing Factory Manager
Doug deals with our growers and suppliers, ensuring we have the right crop here at the right time. He is responsible for volume and price planning to feed the packing business with the highest quality at the best price.
With considerable experience in managing our distribution team and overseeing the running of the site in the evenings, John has now turned his skills to day shift production.
With a wealth of experience in the HR sector, Lucy heads up our HR team. Focusing on employee engagement, training and general HR, Lucy brings experience of manufacturing and the legal profession to our team.