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Our People

To explain, our people are central to everything that we do. Especially teamwork, both internally and externally and we like our clients to see us as an extension of their own team. From taking your order, artwork, and fulfilment then picking and packing your orders delivery. Notably, our staff are here to ensure that your experience is unrivalled and your quality packaging is with you on time, every time.

 

Senior management

At BSP everyone has a voice. We have a flat management structure with a senior team of four that represent the various elements of the business but it is a team organisation and all employees are empowered to have their input.

Our People

Richard Clarke

Managing Director

From installing our state-of-the-art automated warehouse system to designing interactive EPOS systems for packaging call-offs for multi-national brands, Richard is our Warehousing and distribution and quality guru.  Ensuring that our clients have their products on time, every time.

  • An avid fan of the mighty Kidderminster Harriers
  • Is an entitled Lord Ritchie Rich of Blackpole 
  • Has a passion for current affairs
Our People

Alison Careme

Head of Finance and Office Manager

Ali C has been with the company for nearly 2 decades! Ali is the Accountant of the company but is also responsible for all Accounts, Admin and Artwork Departments.  Whilst not in Sales Ali does like a little dabble and has been hugely successful with pulling some nice accounts in.  

  • Keen ballerina who has rediscovered her love of being en pointe
  • A mad Queen (the band) fan
  • Enjoys pottering in the garden
  • Always seen wearing a brightly coloured scarf, never seen in the same scarf twice
Our People

Andrew Smith

Chairman (Retired)

An Engineer by training, Andrew has over thirty years of experience in the packaging sector and is our technical expert.  He can find a quality packaging solution to any need you may have. He is a real character and has a plethora of facts we could choose but here are three of them

  • Once crashed a hang glider into a car on a beach
  • Has a Union Jack suit and made the Redtops wearing it
  • Is a keen pilot, skier, surfer and recently an electric skateboarder!

Key Account Management

Our experienced sales team cover the whole of the UK with designated geographies and skill sets that cover sectors and products. The key account management team are passionate about what they do and are here to help you grow your brand and business through effective use of your packaging. 

Our People

Andy Smith

Key Account Director for North West, North Wales and Lake District

  • Keen rugby fan went to the World Cup in Japan and didn’t see a game!
  • Was a miner in a gold mine
  • Keen traveller both near and far
  • Likes sailing his rib around the UK and Irish coastline with his son
Our People

Sarah Ward

Key Account Director for Midlands

With over twenty two years experience there isn’t any role in BSP she hasn’t done.  Sarah works in close partnership with her customers to ensure they have the best quality packaging needed.

  • Keen chef and Queen of food
  • Loves travelling around Europe in her motorhome
  • Avid golfer with an ever reducing handicap
Our People

Vince Russell

Key Account Director for London and Home Counties

Vince brings a plethora of experience in both sales and supplier sourcing.  Vince has been on board since 2001, he brings a wealth of knowledge and has great innovative ideas to ensure his customers get the best packaging quality possible.

  • Keen Royals fan-Reading FC
  • Dog lover
  • Loves travelling with Turkey being his favourite Holiday destination
Our People

Caroline Pepperall

Sales Executive for the South West & South Wales

Caroline has been with the company for over 20 years. Her expertise in the packaging industry is put to great use as one of the specialist sales representatives, taking over from our retired director Andrew in his sales role. 

  • Keen cook, brownies a speciality
  • Cornish and proud
  • Animal lover, The supervet is her hero!!

Design and artwork

Headed up by Connah, all graphic design, marketing and media goes through his hands. 

Connah Dixon

Head of Artwork and Marketing

Connah is our most recent hire, graphic design, photography, videography and marketing are his game. 

Working closely with clients to ensure quality and organising your packaging needs.

Sales administration and Accounts team

Our highly experienced sales administration team are on hand to help with any queries you may have. Each one supports a member of the key account team, from queries to invoicing and they also are our day to day contact with our extensive global supplier network. We also have a team of credit controllers and account administrators who are here to process your payments and queries on 01905757124.

 

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Clare Skyvington

Clare has been with us for several years and supports our admin and sales team. She is an avid sport and fitness enthusiast.

Our People

Sarah Price

Senior Administrator

Sarah has been with company since a baby, joining us at the young age of 20.  Now after more than 20 years, we feel we have her for life. 

  • A keen singer, often you can hear her dulcet tones lingering in the office
  • Likes football, keen Liverpool supporter (we will forgive her for this)
  • Always sports a fresh bold set of nails
Our People

Ali K

Credit Controller

Ali is predominantly responsible for the Credit Control within the Business, she also assists with admin and accounts. 

 

Our People

Ben Day

Transport Clerk

Ben is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable member of staff, working with delivery and warehouse team alongside our director Richard.

Warehouse operations

Our warehouse team provide a pick and pack storage operation with our own in-house delivery service for smaller drops. Our fully automated state of the art racking system  ensures that we can effectively store food grade products to boxes in the most economical way possible. We have our own fleet of delivery vans for smaller local and regular deliveries.

Our People

Mark Sanders

Warehouse Supervisor

Mark has been with us for the last 18 years.  His attention to detail ensures a smooth running warehouse.  

  • Leeds United fan-just like our chairman!
  • Restorer of vintage motorcycles
  • A keen cyclist 
Our People

Dave Cull

Warehouse operative

Dave has been with us over a decade,  he ensures all your goods are picked, packed and dispatched on time.  

  • Fan of live music and film
  • Experienced in print based media
Our People

Derek Elliott

Driver & Warehouse Operative

Derek has been with us 3 years. He is one of our delivery drivers as well as a warehouse operative. Derek enjoys gardening and DIY to pass the time at home.

He gets the goods to you on time!

Our Values

  • Customer focus people iconAt B Smith Packaging our customers are the heartbeat of our business. Our dedicated account teams are always available to ensure your needs are met in a timely, cost effective manner.

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