The Team

Directors

Sandy Chadha

Sandy Chadha

Managing Director

Sandy started with Supreme in 1990 straight from school. By luck he stumbled across batteries and has since just been focused to grow and develop the business above expectations.
He enjoys Meditation, Sports, and Fine dining and his motto in life is to treat everyone you meet with the greatest respect they deserve and to be open minded and try everything in life at least once.

It’s been such pleasure seeing the company exceed expectations and with such a great team of passionate and dedicated employees what more can I ask for
DD: 0161 786 0115
Fax: 0870 3305922
sandy@supreme-imports.co.uk

Amy Schofield

Amy Schofield

PA to Sandy Chadha & HR Manager

Amy joined Supreme Imports in 2011 as PA to Sandy Chadha and HR Manager. Her previous experience includes working as a PA and Company Secretary.

My hobbies include socialising with friends and family, shopping, wine and weekends away.
DD: 0161 786 0115
Fax:
0870 330 5925
amy@supreme-imports.co.uk

Andrew Beaumont

Andrew Beaumont

Commercial Director

Andrew joined the company in 1990 having previously worked in recruitment and car sales. He is a keen hill-walker, cook and beer drinker.

During my time with Supreme I have particularly enjoyed the challenge of helping growing the business form Zero to where it is today!
DD: 0161 786 0112
Fax: 0161 872 5454
andrew@supreme-imports.co.uk

Sales

Scott Kenna

Export Sales Manager

Scott joined the company in 1998 and was employed as a warehouse operative. From there he has progressed through the company working in different roles. From the warehouse Scott was promoted to sales advisor for Photomax. Due to his success he became Manager of Power Direct Cash & Carry in 2002; and then later in 2008 moved in to Supreme’s export department where his current role today is Sales Export manager, due to Scotts success he is today classed as a key member of Supreme’s sales team.

My hobbies include Football, Running, keeping fit and trying to avoid brewing up at all costs
DD: 0161 786 0147
Fax: 0870 751 5097
scott@supreme-imports.co.uk

Mike Sweeney

National Accounts Manager

“Mike has just joined Supreme in the role of National Accounts Manager. His previous experience includes working with Energizer for over 11 years and successfully managing most major Retail accounts. Mike’s past also includes time spent with Wilkinson Sword, Kodak, Burton’s Wagon Wheels and Tesco.”

“In his spare time Mike spends quality time with his family and is involved in various village activities. He also endeavours to keep fit after eating too many of those Wagon Wheels…when they were larger!”
DD: 0161 872 5151
Fax: 0161 872 5454
mike.sweeney@supreme-imports.co.uk

Gary Morris

Sales Manager

Gary joined Supreme in May 2010 but has been involved with battery wholesale since 1990. He was delighted when he was offered the opportunity to promote and develop the Energizer brand within a well run organization.

His focus is total brand growth by developing relationships with new and existing customers, and promoting the brand throughout the whole sales team. The Energizer brand is at the forefront when it comes to product innovation and consumer requirements throughout the entire range of products.

In my spare time I enjoy golfing, ju-jitsu, scuba diving, reading and listening to music. I’m also a self confessed chocoholic!!
DD: 0161 786 0146
Fax: 0161 872 5454
gary@supreme-imports.co.uk

David Neilson

Senior Product Manager

David has worked on behalf of Supreme since 2005 and has overseen product management of all our lighting products. Previously he ran his own successful electrical distribution company for 10 years of which he sold in 2004.

Most weekends you will find me in the countryside walking the dogs with my family. My other interests include football, golf and music
DD: 0161 786 0134
Fax: 0161 872 5454
davidn@supreme-imports.co.uk

Peter Gaffney

Sales Account Manager

Peter has been at Supreme since 2005. During this time he has gained experience within the Independent Retail and Wholesale sectors establishing good trade relations with existing and prospective accounts.
His focus is on increasing customer productivity by analysing buying trends and understanding the product range that is relative to their market. Based on the resources and liaising with key departments, he can advise customers with the latest product developments and devise quotations that are competitive.

I have an interest in most sports, particularly boxing, football, Manchester United and enjoy keeping up to date with local and current affairs. I also enjoy the cinema, PS3 gaming and social activities with friends and family.
DD: 0161 786 0149
Fax: 0161 872 5454
peter@supreme-imports.co.uk

Vikki Lee

Supply Chain Analyst

Vikki joined Supreme Imports in September 2009 as a Supply Analyst. She has a degree in Marketing and Management with a background in buying and merchandising for blue chip retailers.

I most enjoy family time with my husband and two daughters, pilates, running, zumba and socialising with friends
DD: 0161 872 5151
Fax: 0161 872 5454vikki.lee@supreme-imports.co.uk

Paul Garner

Online Manager

Paul has worked at Supreme Imports since early 2009, managing and developing various different online projects within the business, including his current position of Online Manager.

Most of my spare time is spent with my family, I also enjoy socialising, football, motorsports and reading.
DD: 0161 786 0145
Fax: 0161 872 5454
paulg@supreme-imports.co.uk

Michael Holliday

KiK Product Manager

“Mike joined Supreme in May 2013 to develop and manage the launch of KiK Electronic Cigarettes. Mikes experience in the tobacco industry has helped develop the range to meet the demands of the end consumer and grow the category for Supreme Imports.”

I love keeping busy between work and family. When I get some time I’m a keen sports fan enjoying football, horse racing and motor racing
DD: 0161 872 5151
Fax: 0161 872 5454
michael.holliday@supreme-imports.co.uk

Stephen Pickering

Product Manager

Stephen joined Supreme in November 2010 having previously worked as Purchasing Manager with Ring Lighting for 10 years.
His role as product manager is to develop and maintain a range of lighting products to compliment the existing range of lightbulbs.

I live across the pennines in Yorkshire and enjoy watching most sports, playing football and badminton and spending time with close friends and family.
DD: 07799 748 646
Fax: 0161 872 5454
stephen@supreme-imports.co.uk

Steve Willis

Van Sales Operative

Steve has been at Supreme since 1994 working initially in a supervisory role on the distribution side of the business.

In my spare time I am a Special Constable for the Manchester Police, which I have been doing for 9 years and thoroughly enjoy along with riding my motorbike.
DD: 0161 872 5151
Fax: 0161 872 5454
stevew@supreme-imports.co.uk

Sales Support

Sabeen Hussain

Sabeen Hussain

EDI Specialist / Sales Support Manager

Sabeen joined Supreme Imports in February 2005 after completing her Degree in BSc (Hons) Business & Information Technology. Her main role at Supreme was to introduce partners onto our EDI system, enabling the exchange of business documents such as Order & Invoices between the computer systems of the Supplier & Customer. Sabeen’s daily tasks also included helping in the Sales Support Department and throughout the years this role has excelled to Sales Support Manager.

Away from the office I enjoy shopping, cooking and admiring Sandy’s car collection!
DD: 0161 786 0131
Fax: 0161 872 5454
sabeen@supreme-imports.co.uk

Alex Winnicka

Sales Support

Alex joined Supreme in October 2012 as picker-packer and has progressed to Sales Support in May 2013.

“In my free time I enjoy spending time with my son and friends. Also, I’m interested in psychology, art, reading and fashion”
DD: 0161 786 0131
Fax: 0161 872 5454
alex@supreme-imports.co.uk

Zobia Hussain

Zobia Hussain

Sales Support

Zobia has been at Supreme since October 2008. In this time she has gained experience in many departments of the company. Zobia’s role mainly deals with dealing with customers queries and general sales support and EDI. She also focuses on increasing the JCB Industrial range dealing with new customers and providing key information on products.
From September 2011 Zobia will be covering Sales Support whilst Sabeen is on Maternity Leave.

Buying shoes and handbags is my favorite hobby, I also have a love of fast cars.
DD: 0161 786 0114
Fax:
0161 872 5454
zobia@supreme-imports.co.uk

Hayley Couper

Hayley Couper

Administration Assistant

Hayley joined Supreme in September 2011 as Administration Assistant.

My hobbies include shopping and socializing with friends and family.
DD: 0161 786 0125
Fax: 0161 872 5454
hayley@supreme-imports.co.uk

Battery Force Division

Anthony Summersgill

Operations Controller

Anthony Joined Supreme Imports in May 2008, working his way up through various different job roles within the warehouse team. His new roles involve facilitating orders online and over the phone, dealing with any customer issues and liaising with the warehouse to ensure orders go out on time.

Working for Supreme is really enjoyable, all the people are very friendly and the continual growth of the business is always presenting exciting new challenges.
DD: 0161 786 0142
Fax: 0161 872 5454
anthonys@supreme-imports.co.uk

Anya Illing

Anya Illing

Customer Care

I have been with the company since 2012, I come from a Customer Care background having been in the industry for 17 years so I bring with me a wealth of experience and knowledge. I love working for Battery Force as the customers are all so friendly and actually call to say thank you for doing my job!!

Outside of work I look after my 2 boys and enjoy having fun with them. I have a very close circle of friends who I like to socialise with and I love shopping for bargains!
DD: 0161 786 8323
Fax: 0161 872 5454
anya@battery-force.co.uk

Brand Essentials Division

Chris Bills

Chris Bills

Commercial Manager

Chris has been working on behalf of Brand Essentials since 2008 managing and developing various projects.
His current role encompasses all aspects of the Brand Essentials operation for which he is responsible for.

Most weekends you can find me spending precious time with my family and friends. I also enjoy riding out on my Mountain Bike and watching the mighty Leicester City FC play at the crisp bowl
DD: 0161 786 8333
Fax: 0844 583 4848
chris.bills@supreme-imports.co.uk

Nicole Martin

Nicole Martin

Sales Support

Nicole joined Supreme in April 2014 as part of the Brand Essentials sales support team

I enjoy spending quality time with family and friends. I enjoy listening to music, love a day out at the races and girly Wine/Cocktail nights
DD: 0161 786 0113
Fax: 0844 583 4848
nicole.martin@supreme-imports.co.uk

Andy Goodall

Field Sales Representative

Andy Covers Sussex, Hants, Dorset and Wiltshire Areas, and has been with the company for 5 Years.

I enjoy walking, going to the cinema and spending time with the family. I also enjoy watching re runs of heartbeat and love watching midsomer murders.
DD: 0161 786 0148
Fax:0844 583 4848sales@brand-essentials.co.uk


Paul Allen

Field Sales Representative

Paul covers The Midlands Regions, and has been with the company for over 20 Years.

My hobbies include running in the Cotswold countryside and trying to keep up with my wife when cycling!
DD: 0161 786 0148
Fax: 0844 583 4848
sales@brand-essentials.co.uk

John Savage

Field Sales Representative

John covers The South Wales Regions, and has been with the company for over 20 Years.

I live in Swansea, I have 30 years experience of serving retail shops and outlets in south wales area .
In my spare time I enjoy watching rugby, playing golf and walking
DD: 0161 786 0148
Fax: 0844 583 4848
sales@brand-essentials.co.uk

Steve Davies

Field Sales Representative

Steve covers The North Wales Regions, and has been with the company for just over 1 Year.

My interests include golf,painting and Liverpool F.C. I also enjoy the wonderful views and wildlife North Wales has to offer.
DD: 0161 786 0148
Fax: 0844 583 4848
sales@brand-essentials.co.uk


Ian Homewood

Field Sales Representative

Ian covers London & South East Regions, and has been with the company for 4 Years.

My hobbies include darts, football and most sports. I am also a qualified football referee who enjoys the challenges that refereeing brings
DD: 0161 786 0148
Fax: 0844 583 4848
sales@brand-essentials.co.uk


Donald McNeil

Field Sales Representative

Donald covers The Northern & Eastern Scotltish Regions, and has been with the company for 5 Years.

.I have been a sales representative for 30 years now (the years do fly by!) My hobbies are golf and walking, and spend my spare time in the far west coast of Scotland.
DD: 0161 786 0148
Fax: 0844 583 4848
sales@brand-essentials.co.uk


Gerry Ward

Field Sales Representative

Gerry covers The Western Scottish Regions, and has been with the company for over 20 Years.

I take my mind off targets and sales figures by jogging most evenings. I’m hugely proud of my two kids Sean and Eilidh who are now in Higher Education and likely to remain a drain on our resources – requiring me to work until I am at least 75!
DD: 0161 786 0148
Fax: 0844 583 4848
sales@brand-essentials.co.uk


Andy Hunt

Field Sales Representative

Andy covers The Yorkshire & Norfolk Regions, and has been with the company for 2 Years.

Outside of work I spend most of my time with my family, which includes many weekends taking my daughter to Ballroom and Latin dance competitions, bring on Strictly Come Dancing.
I also enjoy spending time in my kitchen cooking during the weekend.
DD: 0161 786 0148
Fax: 0844 583 4848
sales@brand-essentials.co.uk

Accounts

Mike Clinch

Finance Director Mike has been finance director for the Supreme group since 2001. He previously worked for Reebok and Prestwich holdings as well as being a strategic adviser to John Moores university. Away from work he enjoys football, cricket and fine wine and his favourite movie is The Invisible Man.

I enjoy work working at Supreme because the diversity of the business makes it continually interesting
DD:0161 786 0116
Fax:
0161 786 0136
clinch@supreme-imports.co.uk

Dan Clinch

Dan Clinch

Financial Controller

Dan has worked at Supreme since 2003 having previously been at FTT Chartered accountants after graduating from Manchester University with a 1:1 in BA Accounting & Finance.

I am a keen Cricketer and avid Manchester City Fan.
DD: 0161 786 0123
Fax: 0161 786 0136
dan@supreme-imports.co.uk

Elliott Schofield

Elliott Schofield

Accounts Assitant

Elliott Joined Supreme in January 2014 as Accounts Assistant

Outside of work i spend my spare time coaching football to kids of all ages. I also enjoy both playing and watching football as well as spending time with my friends and family.
DD: 0161 786 0129
Fax:
0161 786 0136
elliott@supreme-imports.co.uk

Cally-Anne Hill

Cally-Anne Hill

Accounts Assistant

Before starting at Supreme Imports, Cally-Anne worked in Customer Services whilst studying accounts at college. She joined Supreme in 2011 working in the accounts department as an accounts assistant.

My hobbies include socialising with friends and going to the gym.
DD: 0161 786 0120
Fax: 0161 872 5454
cally-anne@supreme-imports.co.uk

Purchasing

Jonathan Smith

Jonathan Smith

Group Buyer

Jonathan joined Supreme Imports in June 2008. He previously worked as a Strategic Buyer and Supplier Chain Manager within the educational supplies and home textiles sectors.

Outside work I have a passion for training in martial arts as well as enjoying running and other outdoor activities.
DD: 0161 786 0111
Fax: 0870 751 8117
jonathan@supreme-imports.co.uk

Kathryn Orme

Kathryn Orme

Assistant Buyer

Kathryn began working at Supreme in March 2010 and has now been promoted to the role of Assistant Buyer in May 2011.
Previous experience includes working in retail and supplier positions for the fashion industry.

Away from work my hobbies include fashion, dancing and running.
DD: 0161 786 0138
Fax:
0870 751 8117
kathryn@supreme-imports.co.uk

Tony Storey

Tony Storey

International Buyer
Tony joined Supreme in 2005 as part of the Gemini Products Ltd acquisition, where he had been General Manager for 8 years. He brings to Supreme many years of experience in Supply Chain Management, product development and buying, having worked in Europe, the Middle East and the Far East for manufacturers, retailers and distributors.
Travelling continues to be an essential business commitment, and he can be frequently found at trade shows and factories throughout the Far East.


I live in Dorset with my wife where I enjoy good friends, good food and good wine
DD: 07768 273955
Fax: 0161 872 5454
tony.storey@supreme-imports.co.uk

Marketing

Mark Atherton

Mark Atherton

Design Consultant

Mark joined the team in September 2014 coming from a strong background in packaging design and structural packaging engineering. He has keen eye for detail and a great mind for all things construction.

I love being a Dad and having two young daughters keeps me very busy. When I do have the spare time I enjoy to keep fit or do some DIY
DD: 0161 786 0144
Fax: 0161 872 5454
Mark@supreme-imports.co.uk

Operations & Warehouse

Wayne Jones

Wayne Jones

Operations Manager

Wayne joined Supreme 9 years ago straight from a family business and started in the warehouse as a picker packer, He quickly moved up the ranks and then in 2008 was offered the role of Warehouse Manager.

Out of work I enjoy spending time with my young family and have recently developed a new found love for France.
DD: 0161 786 0127
Fax: 0161 872 2314
wayne@supreme-imports.co.uk

Shane Alder

Shane Alder

Stock Controller

Shane has worked at Supreme Imports since 2001, working his way up through various different roles to his current position today of Stock Controller.

My interests are football, cooking and cars.
DD: 0161 786 0210
Fax:
0161 872 2314
shane@supreme-imports.co.uk

Anthony Barber

Anthony Barber

Warehouse Systems Manager

Anthony has worked at supreme since 2006 where he has worked a number of different roles working his way up to warehouse systems manager role that he currently enjoys.

I consider my hobbies to be watching and playing football. I am also a keen united fan.
DD: 0161 786 0135
Fax: 0161 872 2314
anthony@supreme-imports.co.uk

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