Steve joined Speedy in July 2010 following a five-year spell as marketing director for PPG Architectural Coatings – owner of the Johnstone’s and Leyland paint brands. He is a qualified polymer chemist and studied marketing strategy at Chicago North Western University’s Kellogg Institute.
At Speedy – the UK’s largest equipment and support services provider – Steve is helping to spearhead the brand’s expansion into industries outside its traditional client base in construction and into related support services, as well as its presence in the Middle East.
Before gaining his marketing qualifications, Steve had an international marketing role in the oil and gas sector for almost twenty years where he worked across the globe including several years in the Far East and Middle Eastern Gulf States.
Steve’s other career highlights include heading up the marketing team at French utility giant Gaz de France (GDF Suez).