Meet the Team2020-10-22T12:08:48+01:00

Meet the Pragma Team

It may sound like another company cliché but people really are at the heart of our business. We work hard on recruiting awesome people who care and really enjoy working with us, our customers and with the latest technology. We all work hard to make sure Pragma is an excellent place to work where people feel part of a team and know that their voice counts.

We also work hard on making sure feedback and really listening is embedded in our culture. By listening to our customers and to each other within the team we work hard to constantly improve the business and all of our processes.

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Introducing our Senior Management Team

Tim Brooks

Managing Director

Tim worked for Crane from 1991 to 2007 in a number of technical, sales and marketing roles. Tim went on to become UK general manager of Westcon Convergence from 2007 to 2012 building a £60M T/O business and the UKs leading Avaya distributor. test test test

Will Morey

Sales and Marketing Director

Will worked for Crane and Westcon for 12 years in web, marketing and general management roles. Will has strong experience of delivering marketing and strategy consultancy to a range of clients including Channel 4, First Group and UK Government.

Grace Lawless

Operations Director

Grace’s background involves over 20 years of making change happen and has recently spent 4 years as an operational efficiency consultant across a wide range of industries with a focus on customers, strategy, people, and process excellence.

Faye Thomas

Finance Manager

Faye has worked with resellers for many years at both Crane and Westcon in various finance roles. She makes sure the bills are paid and the invoices are always right first time, every time. test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test test

Sales & Marketing

Ed Savory

Senior Business Development Manager

Ed has worked as a Business Development Manager in the Ericsson-LG reseller channel since leaving university 8 years ago. Substantial product knowledge coupled with great support ensures Ed has all the tools needed to obtain mutual growth. test test test test

Helen Ranaghan

Senior Business Development Manager

Helen has worked for Crane as both an Account Manager and Sales Manager before moving to Mitel where she provided account management and development to their leading partners in the UK. test test test test test test test test

Mark Snow

Business Development Executive

Mark Snow who originally joined Pragma on the Orders and Provisioning team is now a Business Development Executive for our partners in the South East.

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Tom Wiles

Account Support Executive

Tom joined the Pragma team in 2016 and has spent 3 years within the Orders and Provisioning team. In this time he has gained substantial product knowledge to take forward into his role as an Accounts Support Executive within the Sales team.

Alex Green

Marketing Executive

Alex ensures the cogs are continuously turning within the Pragma & Candio marketing functions, providing a diverse role involving various creative and digital duties. When he’s not at work, you’ll most probably find him out with his dog, Louis.

Technical Delivery

Rob Smith

Head of Technical Operations
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Rob has worked in the technology industry for over 15 years and has previously led a technical team at a Managed Service Provider. Rob’s role is dedicated to improving technical operations.
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Mark Jones

Senior Technical Support Specialist

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Mark brings many years experience of the Ericsson-LG product and has been involved with the introduction of all Ericsson-LG products into the UK market from the GDK and LDK to the latest iPECS platform.

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Simon Smith

Senior Technical Support Specialist

Simon brings over 20 years experience in senior technical support roles where he has gained substantial product and industry knowledge. Simon will ensure the best quality of support for Pragma partners while increasing the efficiency of bringing new products to the channel.

Josh Aldridge

Technical Support Specialist

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Josh joined Pragma in early 2015 and works within the technical support team as a Technical Specialist.

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Anita Robson

Technical Support Specialist

Anita has been working with Ericsson-LG products and providing support to the UK reseller channel for over 16 years. Anita brings a passion for customer service and combining a technical background with an excellent understanding of distribution and the reseller channel. test test test test

Jessica Portugal

Technical Support Specialist

Jess joined Pragma in 2018 as a Technical Trainee. She has now progressed into a Technical Support Specialist and brings over 2 years of customer service experience to the Technical Support team.

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Andy Aston

Andy Aston

Field Based Technical Specialist

Andy has been a self employed installation engineer for 8.5 years and brings 15 years’ experience of working with LG products. He has a wealth of experience in working on iPECS systems, helping increase our ability to provide a faster service to our partners.

Operations

Andy Herring

Product Marketing Manager

Andy has over 20 years’ experience in the communications industry working in a variety of Sales, Technical Product Management and Product Marketing roles. During his time, he has built up significant experience across a number of vendors including; LG, Avaya, Ciena, Viavi and Yamaha UC.

Jolene Larter

Orders and Provisioning Manager

Jolene has worked in the telecommunication industry for many years at both Crane and Westcon. From a customer service background Jolene is now head of Sales Operations and dedicated to putting processes in place to ensure smooth running of your orders.

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Rob Watson

Orders and Provisioning Team Leader

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Rob joined Pragma in September 2020, and has over 10 years of experience working in telecoms provisioning for Updata and Global 4. He prides himself on his attention to detail and making sure that things are right first time.

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Sarah Vaile

Orders and Provisioning Team

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Sarah has worked in the telecoms industry for over 3 years and she prides herself on providing excellent customer service.

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Lillie Eaton

Orders and Provisioning Team

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Lillie joined the team in February 2018 bringing over 6 years experience in customer service and 4 years experience in administration. She prides herself on providing excellent customer service.

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Eve Radford

Orders and Provisioning Team

Eve joined the team in March 2018 and brings over two years experience in customer service and administration. She prides herself in providing efficient customer service to the highest standard.

Len Hunt

Warehouse Manager

Len has over 25 years experience in warehousing, distribution and logistics and is responsible for all of Pragma’s logistics and delivery services.

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Toby Cadman

Warehouse Operative

Toby joined the Warehouse team in February 2020 where he brings extensive warehousing experience, a forklift licence and has even got experience working on a twin-turbo V8 Mclaren engine! test test test test test test

Tom Chedham

Business Development Executive
Tom joined the team with 7 years of experience in telecommunications. The majority of Tom’s LG experience comes from working direct with end-users. Tom is now helping Telecom and IT Companies grow their monthly billing revenue by introducing Candio’s product portfolio to their end-users.
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Karen Sharpington

Customer Success Manager

Karen has worked in telecoms for many years which gives her a good understanding of what’s needed to foster good relationships with resellers. Her background in customer service and account management provide her with the skills to help grow the new and exciting Candio partner base.