Richard Gray was born in 1967 in Woking, Surrey, UK. Richard attained a BSc Honours in Chemistry and Management Science in 1988 at the University of London. In 1988 he joined the Mirror Group as a graduate management trainee based in the groups Watford plant and worked in a number of process and people management roles in Production Press and Mailroom. He remained there until 1998 when he was appointed Director and General Manager of the Groups Oldham site. In 1992 Richard attained a Post Graduate Diploma in Management Studies from the University of Westminster. In 2006 Richard took up the additional role of Non Executive Director for Vision in Print, an Industry Forum set up to deliver performance improvement in the printing industry. Richard joined Prinovis UK Ltd. as Managing Director in September 2007.
Ben Wilson was born in 1979 in the North West of England. He graduated from The University of Sheffield in 2001 with a 1st Class Honours degree in Accounting, Financial Management and Information Management and has since become a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants where he was awarded 1st prize and received two commendations.
Ben’s career started in the Finance Department of BakeMark UK Ltd, a food company based on The Wirral, Merseyside. He progressed from his first role as a Trainee Management Accountant to that of Finance Manager during the 6 years he was employed with BakeMark UK Ltd.
He joined Prinovis UK Ltd in 2007 as Executive Assistant to the Finance Director. In 2009, Ben was promoted to a Senior Leadership role (Finance Manager) and became a member of the Prinovis UK Ltd Management Board in 2014 where he has since held the post of Finance Director.
Chris Goodey was born in 1966 and spent his childhood in Manchester England. Chris completed an Engineering Apprenticeship and then obtained a Masters’ Degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from The University of Leeds in 1990. Chris and his family live in rural North Wales.
Before joining Prinovis in 2013, Chris had spent his career in the automotive sector working for General Motors. His career started in 1990 as a Graduate Trainee for Vauxhall Motors in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire. During 23 years with General Motors Chris spent his career in Vehicle Production and Engineering. He held a number of Senior Management roles including Executive Launch Manager, Manufacturing Engineering Manager and his last position was as European Paint Shop Director.
Chris joined the team at Prinovis UK in October 2013 as Operations Director. He is responsible for all Printing activities and associated services that include in addition, Materials, Planning and Logistics and Manufacturing Engineering.
Vicci Tatton Profile
Vicci Tatton was born in 1969. She was born on The Wirral and spent the majority of her childhood in the Chester area. After graduating from York University in 1990 with a joint BA honours degree in Politics and Sociology, Vicci joined Vauxhall Motors as a Graduate Trainee in Personnel. Vicci and her husband live in North Wales
Vicci’s career in the automotive sector spans 17 years, working within both the OEM and Tier 1 Supplier business. She held senior positions in both the Human Resource and Operations functions including Senior Supervisor V6 Engine Plant Vauxhall Motors, HR Manager and Operations Manager Delphi Automotive Systems and HR Manager Northwest for Johnson Controls. As a HR generalist Vicci has been responsible for all aspects of HR although her passion is Employee and Organisational Development.
She joined Prinovis UK as HR Director in 2010 and with her team is responsible for a wide Human Resource Agenda. The People strategy whilst covering Employee Resourcing, Relations and Development also includes Internal and External Communications, External Affairs, Corporate and Social Responsibility and Diversity.
Mark Pfeiffer is 50 and lives in East Anglia with his family. He graduated from Newland Park College, situated in Buckinghamshire, South England with a degree in European Business Studies in 1989.
Mark took his first steps into The Print Industry as a Management Trainee with Clays in 1990. Clays specialise in producing monochrome paperback and hardback books and are based in Suffolk.
After spending his first 12 months with Clays, Mark then secured his first position with Bertelsmann in the division of Gruner and Jahr. He relocated to Germany, met his wife, learnt the language fluently and became an experienced Sales Manager.
Mark was a key member of the team that were involved with the start- up of Prinovis UK Ltd in 2005 moving from one of the three companies that merged to form Prinovis.
Mark was appointed to the position of Commercial Director and a member of the UK Management board in 2010. He is responsible for Sales, Sales Support and Estimation and Account Management for Prinovis UK Ltd.
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