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Meet the team

This is the hard working, professional, friendly team that makes up Allwag Promotions. A determined focus on quality customer service at the heart of their motivation.

Read more about the key people in our team, then mouse-over their photos to reveal their alter egos.


Angela Wagstaff
Director/Account Manager
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Angela enjoys continually developing Allwag Promotions to repeatedly exceed client expectations while motivating and developing our team to achieve even more success. Her creative approach to business development is responsible for our year-on- year expansion, which has allowed the team to grow and the business to prosper.

Angela's hands-on account management role keeps her in touch with our key clients and allows her to constantly develop new opportunities.

Angela has proudly led the Allwag team to win the BPMA Distributor of the Year Award three years running. She was delighted when the association invited her to become a board member in January 2013. She feels it's a great time to be involved with shaping the future of the industry.

To ensure she is at the heart of all things Marketing, Angela now spends her 'spare' time as an Ambassador for the Chartered Institute of Marketing and is a Board member on the East of England regional board.

Mouse-over Angela's photo to see what other profession Angela is fully qualified in...

Alan Wagstaff
Director/Production Manager
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Alan has over 25 years promotional print experience - both on the print room floor and customer facing, so he understands the pressures you face when time is tight. He still enjoys being a hands-on production manager and is well respected by suppliers and customers alike due to his honesty and ability to seemingly perform miracles when needed!

Alan is responsible for managing all aspects of production, from processing paperwork to delivery of your order. He aims to make sure we meet all your deadlines - even if this means living in the office (this is not uncommon!) to get orders processed on time.

Mouse-over Alan's photo - no clues for guessing his two favourite pastimes...

Ciarra Holloway
Contracts Manager
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Ciarra joined us as a summer student on the Shell Technology Enterprise Programme (STEP) programme in 2007, and won the award for Best marketing project and Best Presentation. Ciarra went on to achieve a First Class Honours Business Management degree.

She works tirelessly, to secure new contracts via competitive tendering processes, and is responsible for overseeing all of our Contracts supporting our Contract management team to exceed our service level agreements.

Ciarra manages our constantly evolving range of promotional products to ensure they reach the expected high quality you expect. Ciarra begins the process by ensuring the credentials of our carefully chosen manufacturers and our carefully chosen products meet all aspects of legislation and compliance. Coupled with managing the operational side of our business, no 2 days are the same for Ciarra!

Mouse-over Ciarra's photo to discover her two favourite passions...

Alice Wakefield
Executive Assistant
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With previous experience working in HR and compliance, Alice has stepped into her new role with Team Allwag as an Executive Assistant.

Alice will be working closely with Angela and the rest of the team to learn everything there is to know about our expanding business, so she can support everyone with the general upkeep of the company.

Sarah Kemp
Business Development Manager
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With over 10 years account management experience, Sarah understands the importance of building relationships with new and existing clients. She has extensive experience within the print industry including labelling and packaging, large format print, digital and screen-printing which compliments her knowledge of promotional merchandise.

Her role is varied and exciting as she works tirelessly to ensure we maintain a high level of customer service when servicing your requirements.

No two days are ever the same as she aims to fulfil even the most challenging requests from our Education and Public sector clients.

Mouse-over Sarah's photo to see her with her glasses in hand...!

Lauren Ranson
Customer Service Team Leader
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Lauren joined the team in 2012, after completing her degree in media production. She has creativity in abundance and loves to work on new projects - no matter how challenging.

Her confident telephone manner, and customer-focused approach, make her an ideal complement to our team of professional sales co-ordinators. She works exclusively on our education division, managing some of the UK's largest university contracts.

Lauren is never without a smile, or a song, which brightens up everyone's day!

Mouse-over Lauren's photo to check out her new car...

Julie Barwick
Business Development Executive 
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After working as an Account Manager for our key education clients, Julie has been promoted to a Business Development Executive where she will be working across the board with clients in all industries to help provide inspiration for new and innovative product ideas. Julie will also be on the road a lot more visiting new and existing clients, so give her a shout if you see her about! 

Mouse-over Julie's photo to check out her cheeky side... 

Emily Hillman
Customer Service Executive
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Emily has joined our team as our new Education Customer Service Executive! She'll be working with some of our key university contracts, as well as developing new and existing client relationships. Bursting at the seams with promotional product knowledge from her previous job, Emily's bubbly personality combined with her creative flair is a match made in heaven for Team Allwag.

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Karen Heddell
Customer Service Executive
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Karen has joined our team of promotional merchandise experts as a Customer Service Executive for our Education clients.

Having previously worked in bag manufacturing, Karen’s eager to expand on her existing industry knowledge and has a wealth of expertise from her previous employment.

Lisa Cooney
Customer Service Executive
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Lisa has joined our education team as a Customer Service Executive and will work closely with some of our key clients to help source exciting and innovative products for their campaigns.

After living in France for 9 years, Lisa moved back to the UK where she was buyer for a global brand. Her knowledge of what clients want is spot on, along with her exceptional communication skills and world class customer service.

Danielle Collins
Business Development Manager
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Danielle joined our corporate team as a Business Development Executive in January 2018, bringing decades of experience within the promotional industry along with over 10 years working with some of London’s leading marketing and advertising agencies.

Throughout her career, Danielle has worked alongside well-known brands across industries; from airlines to supermarkets and automotive, offering valuable sector insights. Her speciality is finding the perfect product to create effective marketing solutions for her clients’ campaigns. She loves going to visit them and chatting through new product ideas, so if you’re not sure what you’re looking for or want something unique that’s guaranteed to deliver results, Danielle is the person to contact!

Sarah Purdy
Team Leader - Corporate
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Sarah's experienced background in retail buying and customer service means that she works well under pressure, is super organised and can work to tight deadlines. Her dedication to providing quality customer service means she will go the extra mile to help you meet tight deadlines, making her a valuable asset to our Corporate team.

Mouse-over Sarah's photo to what keeps her motivated to do a fab job...!

Sophie Hunt
Customer Service Executive
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Working alongside our corporate team, Sophie has a background of working in the property and hospitality sectors where she attained valuable industry knowledge that can be transferred to her new role as Customer Service Executive.

Sophie’s quick thinking combined with her calm nature and attention to detail means that she works well under the pressure of selecting the perfect products for clients who want fast and effective promotional solutions that will meet strict deadlines.

Sian Luton
Customer Service Executive
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With a wealth of customer service experience in key industry ectors, Sian is a valuable member of our team of promotional merchandise enthusiasts!

Bringing extensive industry knowledge to her role as our Customer Service Executive, Sian’s positive ‘can-do’ attitude means that she is a perfect match for our clients in the Public Sector and will ensure that they receive the highest standard of service.

Becky Hoad
Customer Service Executive
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Becky has joined Team Allwag as a Customer Service Executive for our Public Sector clients!

Over the past few years, Becky has worked in both the automotive and financial industries. Her valuable experience combined with her bubbly personality and quick thinking nature means that she’s a great addition to the team and is able to assist clients by knowing exactly what they need.

Jessica Went
Senior Customer Service Executive/Supplier Management
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Jessica joined our team in 2014 to work with our public sector clients as well as working with one of our key Contracts within Education

She has invaluable experience in the promotional merchandise industry, and she is now building on her knowledge in our experienced Customer Service team.

Jessica has a delightful personality - she always a smile on her face and a cheeky comment for everyone she meets!

Mouse-over Jessica's photo to see what makes her smile...

Kim Pennell
Customer Service Manager
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Kim works with the team to make sure we always provide the best possible after-sales care for all our clients, guaranteeing complete satisfaction.

Kim previously worked in the print and promotions industry, so she can offer artwork advice and product suggestions especially if you want something a little bit different.

She keeps in contact with all our customers after their order has been received, and is dedicated to resolving any order issues quickly and efficiently. Kim loves nothing more than getting positive customer feedback.

Mouse-over Kim's photo to see how she loves tidying up loose ends...

Kayla Wilson
Production/Accounts Assistant
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Kayla now supports Alan and the team in production and accounts, making sure all orders are proofed and dispatched on time and all invoices are paid. Her determination and attention to detail make her perfect for this role. 

Mouse-over Kayla's photo to check out her other love... 

Emily Roberts
Production Assistant
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Emily joined us with several years experience working within the Promotional merchandise sector. Her attention to details and no nonsense approach to tackling even the most challenging tasks, makes her perfect for her new role as Production Assistant.

Emily is dependable and thorough in everything she does, so no stone stone is left unturned when Emily is on the case. 

Harry Rutland
Production Assistant
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Harry has joined Team Allwag as our new Production Assistant! Harry brings extensive knowledge and experience in the promotional merchandise industry. His expertise includes embroidery and customised headwear as well as offering friendly advice on all branding options, making him a valuable asset to Team Allwag.

Aaron Addison
Production Assistant
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Before joining Team Allwag, Aaron worked as a buyer and salesperson for a construction company, so he has experienced how demanding the industry can be. As our new Production Assistant, he’ll try his best to ensure that the production process of our clients' orders run smoothly to avoid any complications. Like Alan, Aaron is also a West Ham supporter, which means double trouble for the Allwag office!

Sophie Brown 
Marketing Assistant
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After graduating with a degree in Creative Writing, Sophie's excitement and zest for life means that she is perfect for our role of Marketing Assistant.

With previous experience in Marketing Consultancy, Sophie is responsible for managing all our digital marketing activity and making sure we hit the headlines!

Click on Sophie's photo and check our a very bubbly social media whizz!

Georgina Finch
Artworker/Graphic Designer
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Having graduated with a degree in Graphic Design, Georgina’s creative flair combined with her love for illustration makes her a valuable asset to our Marketing Team!

As well as working alongside Annabelle to produce visuals for clients, Georgina will be using her artistic design skills to showcase imagery of our amazing promotional products both online and offline.

Lizzie Murphy
Trainee Artworker/Graphic Designer
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Fresh out of university, Lizzie has joined Allwag Promotions as a Trainee Artworker and Graphic Designer!

After graduating from the University of Kent with a degree in Multimedia Design, Lizzie has gained valuable artwork skills that she can implement in her new role and use to create superb product visuals to WOW our clients.

Emma Griffiths
Graphic Designer
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Emma has joined our marketing team as a Graphic Designer following her impressive background in the creative industry...

Since graduating in 2016 with a first class degree in Graphic Design and Fine Art from the University of Chester, Emma was part of the design team for a well-known online voucher website, where she worked on explosive designs for the site’s digital and offline marketing materials.

Using her unique and flawless design skills, Emma will be working alongside the team at Allwag Promotions to create brilliant and bold imagery to intrigue our clients and help maximise our marketing campaigns.

Ashlie Linge
Website Administrator
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Ashlie has joined the team as our Website Administrator. She’ll be keeping a close eye on the promotional market to add any new and innovative products that are available! Ashlie is responsible for the general upkeep of our website and works closely with the marketing team to create quirky ideas for product promotions…

Over the past 5 years, Ashlie has worked as an administrator and pricing analyst, which means that she’s perfect for making sure all of our website prices are up-to-date!

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