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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/Associate Director
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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
Operations Manager
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Alice works closely with Angela and the rest of the team to ensure the smooth running of our constantly expanding business. She is in charge of the general upkeep of the company; from organising our stand at upcoming exhibitions, to sourcing company cars, as well as handling all of our supplier management and compliance and helping the customer service team quote and place orders. 

Having previously worked in HR, compliance and event management, her background has led Alice to have a versatile approach in the workplace and has learnt every aspect of the company so she can offer a helping hand whenever needed.

Alice is a highly motivated and organised individual who constantly keeps the team on their toes! 



Sarah Smith
Education 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
Lead Sourcing Specialist
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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...

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Karen Heddell
Sourcing Specialist
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Karen specialises in sourcing bespoke products for our education clients to give their promotions the WOW factor.

Whether you're looking for a fully bespoke bag, games set or even a company mascot, Karen is your go-to girl!

Having previously worked in bag manufacturing,  Karen has an eager eye for design and works closely with Account Managers to ensure the products she creates truly reflect her client's brand ethos.

Karen's attention to detail is impeccable, meaning that she is extremely hot on branding guideline compliance. 

Emily Hillman
Education Sourcing Specialist
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Emily works closely alongside our Account Managers to produce unique and innovative merchandise ideas for some of our key university contracts and is has a knack for negotiating the best possible prices for her clients.

Emily is bursting with product knowledge from her previous job in the industry and her bubbly personality combined with her creative flair and expertise is a match made in heaven for Team Allwag.

Did you know that in 2018, Emily braved a wing walk in aid of Prostate Cancer UK? She raised over £1100! 


Sarah Buckley
Lead Account Manager
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Sarah is without a doubt the most enthusiastic member of the team; she always brightens up both her colleagues and clients' day!

Working closely with our key corporate clients, Sarah is always willing to go that extra mile and constantly rises to any challenge she's faced with. 

Sarah has an experienced background in retail buying and customer service, meaning that she works well under pressure, is super organised and can work to meet tight deadlines.

Her dedication to providing quality customer service makes Sarah a valuable asset to our company. 

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Sophie Hunt
Corporate Sourcing Specialist
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Working alongside our corporate team, Sophie has a background of working in the property and hospitality sectors.

Thanks to her previous work experience, Sophie has attained valuable industry and sector knowledge; she knows exactly what her clients want and need, helping her to efficiently source memorable merchandise. 

Sophie’s quick thinking, combined with her calm nature and attention to detail enables her to work 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
Public Sector Account Manager
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Sian is our Public Service expert. She works closely with a wide range of clients including councils, charities and non-profit organisations, to provide cost-effective and eco-friendly merchandise inspiration. 

Sian joined us in 2017 after working in customer service for a luxury e-commerce company, so her personable and friendly personality is one of a kind. 

Whether you're looking for merchandise to boost your fundraising activities, spread brand awareness or maximise your campaign message, Sian's extensive product knowledge will undoubtedly inspire you with a creative promotional product solution that caters to your budget. 

Jessica Curtis
Operations Assistant
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Jessica works tirelessly with our key public sector and education contracts, as well as maintaining and managing our relationships with our suppliers so we can secure our clients the best possible pricing and deals on their products. 

Over the years that Jessica has been with our company, she has gained invaluable experience in the promotional merchandise industry and always is happy to assist both her clients and team with any queries they may have. 

Jessica has a delightful personality - there's always a smile on her face, along with a cheeky comment for everyone she meets!

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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.

Aaron Addison
Warehouse Manager
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Aaron works in our large capacity Warehouse handling all e-commerce orders and merchandise schemes. Working alongside the rest of the Warehouse Team, he ensure orders are picked, packed and set out to our customers ready for the next working day.

Before he joined Team Allwag, Aaron worked as a buyer and salesperson for a construction company, so he has experienced how demanding the industry can be and understands how frustrating it is if deadlines are missed. He is very proactive, and does everything he can to make sure our customers get orders for when they need them, even the last minute requests!

Lizzie Murphy
Senior Artworker/Graphic Designer
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Shanon Marais
Senior Artworker/Graphic Designer
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