An enthusiastic traveller, Gary covered the whole of the UK for many years until Steve and Simon joined the Sales Team. Today Gary oversees the Sales and Technical sides of the business using his years of experience in the carton trade to provide clients with solutions, wherever they are needed.
Gary started in the cartonboard industry in 1981 and joined Varsity in 1999. With his excellent interpersonal skills and highly in-depth technical and product knowledge, Gary has the great ability to provide solutions for customers. As Field Sales and Technical Manager, Gary has made a significant contribution to the professionalism and success of the business.
Starting as a management trainee, Gary worked for two Swedish board manufacturers before moving into sales with Warren Board Sales, where he worked with Ian Bedwell. He progressed to outside sales, before leaving after 5 years. After a short period out of the trade Gary took the opportunity to move back into merchanting, joining Varsity in 1999.
A golfer and a long distance runner; competing in the Milton Keynes half marathon for many years, Gary enjoys all sports and relaxes at home with music and reading.
Gary describes himself as a devout Leeds United fan from the Don Revie era. Ah, the memories!