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Leslie Hale Leslie Hale BSc FCA (Managing Director)
Having trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant, Les has been a Director at Hale & Co since 1985 and Managing Director since 2000.
Jake Hale Jake Hale BSc MSc MILT (Director & General Manager)
Jake returned to Hale & Co in 2011 to develop the new Tool Hire venture after 6 and a half successful years working for the Logistics Function of Rolls-Royce plc in Derby. He became General Manager in 2012 and is now in overall control of the day-to-day running of the business (including Staff Deployment, Asset Management, Site Development and Customer Service). He became a Director in December 2014.
Sam Hale Sam Hale BA MSc (Director)
Sam has extensive experience in the allied business discipline of Historic Building Consultancy having worked for CgMs in Cheltenham, Ty-Mawr Lime in Brecon and Hook Mason Architecture in Hereford. Now a Free Lance Consultant, Sam divides his time between this and Hale & Co. Sam provides valuable in-house advice and expertise when it comes to supplying appropriate building materials for older properties and assists with our Electronic Media & Customer Relationship Management Activities.
Mike Bennett Mike Bennett (Company Operations Manager)
Mike has extensive experience of the Builders Merchants' industry and was instrumental in the successful transition to computerised point of sale invoicing at Hale & Co. As Operations Manager he is in overall control of the smooth running of all business processes (including Accounts & Contracts Administration, I.T. and Buying Group Activities).
Wayne Long Wayne Long (Yard Operations Manager)
Wayne is the single point of contact in the yard for staff, customers and suppliers. He orchestrates the balancing act of servicing suppliers, customers and our own deliveries. He is available, on the spot, to answer questions and queries and to handle issues and feedback. He manages the team to react to fluctuations in customer volumes to ensure that we always have the right resources where we need them.
Nigel Britter Nigel Britter (Marketing & Merchandising Manager)
Nigel coordinates selling the benefits of Hale & Co. to our current and prospective customers via events, print, electronic and social media. Nigel is also responsible for overall Company Health & Safety and Events Management.
Adrian Warren Adrian Warren (Sales Manager)
Adrian is responsible for all aspects of our Office-Based Sales Operation.
Helen Kilmister Helen Kilmister (Customer Relationship Manager)
Ably assisted by Stuart Murphy, Helen is responsible for all aspects of our Field Sales Operation.
Kevin Steer Kevin Steer (Kitchens & Bathrooms Manager)
Kevin is responsible for all aspects of the Kitchens & Bathrooms Department including Customer Service, Designs and Ordering. He is supported by Darren Gwilliam in the role of Showroom Manager.
Rik Sladen Rik Sladen (Accounts Manager)
Rik is responsible for all aspects of the Accounts Office including Payments, Credit Control, Data, Stock and Sales Analysis.
Jason Howell Jason Howell (Hire Manager)
Jason is responsible for all aspects of the Hire Department including Customer Service, Fleet Maintenance & Renewal.
Staff Supporting the Management Team are 45 staff within the following departments:

Shop & Trade Counter
Sawmill & Timber Yard
Cement & Plaster
Heating & Plumbing
Kitchens & Bathrooms
Heavy-side Yard
Tool Hire & Equipment Showroom & Yard

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Last modified: 15-Jun-2019
Hale & Co (Drybrook) Ltd are a member of the Builders Merchants Federation     As members of the National Buying Group, Hale & Co are able to provide our customers with the best quality goods at nationally competitive prices.
Hale & Co. (Drybrook) Ltd. is registered in England.     Registered office at Nailbridge, Drybrook, Glos.     Company number 679045, UK VAT number GB 274 4564 39