Meet the Team

Our enthusiastic and engaged team, who love what they do and care about doing it right.

Nigel Haughton

Nigel Haughton

Chairman

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As the Chairman of HALCO, Nigel has many years of experience in business.

Nigel’s advisory role is centred round his expertise in working with people, and is often found handing out biscuits and cake to staff members!

Glenn Haughton

Glenn Haughton

Finance Director

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Glenn’s role within HALCO is to ensure the smooth running of the monetary side of the business, with his grasp of finance enabling HALCO to stay strong in an ever changing climate.

Glenn enjoys paddle boarding and spending time with his family.

Craig Haughton

Craig Haughton

Sales & HR Director

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With a passion of systems, Craig likes to ensure the smooth running of Sales and Operations.

Craig also handles HR which seems to be a nearly full time role in a growing company.

He claims his system goes to pot in managing his two sons.

Reuben Alford

Reuben Alford

Purchasing Manager

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One of HALCO’s longest serving staff members, Reuben, has worked his way up to purchasing manager.

You can usually catch him in his VW Golf or working on his latest house project.

Gavin Haughton

Gavin Haughton

UK & Middle East Sales Director

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Being UK & Middle East Sales Director, means that Gavin is regularly interacting with customers from all different time-zones.

Gavin’s passion is the gym, and he can be found in there most evenings.

Jodie Rusling

Jodie Rusling

UK Account Manager

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Jodie is one of our youngest team members and her youthful energy ensures that our UK customers experience an efficient and friendly service.

An extreme coffee lover, she usually is the first to let us know when the beans are running low.

Harvey Large

Harvey Large

UK Key Account Manager

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Harvey Large is the epitome of Customer care. Ensuring we have satisfied, happy customers is Harvey's number one goal.

When Harvey is not helping customers he enjoys nothing more than a cheeky practical joke.

Gregg Haughton

Gregg Haughton

EU Sales Director

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With his positive can-do attitude, Gregg is the go-to for European Sales.

His friendly character leads him all over Europe (thankfully, suiting his passion for international cuisine!).

Alex CAFÉ

Alex CAFÉ

West EU Key Account Manager

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Alex is a vital member of the European team, especially as he speaks four different languages!

Alex’s professional working relationship with his customers is something to be admired.

Marián Zima

Marián Zima

East EU Business Development

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Marián manages the area of Poland, Czech and Slovakia. His eye for detail and perfection ensures that our customers are treated like Kings and Queens!

Being a keen footballer, Marián’s competitive soul comes into life in his role.

Patrycja Prokop

Patrycja Prokop

East EU Key Account Manager

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With a rapidly growing customer base in Eastern Europe, Patrycja delights customers with her attention to detail and positive attitude.

After work, she is usually kept busy looking after her two French bulldogs and dreaming about a trip to Fiji.

Jerry Defres

Jerry Defres

France Business Development

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Based in our French office, Jerry is a very passionate member of the Business Development team.

His 8 years of knowledge in the Hook & Loop market is demonstrated in his ability to provide solutions.

In his spare time, Jerry enjoys travelling around France.

Tanéo Russier

Tanéo Russier

France Key Account Manager

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Tanéo works from our southern France office and is one of the most willing and enthusiastic Key Account Managers you will ever find.

Out of work he can often be found burning off his love for pizza by playing football.

Joel Brown

Joel Brown

Suppy Chain & Product Development

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Joel's passion for developing solutions from concept to completion ensures he is in high demand from the sales team when they receive non-standard enquiries.

His high speed desire to get things done is well channelled through a love of helping charity.

Reuben Brown

Reuben Brown

Marketing

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Heading up the marketing means that Reuben interacts with staff across all departments of the company.

With his eye for detail, he ensures that the HALCO brand is represented consistently and is always on the lookout for new ideas. 

Bernard Brown

Bernard Brown

Finance Manager

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With year on year growth, Bernard heads up our extremely busy accounts department.

When he is not studying numbers, he relaxes with a pair of BBQ tongs in one hand and whiskey in the other.

Terri Beaumont

Terri Beaumont

Executive Assistant

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Terri is the central cog in the machine and has the answer to all questions, guaranteeing that all orders are processed successfully. 

At the weekends, Terri is a keen climber and adventurer.

Mariette Van Der Merwe

Mariette Van Der Merwe

Order Processing

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Mariette supports our Order Processing department guaranteeing that all orders are dealt with successfully and efficiently.

Mariette, who is originally from South Africa enjoys spending time with her family. Her favourite food is South African ‘braai’.