Meet the team…

Steve Haworth

evo CEO

Andrew Gale

evo CFO

Ashley Burke - Managing Director of VOW Ireland

Ashley Burke

evo Ireland MD

Ashley Burke - Managing Director of VOW Ireland

Adrian Butler

VOW MD

Craig Varey

BANNER MD

Jonathan Rolfe

Truline MD

Cheryl Lamont

Group head of communications & PR

Darren Mack

evo e-Commerce Director

Alison Nesbitt

evo IT Director

Steve Howarth
evo CEO

Steve began his career at ISA International in 1992, selling telex and fax rolls. Having held several senior management positions in global, European and UK businesses, Steve has acquired a wealth of knowledge in all channels and a variety of product and service sectors as well as invaluable experience in strategic development and business transformation.

Throughout his 30-year career he has either been an employee, supplier or customer of one of the evo Group companies. Steve was appointed to the position of evo CEO in April 2016 and became a Non-Executive Director of the BOSS Federation in the same year.

Steve has a continuous thirst for knowledge and major aversion to inertia. His passion for the industry is unwavering, as he continuously seeks opportunities to simplify, optimise and innovate.

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Andrew Gale
evo CFO

Andrew joined  the business in 2008, and was promoted to Group Finance Director in 2010 and Chief Finance Officer in 2013. In this time Andrew has led a number of transactions, integrations, acquisitions, disposals and refinancing exercises.

Previously Andrew held senior finance roles at EWS Railway, which culminated in the successful sale of the business. Andrew began his finance career with Deloitte serving several FTSE and US listed clients and is both US and UK qualified.

With aproven track record of advancement and achievement over the last 20 years in both industry and practice, Andrew’s career has been based on a very simple proposition: ‘I do what I say I’m going to do and I will deliver positive value adding change’.

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Ashely Burke
evo Ireland MD

Ashley Burke joined the company almost 23 years ago and has worked in many aspects of the business. Her office products career started in Classic Stationery in 1992 and she moved to John Heath when it opened its first distribution centre in Ireland in 1995.

She has extensive knowledge in the office products industry and the golden thread through her 23 years at VOW has been the importance of the customer.

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Adrian Butler
VOW MD

Adrian is Managing Director of the UK Wholesale business which is a position he has held since 2010.

Adrian joined the organisation in 1990 within the telesales department of Neville & Gladstone and has held a number of roles in sales & operations, managing sales forces and regional distribution centre’s throughout the wholesaler’s transformation, leading the business through product and services diversification in an ever changing market place and growing its market share to become the largest broadline wholesaler within the industry.

Adrian is highly motivated individual with extensive Channel knowledge with a proven record for growing and developing business from a financial and relationship perspective across the wholesale Channel.

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Craig Varey
BANNER MD

Craig has been with the business for 18 years.  He joined the corporate division of Supplies Team as a Sales Agent progressing through the ranks before running the Public Sector Sales Channel of Supplies Team and the Wider Public Sector Channel of Banner after the merger of Office to Office and the Vasanta Group.

He became Managing Director of Banner in 2016 leading the business through a process of transformation and sales growth through category development and market penetration.

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Jonathan Rolfe
Truline MD

Jonathan is the Managing Director for Truline which is a position he has held since 2017.

Jonathan joined the organisation in 1997 and has held a number of General Manager and Group Operational roles for office2office prior to the merger with Vasanta in 2014.

Jonathan recently held the role as Group Operations Director for the evo Group, prior to taking up his current role for Truline which provides all of the in-house and third party transport solutions for the Group.

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Cheryl Lamont
Group head of communications & PR
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Darren Mack
evo e-Commerce Director

Darren is a Google certified ecommerce and search specialist with over 15 years experience in successful online trading and promoting web visibility.

Darren has a passion for mentoring through hands-on knowledge and has developed and led successful teams managing B2B and B2C Websites, E-Commerce trading alongside leading and defining strategies for search marketing, SEO ,PPC, SEM, and UX / UI development .

Passionate in driving change across the business in data and content, ecommerce platforms, and balancing the expectations of users and the business in fast changing online world from enhanced product data to mobile web trading.

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Alison Nesbitt
evo IT Director

Alison joined evo in 2005 and has worked in various leadership roles across the business. With nearly 40 years’ experience in the industry, Alison brings a wealth of knowledge and has a talent for implementing multiple cross-functional business transformation and IT change programmes.

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Alison Nesbitt
evo IT Director

Alison joined evo in 2005 and has worked in various leadership roles across the business. With nearly 40 years’ experience in the industry, Alison brings a wealth of knowledge and has a talent for implementing multiple cross-functional business transformation and IT change programmes.

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Darren Mack
evo e-Commerce Director

Darren is a Google certified ecommerce and search specialist with over 15 years experience in successful online trading and promoting web visibility.

Darren has a passion for mentoring through hands-on knowledge and has developed and led successful teams managing B2B and B2C Websites, E-Commerce trading alongside leading and defining strategies for search marketing, SEO ,PPC, SEM, and UX / UI development .

Passionate in driving change across the business in data and content, ecommerce platforms, and balancing the expectations of users and the business in fast changing online world from enhanced product data to mobile web trading.

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Alison Nesbitt
evo IT Director

Alison joined evo in 2005 and has worked in various leadership roles across the business. With nearly 40 years’ experience in the industry, Alison brings a wealth of knowledge and has a talent for implementing multiple cross-functional business transformation and IT change programmes.

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Cheryl Lamont
Group head of communications & PR
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Darren Mack
evo e-Commerce Director

Darren is a Google certified ecommerce and search specialist with over 15 years experience in successful online trading and promoting web visibility.

Darren has a passion for mentoring through hands-on knowledge and has developed and led successful teams managing B2B and B2C Websites, E-Commerce trading alongside leading and defining strategies for search marketing, SEO ,PPC, SEM, and UX / UI development .

Passionate in driving change across the business in data and content, ecommerce platforms, and balancing the expectations of users and the business in fast changing online world from enhanced product data to mobile web trading.

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Alison Nesbitt
evo IT Director

Alison joined evo in 2005 and has worked in various leadership roles across the business. With nearly 40 years’ experience in the industry, Alison brings a wealth of knowledge and has a talent for implementing multiple cross-functional business transformation and IT change programmes.

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Jonathan Rolfe
Truline MD

Jonathan is the Managing Director for Truline which is a position he has held since 2017.

Jonathan joined the organisation in 1997 and has held a number of General Manager and Group Operational roles for office2office prior to the merger with Vasanta in 2014.

Jonathan recently held the role as Group Operations Director for the evo Group, prior to taking up his current role for Truline which provides all of the in-house and third party transport solutions for the Group.

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Cheryl Lamont
Group head of communications & PR
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Darren Mack
evo e-Commerce Director

Darren is a Google certified ecommerce and search specialist with over 15 years experience in successful online trading and promoting web visibility.

Darren has a passion for mentoring through hands-on knowledge and has developed and led successful teams managing B2B and B2C Websites, E-Commerce trading alongside leading and defining strategies for search marketing, SEO ,PPC, SEM, and UX / UI development .

Passionate in driving change across the business in data and content, ecommerce platforms, and balancing the expectations of users and the business in fast changing online world from enhanced product data to mobile web trading.

Close
Alison Nesbitt
evo IT Director

Alison joined evo in 2005 and has worked in various leadership roles across the business. With nearly 40 years’ experience in the industry, Alison brings a wealth of knowledge and has a talent for implementing multiple cross-functional business transformation and IT change programmes.

Close
Craig Varey
BANNER MD

Craig has been with the business for 18 years.  He joined the corporate division of Supplies Team as a Sales Agent progressing through the ranks before running the Public Sector Sales Channel of Supplies Team and the Wider Public Sector Channel of Banner after the merger of Office to Office and the Vasanta Group.

He became Managing Director of Banner in 2016 leading the business through a process of transformation and sales growth through category development and market penetration.

Close
Jonathan Rolfe
Truline MD

Jonathan is the Managing Director for Truline which is a position he has held since 2017.

Jonathan joined the organisation in 1997 and has held a number of General Manager and Group Operational roles for office2office prior to the merger with Vasanta in 2014.

Jonathan recently held the role as Group Operations Director for the evo Group, prior to taking up his current role for Truline which provides all of the in-house and third party transport solutions for the Group.

Close
Cheryl Lamont
Group head of communications & PR
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Darren Mack
evo e-Commerce Director

Darren is a Google certified ecommerce and search specialist with over 15 years experience in successful online trading and promoting web visibility.

Darren has a passion for mentoring through hands-on knowledge and has developed and led successful teams managing B2B and B2C Websites, E-Commerce trading alongside leading and defining strategies for search marketing, SEO ,PPC, SEM, and UX / UI development .

Passionate in driving change across the business in data and content, ecommerce platforms, and balancing the expectations of users and the business in fast changing online world from enhanced product data to mobile web trading.

Close
Alison Nesbitt
evo IT Director

Alison joined evo in 2005 and has worked in various leadership roles across the business. With nearly 40 years’ experience in the industry, Alison brings a wealth of knowledge and has a talent for implementing multiple cross-functional business transformation and IT change programmes.

Close
Adrian Butler
VOW MD

Adrian is Managing Director of the UK Wholesale business which is a position he has held since 2010.

Adrian joined the organisation in 1990 within the telesales department of Neville & Gladstone and has held a number of roles in sales & operations, managing sales forces and regional distribution centre’s throughout the wholesaler’s transformation, leading the business through product and services diversification in an ever changing market place and growing its market share to become the largest broadline wholesaler within the industry.

Adrian is highly motivated individual with extensive Channel knowledge with a proven record for growing and developing business from a financial and relationship perspective across the wholesale Channel.

Close
Craig Varey
BANNER MD

Craig has been with the business for 18 years.  He joined the corporate division of Supplies Team as a Sales Agent progressing through the ranks before running the Public Sector Sales Channel of Supplies Team and the Wider Public Sector Channel of Banner after the merger of Office to Office and the Vasanta Group.

He became Managing Director of Banner in 2016 leading the business through a process of transformation and sales growth through category development and market penetration.

Close
Jonathan Rolfe
Truline MD

Jonathan is the Managing Director for Truline which is a position he has held since 2017.

Jonathan joined the organisation in 1997 and has held a number of General Manager and Group Operational roles for office2office prior to the merger with Vasanta in 2014.

Jonathan recently held the role as Group Operations Director for the evo Group, prior to taking up his current role for Truline which provides all of the in-house and third party transport solutions for the Group.

Close
Cheryl Lamont
Group head of communications & PR
Close
Darren Mack
evo e-Commerce Director

Darren is a Google certified ecommerce and search specialist with over 15 years experience in successful online trading and promoting web visibility.

Darren has a passion for mentoring through hands-on knowledge and has developed and led successful teams managing B2B and B2C Websites, E-Commerce trading alongside leading and defining strategies for search marketing, SEO ,PPC, SEM, and UX / UI development .

Passionate in driving change across the business in data and content, ecommerce platforms, and balancing the expectations of users and the business in fast changing online world from enhanced product data to mobile web trading.

Close
Alison Nesbitt
evo IT Director

Alison joined evo in 2005 and has worked in various leadership roles across the business. With nearly 40 years’ experience in the industry, Alison brings a wealth of knowledge and has a talent for implementing multiple cross-functional business transformation and IT change programmes.

Close
Ashely Burke
evo Ireland MD

Ashley Burke joined the company almost 23 years ago and has worked in many aspects of the business. Her office products career started in Classic Stationery in 1992 and she moved to John Heath when it opened its first distribution centre in Ireland in 1995.

She has extensive knowledge in the office products industry and the golden thread through her 23 years at VOW has been the importance of the customer.

Close
Adrian Butler
VOW MD

Adrian is Managing Director of the UK Wholesale business which is a position he has held since 2010.

Adrian joined the organisation in 1990 within the telesales department of Neville & Gladstone and has held a number of roles in sales & operations, managing sales forces and regional distribution centre’s throughout the wholesaler’s transformation, leading the business through product and services diversification in an ever changing market place and growing its market share to become the largest broadline wholesaler within the industry.

Adrian is highly motivated individual with extensive Channel knowledge with a proven record for growing and developing business from a financial and relationship perspective across the wholesale Channel.

Close
Craig Varey
BANNER MD

Craig has been with the business for 18 years.  He joined the corporate division of Supplies Team as a Sales Agent progressing through the ranks before running the Public Sector Sales Channel of Supplies Team and the Wider Public Sector Channel of Banner after the merger of Office to Office and the Vasanta Group.

He became Managing Director of Banner in 2016 leading the business through a process of transformation and sales growth through category development and market penetration.

Close
Jonathan Rolfe
Truline MD

Jonathan is the Managing Director for Truline which is a position he has held since 2017.

Jonathan joined the organisation in 1997 and has held a number of General Manager and Group Operational roles for office2office prior to the merger with Vasanta in 2014.

Jonathan recently held the role as Group Operations Director for the evo Group, prior to taking up his current role for Truline which provides all of the in-house and third party transport solutions for the Group.

Close
Cheryl Lamont
Group head of communications & PR
Close
Darren Mack
evo e-Commerce Director

Darren is a Google certified ecommerce and search specialist with over 15 years experience in successful online trading and promoting web visibility.

Darren has a passion for mentoring through hands-on knowledge and has developed and led successful teams managing B2B and B2C Websites, E-Commerce trading alongside leading and defining strategies for search marketing, SEO ,PPC, SEM, and UX / UI development .

Passionate in driving change across the business in data and content, ecommerce platforms, and balancing the expectations of users and the business in fast changing online world from enhanced product data to mobile web trading.

Close
Alison Nesbitt
evo IT Director

Alison joined evo in 2005 and has worked in various leadership roles across the business. With nearly 40 years’ experience in the industry, Alison brings a wealth of knowledge and has a talent for implementing multiple cross-functional business transformation and IT change programmes.

Close
Andrew Gale
evo CFO

Andrew joined  the business in 2008, and was promoted to Group Finance Director in 2010 and Chief Finance Officer in 2013. In this time Andrew has led a number of transactions, integrations, acquisitions, disposals and refinancing exercises.

Previously Andrew held senior finance roles at EWS Railway, which culminated in the successful sale of the business. Andrew began his finance career with Deloitte serving several FTSE and US listed clients and is both US and UK qualified.

With aproven track record of advancement and achievement over the last 20 years in both industry and practice, Andrew’s career has been based on a very simple proposition: ‘I do what I say I’m going to do and I will deliver positive value adding change’.

Close
Ashely Burke
evo Ireland MD

Ashley Burke joined the company almost 23 years ago and has worked in many aspects of the business. Her office products career started in Classic Stationery in 1992 and she moved to John Heath when it opened its first distribution centre in Ireland in 1995.

She has extensive knowledge in the office products industry and the golden thread through her 23 years at VOW has been the importance of the customer.

Close
Adrian Butler
VOW MD

Adrian is Managing Director of the UK Wholesale business which is a position he has held since 2010.

Adrian joined the organisation in 1990 within the telesales department of Neville & Gladstone and has held a number of roles in sales & operations, managing sales forces and regional distribution centre’s throughout the wholesaler’s transformation, leading the business through product and services diversification in an ever changing market place and growing its market share to become the largest broadline wholesaler within the industry.

Adrian is highly motivated individual with extensive Channel knowledge with a proven record for growing and developing business from a financial and relationship perspective across the wholesale Channel.

Close
Craig Varey
BANNER MD

Craig has been with the business for 18 years.  He joined the corporate division of Supplies Team as a Sales Agent progressing through the ranks before running the Public Sector Sales Channel of Supplies Team and the Wider Public Sector Channel of Banner after the merger of Office to Office and the Vasanta Group.

He became Managing Director of Banner in 2016 leading the business through a process of transformation and sales growth through category development and market penetration.

Close
Jonathan Rolfe
Truline MD

Jonathan is the Managing Director for Truline which is a position he has held since 2017.

Jonathan joined the organisation in 1997 and has held a number of General Manager and Group Operational roles for office2office prior to the merger with Vasanta in 2014.

Jonathan recently held the role as Group Operations Director for the evo Group, prior to taking up his current role for Truline which provides all of the in-house and third party transport solutions for the Group.

Close
Cheryl Lamont
Group head of communications & PR
Close
Darren Mack
evo e-Commerce Director

Darren is a Google certified ecommerce and search specialist with over 15 years experience in successful online trading and promoting web visibility.

Darren has a passion for mentoring through hands-on knowledge and has developed and led successful teams managing B2B and B2C Websites, E-Commerce trading alongside leading and defining strategies for search marketing, SEO ,PPC, SEM, and UX / UI development .

Passionate in driving change across the business in data and content, ecommerce platforms, and balancing the expectations of users and the business in fast changing online world from enhanced product data to mobile web trading.

Close
Alison Nesbitt
evo IT Director

Alison joined evo in 2005 and has worked in various leadership roles across the business. With nearly 40 years’ experience in the industry, Alison brings a wealth of knowledge and has a talent for implementing multiple cross-functional business transformation and IT change programmes.

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