Chris has served Mono Equipment for over 40 years. Joining in 1979 as a test baker, he moved swiftly into a sales advisory role before graduating to independent sales director – a position he still holds today.
Chris started his career as an apprentice with Hopkin Morgan Bakery, which later became Mothers Pride. After a five-year apprenticeship he moved onto Wonder Cake in Cardiff. His knowledge passion and enthusiasm for all things related to the world of bakery, whether it be ingredients, product, processes or plant and equipment is unrivalled, says the person who nominated him. Mono's customers, both old and new, have benefited from and continue to value Chris' guidance and expertise when selecting equipment to meet their specific business needs. Chris is a larger than life character who is recognisable as the face of Mono Equipment throughout the UK & Ireland's independent bakery sector. He says his life revolves around how to best serve his customers and in turn Mono. He is also always willing to pass on his knowledge and expertise to younger members of the team.
Chris can be accredited with helping many bakery businesses not only take their tentative first steps into the bakery world, but also in enabling them to grow into extremely successful enterprises.
He is also a former member of the NAMB and is actively involved with a number bakery colleges, including Cardiff Metropolitan Bakery Academy.