GETTING TO KNOW THE TEAM

Mark Adcock: Managing Director

With 25 years’ experience in the food industry and previously MD of Big Bear Confectionery, Mark decided to start his own business in 2016.  The acquisition of Stockley’s in November 2016 was the start of an ambitious journey to build a vibrant and dynamic confectionery business focused on those fast growing and niche market segments where innovation and flexibility are key ingredients to success.

Glyn Connah: Finance Director

A chartered accountant with a wealth of commercial and operational experience and previously Finance Director at Big Bear Confectionery, Glyn joined Stockley’s in April 2017 and is co-owner of the business. He also takes executive responsibility for all activities at our site in Hull (Chocley’s)

Liz Williams: Commercial Director

Liz joined Stockley’s in March 2017 as Sales Manager and brings with her 15 years’ experience of the food industry across both commercial and NPD functions, dealing with branded and private label customers in multiple sectors. Following a period of sustained sales growth Liz was appointed Commercial Director with responsibility for all sales and business development activity across Stockley’s and Chocley’s.

Paul Lacy: Head of Technical

Paul joined the team in 2017 as Head of Technical, responsible for the quality & technical standards of both production sites and has worked hard to get them to the fantastic standard they are at. Paul has held several high level technical roles within the food industry throughout his career and has a wide range of experience across many food categories including savoury pastry, fresh salads and confectionery.

David Nuttall: Sales Manager

David has been in the confectionery industry all of his life, having started out at his father’s factory when he was just 5 years old (some 59 years ago!). He has been a key part of the Stockley’s team for 6 years and is responsible for the growth and development of the export and gifting part of our business.

Gill Hodgson: Sales Manager

Gill is the newest member of the team, having joined in March 2018.  Previous roles include Business Unit Director at Nimbus Foods and Sales Director at Orchard Valley Foods.  Her vast experience comes with an impressive track record of building significant ‘B2B’ business based on a strong understanding of customer needs, product functionality and market trends. We’re delighted to have Gill on board, helping us develop new business in specialist confectionery for manufacturers and processors.