Management Team - Spindlewood

Management Team

Ron Fidler

Chairman

Ron is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators.

CAREER:

Black & Decker Manufacturing Company (1955-1983)

President and Chief Operating Officer (1981-1983) responsible to the Chairman for the policies and performance of world wide operational groups with sales of $1.2 billion and 18,000 employees.

President, European International Group (1975-1981), based in Brussels responsible for the performance of thirty operating companies representing 45% of corporate sales and 60% of corporate earnings.

European General Manager (1971-1975)

General Manager, Continental Europe (1969-1970)

General Manager, Southern Europe (1968-1969)

Managing Director, Italy (1966-1968)

North Carolina National Bank (now Bank of America) International Policy Board (1981-1983)

Oakland Development Capital Fund Limited (1983-present)

Chairman of an independent venture capital investment company, managing investments of £20 million in over 50 small and medium size businesses. Specialising in providing strategic direction for profitable growth in investee companies using the accumulated industrial experience of the directors, Ron is also a Director on numerous investee company boards in diverse industries.

Ron is responsible for providing the strategic direction for Spindlewood and the profitable expansion of the business in a growing market. 

Email : info@spindlewood.biz

Telephone : 0121 793 7000 

Ron Fidler

Charlie Brownridge

Managing Director

Before joining Spindlewood Charlie held senior positions within Avery Weightronix and Chubb two global market leaders in their respective industries - weighing solutions and electronic security.

Shortly after its creation, Charlie joined Spindlewood and headed up the Sales function for the business quickly establishing some long-term contracts.

Charlie was appointed Managing Director in 2013 with overall responsibility for the business as it continues to achieve year on year growth in very demanding delivery focused industries.

Email : cbrownridge@spindlewood.biz

Telephone : 0121 793 7000

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Charlie Brownridge

Peter Carver

Operations Director

Peter founded Spindlewood Ltd a CCTV and electronic security systems business in 2002. Initially based in Weston Super Mare, Somerset. Peter soon relocated the company to Leeds, West Yorkshire where the company expanded

From 2002, Peter led Spindlewood as Managing Director until the merger with CBA in early 2010. During this time, he built a strong reputation for meeting demanding deadlines within the event and construction industry. Although a Director, Peter continues to hold an active on-site role within the company whilst still having overall responsibility for the operational side of the business.

Email : pcarver@spindlewood.biz

Telephone : 0121 793 7000

Peter Carver

Alan Blackham

Director

Alan is a former Managing Director of Solus Schall, an international engineering services company and subsequently Executive Vice President of Solus Ocean Systems, a division of the Enserch Corporation. Founder and former Chief Executive Officer of Bywater plc, a strategic business consultancy. He is a Director of Gramar Investments and represents the Company on a number of investee businesses’ Boards.

Alan is an investor in Spindlewood Ltd and has served on the Board as a non-exec since 2006.

Email : info@spindlewood.biz

Telephone : 0121 793 7000

 

 

Alan Blackham

Murray Kenneth

Company Secretary

Murray is an experienced entrepreneur and investment specialist, and is the Spindlewood's Company Secretary.

 Email : info@spindlewood.biz

Telephone : 0121 793 7000 

 

Murray Kenneth

Tracey Carpenter

Finance Manager

A graduate of Buckinghamshire New University, Tracey worked as the finance manager for companies within the recruitment and leisure sectors before joining Spindlewood. She reports to the board of Directors and has responsibility for the financial smooth running of the business.

Tracey ensures the financial department provide all Spindlewood’s clients and suppliers with an efficient service.

Email : tcarpenter@spindlewood.biz

Telephone : 0121 793 7002

Tracey Carpenter

Tony Green

Solutions Architect

Tony joined Spindlewood in 2010 from Research Machine PLC where he was a Premium Support Engineer. At Spindlewood, he is responsible for network and support software design. As one of our lead Technical Managers he has delivered flawless networks to meet our clients requirements.

Tony has developed a number of monitoring and equipment provisioning software and he is also head of Technical Support.

Email : agreen@spindlewood.biz

Telephone : 0121 793 7005

Tony Green

Gary Iredale

Network Manager

Gary has a City and Guilds qualification in electrical engineering and has previously worked in the IT sector building custom computer systems and providing a support and repair service. He joined Spindlewood in March 2007 as Warehouse Manager and now oversees all equipment logistics, stock control and equipment maintenance. He also provides critical network support to both our engineers in the field and clients directly.

Gary also manages our Wifi design team and can be often found working late into the night ensuring that our client’s brands come alive!

Email : giredale@spindlewood.biz

Telephone : 0121 793 2006

Gary Iredale

Tim Butcher

Head of Business Support

Tim studied Music Technology at Birmingham City University and worked as a Live Sound Engineer in the live music industry. He has now worked in Event IT for over 10 years and has project managed events including Glastonbury, Reading, Leeds and Hyde Park.

Tim is currently Head of Business Support and account manager for a number of key accounts, Tim is responsible for the deployment/delivery of temporary IT, Telecom and Wifi systems.

Email : tbutcher@spindlewood.biz

Telephone : 0121 793 7007

 

 

Tim Butcher

Peter Reveley

Project Manager

Served 8 years in the Royal Signals as a Radio Technician, deployed to Bosnia & Iraq, Joined Spindlewood in Oct 2009.

Responsible for the repair, maintenance and development of CCTV & IT equipment within Spindlewood.

Employed as a Project Manager to manage CCTV & IT deployments throughout the UK.

Email : preveley@spindlewood.biz

Telephone : 0121 793 7009

 

Peter Reveley

Dean Gottsch

Project Manager

Dean is a Postgraduate Student after four years at Birmingham City University, achieving a first class honours degree in Computer Networking in 2015. He was recently promoted to Project Manager at Spindlewood after being with the company for two years. Dean’s main responsibilities are to oversee planning including site surveys and installation of projects.

Dean also monitors and maintains the sites networks during event days.

Email : dgottsch@spindlewood.biz

Telephone : 0121 793 7008

Dean Gottsch

Dafydd Hirst

Senior Technologist

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Dafydd Hirst