based in Letchworth, Hertfordshire. Lighting For Gardens, established in 1998 are a distributor of premium specialist lighting products and accessories for the professional garden design and landscaping markets. They have an established on-line presence.
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Simplex Marketing, established in 1998, is an importer and distributor of lighting and electrical accessories. The company predominantly supplies the UK mobile/static home manufacturers with lighting products and electrical accessories. Based in Barrowford, the company operates from a 30,000 sq. ft. warehouse and offices located in a former textile mill.
The company is the market leader in its sector, a position achieved by offering world class levels of service and exceptional value.
Lisa has been with Simplex since its incorporation in 1998 and her dedication to the success of the business meant that she undertook a variety of roles and responsibilities that led to her appointment as Managing Director in 2007.
She has worked in the decorative lighting industry since 1988, she’d like to think you couldn’t believe she could be that old, starting as a temp in the sales office before having spells managing the warehouse, heading the design team and product managing the lighting ranges for a number of major retailer customers.
‘I enjoy working in the lighting industry, seeing how styles and trends change as new innovations come along. As a Company we are fortunate to have a loyal and committed team and that assists us greatly in giving our customers great quality products and unrivalled service levels.’
Dave joined the company in 2004 as Sales Director with responsibility for sourcing, buying and selling the products. Having worked in the lighting industry since 1988 in a number of roles, dealing with everyone from corner shops to the major supermarket chains, the knowledge and experience gained has been invaluable in helping Simplex grow to where they are today.
After studying Accountancy at North Staffordshire University he started his working life training to be an accountant but after only a couple of years made the move to selling lights and hasn’t looked back since, that is apart from a brief, but enlightening, spell selling Ironing Boards and Dishcloths to the major DIY chains.
Tony joined the company in 2001 to manage the production and warehouse facility, bringing with him years of technical knowledge and experience in a manufacturing environment within the lighting industry.
Before joining the team at Simplex he gained a wide range of experience working in warehousing, production and Quality Control where he developed an appreciation of good Health and Safety practices, British and European standards, and manufacturing procedures, which he was able to pass on to his staff and colleagues to ensure the continuing improvements in the way the company operates.
James came on board during 2015 to help promote both Lighting Supermarket and the newly acquired Lighting for Gardens business. With over 20 years of experience, gained from working with several key advertising agencies, James brings a depth of knowledge and marketing expertise to the Simplex Group. Attention to detail and a commitment to high standards of customer service have always formed an important part of James’ work ethic. Particular strengths include team management, communication and best of all a ‘can-do’ attitude that thrives on good ‘preparation’.
Mark is the Stock Controller for Simplex and has been with the Company since its’ start up in 1998. He has worked in the lighting industry for 20 years and has spent all of his working life within a Purchasing / Logistics function.
Danielle joined Simplex Marketing Ltd in July 2014 bringing 5 years administration experience with her having worked behind the scenes at a bakery, from cakes to lighting!
‘I enjoy working at Simplex Marketing, communicating with our customers and being part of a very good team!’
Tracey joined the team at Simplex Marketing Limited in August 2015 as Sales Administrator, bringing 27 years of administration experience with her including 20 years’ experience in the Textile / Clothing industry. Her role at Simplex is to support the Sales Director and to assist our customers with any aftersales enquiries from spare lamps to replacement parts.
“The team at Simplex are so friendly, welcoming & helpful.”