Mike, Denise and Nick Gee founded Denmaur in 1983 and Mike and Nick have been at the helm ever since, taking the company from its beginnings as a humble publishing paper supplier to becoming one of the leading national paper and board merchants.
Nick Gee: “This is Denmaur’s 40th year in the business, an incredible landmark for me personally since I only intended for it to be a summer job back then. However, the time has simply flown by; I am extremely proud when I look back at what we’ve achieved as a business - the people that we have employed in our company, as well as the extraordinary number of loyal and wonderful customers who have helped to make Denmaur the company it is today.”
Today, Denmaur says it employs 140 people across all its divisions that include a stockist paper and board merchant, a publishing and corporate division in Media, and Reel Fast, its customer and trade conversion service based in the West Midlands.
Together with his brother, Mike, Harry E Gould Jr. (Chairman) and Robert Gould (Board Director), Nick says he has been part of the succession planning process that has resulted in the following managerial changes taking effect as of 1st November. Mike Gee will become vice chairman while Nick adopts the role of CEO until his retirement. Andy Buxton will now become group MD and Doug Jessop has been promoted to MD of Denmaur’s Media division.
Nick Gee: “We have a tremendous team of professionals within Denmaur who possess both the drive and desire to take the company into the next phase of its evolution.
“For me, retirement is an opportunity to realise some lifelong ambitions, many of which revolve around travelling, enjoying even longer skiing holidays and relearning how to sail.
“I would like to thank my fellow board members, alongside all of our valued customers and suppliers and, of course, our great team of employees (past and present) who have helped to make the last 40 years an absolute pleasure.”You can find out more about Denmaur Paper Media in our Publishing Services Directory.
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