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Our Team

Directors

Steve Quinlan

C.E.O.

Steve Quinlan

C.E.O.

Having been with the business since 2001, Steve comes from a commercial, export and sales & marketing background. Steve has extensive industry knowledge that includes healthcare and retail sales. Having built & managed a great committed team of people, Steve is dedicated to the future success of the business.

Darren Langdon

Managing Director

Darren Langdon

Managing Director

Darren has been with the business since 2002 and possesses vast experience of the production, technical and commercial aspects of our business. In 2018 Darren was promoted to Commercial Director to strengthen and lead key customer-facing activities. Darren is well known and respected for his skill-set acquired from problem-solving, system processes and new product development.

Professional Sales

Mike McHardy

Director Professional Sales

Mike McHardy

Director Professional Sales

Mike has been in the chemical hygiene industry for many years working both with manufacturers & distributors. Mike’s unrivalled experience and capabilities are always customer focused to support delivering win/win solutions.

Richard Weynberg

Business Development Manager

Richard Weynberg

Business Development Manager

Richard joined Mirius from a B2B and B2C background. With experience of Sales, Procurement, Inventory and Customer Service he is well positioned to understand customer needs and drive new business forward whilst building on our already strong customer relationships.

Mike Wills

Professional Sales

Mike Wills

Professional Sales

Mike has an extensive background within the Chemical Hygiene sector. He joined Mirius in 2021 with a career focussed on all aspects of customer support & supply, ensuring the best solutions are provided to meet the needs and daily challenges being faced within distribution and the hospitality sector.

Jason McMahon

Professional Sales

Jason McMahon

Professional Sales

Jason joined the business over 25 years ago, working in manufacturing. Progress to his current position has seen Jason operate as Production Planner, Procurement Assistant & Business Development Manager, accumulating considerable skills and experience along the way. Jason now holds the important position of National Account Manager handling key B2B accounts.

Retail Sales

Iain Lythall

Retail Sales Director

Iain Lythall

Retail Sales Director

Iain joined Mirius in 2021 with 20+ years’ experience in blue chip corporations across FMCG Household, Health & Beauty and Consumer Healthcare. Iain’s leads go to market strategies across the retail channel including e-commerce. The Retail Division services branded and private label customers in Retail Grocery, Discount, eCommerce & Export.

Michael Carratu

National Account Manager

Michael Carratu

National Account Manager

Michael joined Mirius from a diverse retail background having previously worked in Health & Beauty, Consumer Healthcare and Personal Care across various retail outlets both bricks and mortar and online. His ethos is built around strong working relationships, being in tune with customers needs, wants and retail environment they are working in.

Nicola Langdon

Commercial Manager

Nicola Langdon

Commercial Manager

Nikki joined in 2006 as a management accountant leaving after two years to gain further experience within a multinational business. This was a successful move for Nikki  as she worked her way up to Financial Controller. After a career break to have a family Nikki rejoined the business in October 2017 to support  professional sales in he role of Commercial Manager.

Veterinary Healthcare

Steve Brown

Healthcare Director

Steve Brown

Healthcare Director

Steve has worked for over 25 years in biocides, specialising in animal & medical biosecurity with leading companies. Steve also serves as a Director of the British Association of Chemical Specialties (BACS) and as Vice Chair of the Biocides and Biosciences group within BACS. Steve holds Master’s and Honours degrees in chemistry related disciplines.

Elizabeth Belhadj

Business Development Manager

Elizabeth Belhadj

Business Development Manager

Elizabeth has over 26 years service in the company, primarily working in the International (Export) Department. Elizabeth has accumulated extensive knowledge and understanding of international business processes and has traveled widely to represent the company in sales environments. A fluent spanish speaker, Elizabeth is involved in communicating to customers located in LATAM countries.

Lino Gran

Sales & Marketing Manager LATAM

Lino Gran

Sales & Marketing Manager LATAM

Lino has many years’ experience in sales and marketing within a number of multinational companies. Lino originates from Spain and has a thorough understanding of the LATAM area. He is responsible for sales and customer support in our Latin American region from Mexico to Argentina.

Louise Becat

Office Manager

Louise Becat

Office Manager

After gaining her Master’s degree in Languages & International Affairs, Louise worked for major multinationals gaining valuable experience within customer service and export operations. Louise is a native French speaker, fluent in German and English adding to her skill set considerable knowledge of international. Louise manages customer shipments on a global scale.

Violeta Cotoman

Regulatory Affairs Officer

Violeta Cotoman

Regulatory Affairs Officer

Violeta’s role supports registration of projects in the Veterinary Healthcare division. Violeta graduated from university with a 1st class degree in International Relations. Violeta’s capabilities includes strong organisational, project management and communication skills that are crucial to the day-to-day regulatory activity of our company.

Customer Services & Warehousing

Michelle Ball

Customer Service Supervisor

Michelle Ball

Customer Service Supervisor

Michelle has been with the business since 2010 and possesses over 20 years’ experience of customer service. Michelle heads the key operation of Customer Services dealing with enquiries, team management, order processing and business administration.

Paula Kimberley

Customer Services

Paula Kimberley

Customer Services

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Bernice Hull

Customer Service Administrator

Bernice Hull

Customer Service Administrator

Bernice has been with the Customer Services Department in Mirius since May 2022. Bringing career experience from working in telecommunications administration, Bernice supports the company in an administrative role.

Libby Williamson

Customer Service Administrator

Libby Williamson

Customer Service Administrator

Libby has been with Mirius since January 2022 and works in the busy Customer Services Department providing administrative support. Prior to Mirius, Libby was a BTEC student in Health & Social Care.

Finance & Accounts

Faisal Khan

Financial Controller

Faisal Khan

Financial Controller

Faisal joined Marius in November 2022. He is an ACMA/CGMA and has vast accounting/finance experience in various organisations spanning over 15 years. He is responsible for smooth running of the company’s accounts/finance operation.

Jay Mehgra 

Accounts Assistant

Jay Mehgra

Accounts Assistant

Jay has been with the company since 2018 and is responsible for the purchase ledger. He has completed the AAT qualification and is now studying towards CIMA.

Barbara Cholewicka

Purchase Ledger Clerk

Barbara Cholewicka

Purchase Ledger Clerk

Barbara joined the Finance Department at Mirius in October 2022 in the role of purchase ledger clerk also supporting the company with financial administration. Barbara has completed professional AAT certification.

Engineering & Facilities

Mark Aldous

Engineering Manager

Mark Aldous

Engineering Manager

Mark joined the businesss in October 2022 to head the essential engineering operation. With a engineering background in the distribution and automotive industries, Mark brings considerable expereince to this key role in Mirius.

Adam Thompson

Engineering Technical Support

Adam Thompson

Engineering Technical Support

Adam has been with the business for 8 years coming from aa IT & Design background. Adam specializes in operating asset management software and Computer Aided Design (CAD) programs of technical and machinery drawings and modification designs.

Technical, NPD & Quality Control

Dr Richard Hastings

Technical Director

Dr Richard Hastings

Technical Director

Richard has a science PhD with many years’ experience in microbiology research and biocides. Richard is a scientist with a commercial-facing skill set acquired after over 20 years in industry. Richard is responsible for the technical activity and strategy of Mirius managing a capable team of skilled and experienced people.

Samantha Kimberley

New Product Development Manager

Samantha Kimberley

New Product Development Manager

Sam joined the NPD operation 7 years ago and now manages the NPD operation. Sam’s responsibilities include the design and development of Retail and Professional products. Sam’s role is central to the effective functioning of Mirius as her team works closely with Technical, Regulatory, Production and Commercial departments.

Anna Madra

Quality and H&S Manager

Anna Madra

Quality and H&S Manager

Anna joined Mirius in September 2021 as Quality Manager. Anna started her career with a degree in Education and brings to the company considerable experience in Production Quality Management. Holding a NEBOSH Diploma Anna is also responsible for the company’s Health & Safety operation. Anna is currently studying for an IEMA qualification in Environmental Management.

Dr. Priyanka Srivastava

R&D Chemist

Dr. Priyanka Srivastava

R&D Chemist

Priyanka brings an impressive list of qualifications and a wealth of experience to Mirius, including an undergraduate degree and PhD in chemistry and an MSc in Supply Chain Management. An accomplished R&D chemist, Priyanka is responsible for technical aspects of product development.

Dani Elkinson

Product Development Chemist

Dani Elkinson

Product Development Chemist

Dani joined the company in March 2022 having recently graduated with a Master’s degree in Formulation Science after first gaining her Chemistry degree. Dani’s role in Mirius is to develop new products and improve existing products from a chemical perspective. Dani necessarily works closely with sales and new product development colleagues.

Jemma Higgins

New Product Development Administrator

Jemma Higgins

New Product Development Administrator

Jemma joined Mirius in 2018 in the Quality Department after graduating with a BSc degree in Biochemistry. Jemma now works in New Product Development supporting the commercial and technical development and improvement of products with a focus on Veterinary Healthcare.

Mark Henry

Regulatory Manager

Mark Henry

Regulatory Manager

Mark joined Mirius in September 2021 as Regulaotry Manager and controls all regulatory affairs within the business. A chemist by training, Mark has extensive global regulatory affairs experience, particularly relating to biocides.

Planning

Justinas Balciunas

Stock Controller

Justinas Balciunas

Stock Controller

Justinas has been with Mirius since 2015 and is responsible for the vital activity of stock management from packaging and raw materials to finished product.

Production

Vaidas Cerkunovas

Plant Manager

Vaidas Cerkunovas

Plant Manager

Vaidas gained a degree in Environmental Engineering and joined Mirius in 2010 as a Production Operative. Vaidas worked his way up to his current role of Plant Manager via positions of Team Leader, Production Supervisor, Production Manager and Operations Manager.

Monika Barszczewska

Production Manager

Monika Barszczewska

Production Manager

Monika has been with the business for 8 years, starting as a Production Operative. She has worked her way up through the business as a Team Leader, Shift Supervisor, Shift Manager and now Production Manager. She holds IOSH Certificates and a First Aid Certificate.

Vilnis Liepins

Purchasing Manager

Vilnis Liepins

Purchasing Manager

Vilnis has worked for the business since 2012 as a key member within the buying team.

Dave Hunt

Manufacturing Manager

Dave Hunt

Manufacturing Manager

David has worked in technical roles in the Chemical Industry since 1986 progressing to Quality Manger and is currently Manufacturing Manager at Mirius. A notable achievement is the implementation of a new Quality Management System leading to BRC certification at Mirius. David’s knowledge and experience of key technical operations is considerable.

Piotr Glowacki

Production Manager

Piotr Glowacki

Production Manager

Piotr has been with Mirius since 2012, starting as a Production Operative. Piotr quickly progressed through Team Leader, Shift Supervisor and Shift Manager to now hold the key role of Production Manager.

Human Resources

Scott Williamson

HR Manager

Scott Williamson

HR Manager

Scott has been with the business since 2015 and has over 20 years of HR experience gained whilst working within a number of different sectors.  His focus is all company HR related matters which includes, recruitment and retention, employee engagement, employee relations and policy development.

Paula Wassall

Human Resources Assistant

Paul Wassall

Human Resources Assistant

Paula joined Mirius in May 2022 as Human Resources Assistant. Paula has a background in Corporate Facilities and brings considerable capability to the HR department at Mirius with respect to people skills having worked in customer facing roles in the airline industry.

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