One of the strengths of Glover’s Bakery is the continuous service of many of its employee’s. For a Company that has been trading for 34 years approximately a third of the workforce have worked for us for over 10 years and some have been here 20 years. That’s commitment.
General Manager - Tony Bain
Tony has worked for Glover’s Bakery since 12 August 1984, but has been involved in the baking industry long before then. Tony worked with Alf at another leading bakery company in the North West, before joining Glover’s Bakery.
Tony's position within Glover's Bakery include Purchasing, Health & Safety, Training and Quality Assurance.
Company Secretary & Business Development - Stephanie Bowker
Stephanie has worked for Glover’s since before leaving school, volunteering to work in the shops and bakery in the family business whilst still at school.
Stephanie’s responsibilities now include creating all the point of sale material that is seen in the shops and this internet site that you are now reading. Stephanie is a skilled cake decorator and enjoys cake decorating and photography. The next area that Stephanie will be looking at will be the creation of a cake studio.
Accounts & Payroll - Andrea Beirne
Andrea's involvement with the family business also started when she was at school as she enjoyed working in the shops. She became part of our management team when she re-joined us in July 2003.
Andrea has a great deal of responsibility in making sure that the business is able to meet everyone’s financial requirements.
Her children are following the family tradition by working in the shops and bakery office between studying.
Bakery Manager - Martin Ormesher
During Martin’s 19 years with the Company he has gained valuable baking experience, which meant he was the ideal candidate when the position came available to take on the role of Bakery Manager in June 2016.
He now has the responsibility for the efficient day to day running of our bakery and despatch departments, ensuring we supply our customers with quality products 6-days a week.
Company Sales Manager – Louise Taylor
Louise originally started working for the Company as a Saturday Girl over 30 years ago, re-joining us in 2000 as our Retail Sales Manager. Louise left to set up her own small business in 2006 before re-joining us in January 2011 as our Wholesale Sales Manager. In 2014 she was promoted to Company Sales Manager and is responsible for all sales aspects of the Company, covering both Wholesale and Retail.
Retail Sales Manager –Karen Cowley
Karen’s responsibilities have grown over the 16 years she’s been with us. In 1999 she started as a part-time Shop Assistant at our Seven Stars shop in Leyland, in 2004 became Shop Manager of our Leyland Lane shop and in 2006 became Assistant Retail Sales Manager. In 2014, Karen took on the temporary role of Retail Sales Manager whilst we were reviewing our internal Company structure, during this time she proved she had the skills needed for the new role of Retail Sales Supervisor and in May 2015 she was promoted. Karen is now responsible for the smooth running of our 6 Retail outlets, which is not an easy task as they are based within 5 different towns/villages. Communication and good time-management are key qualities needed for this position.