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Stephen has been in the print industry all his working life; having had many senior production and sales roles within Bell & Bain he was destined to his current role of Managing Director. Stephen is the raw energy that is Bell & Bain, extremely passionate about company and our clients alike he has an attention to quality of product and service levels that is bordering on manic! Stephen has the vision and the leadership talent which is so necessary in this most important of roles.
My favourite movie is Goodfellas. Having watched it a 1000 times! There is always something I missed the times before. Brilliant movie
My favourite book is The Shack. Strange book that starts very exciting and then becomes slightly boring and then it gets worse!.. But as it ends it twisted my brain a little and changed how I see life and death.
My favourite album is Phil Collins. Seriously live…. This was a hard question for me but this album links one song to another brilliantly. Especially with You Can’t Hurry Love and Two Hearts!
Tony to date has an amazing 29 years service within Bell & Bain in both production and sales roles. A very customer and solutions focused individual he also has the responsibility to ensure that the internal systems run smoothly. A level head in a crisis situation and always has the right advice to give.
My favourite movie is Grease – the music and Olivia Newton John.
My favourite book is Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe – It was the first book I ever read, I liked the idea of living on a desert island.
My favourite album is Meatloaf - Bat out of Hell. Just great music.
Karen started with Bell & Bain on the shop floor and has progressed fantastically to now have the huge responsibility of overall operations, this together with an active sales role. Karen is highly motivated and a motivator she has all the attributes knowledgeable, passionate and determined. She finds solutions with holistic skills and is highly energetic and committed.
My favourite movie is P.S I love You – even though I have to be a tough cookie at times I am an old romantic at heart
My favourite book is The Da Vinci Code – Since reading it many many years ago the mystery still grips me to this day !
My favourite album is U2 – Achtung Baby – After my teenage years listening to chart music this was my first real love of a particular band . This was the album that was around at that time and I have great memories of then and it contains my favourite song of all time – ONE !!!
Derek is the new signing on the board. Having worked virtually all his working life in the print industry in various senior technical and sales roles. With the previous 17 years at Print Solutions Provider Heidelberg. Derek brings added structure and professionalism to Bell & Bain together with vast industry and sales expertise he hopes to emulate the passion and drive of his fellow Directors.
My favourite movie is Thomas Crown Affair (The one with Rene Russo) A classy, elegant movie, simple tale but with a subtly hidden moral and did I mention Rene Russo?
My favourite book is Sorry just could not pick one….”Round Ireland with a Fridge” by Tony Hawks is a real laugh out loud read. Crazy bet starts a journey with fabulous characters and adventure. “Civilisation” by Niall Fergeson the truly brilliant economic historian who explains the six killer apps on western progress from the 1500’s to the 1970’s and how it may now change!
My favourite album is “Live in Paris” by Diana Krall…. Timeless tracks, superb musicians and an appreciative audience along with the classy Mrs Costello on vocals gives a truly musical extravaganza in a genre that I just love.
Norrie, some may say is an industry veteran within the book printing industry with more than 30 years experience and expertise. Although he still has the energy, passion and drive to succeed and exceed his own very high standards. Looks after clients with a level of professionalism that is very rare these days.
My favourite movie is Mystic River good story line and acting from Tim Robbins and Sean Penn.
My favourite book is No Mean City a true to life tail about Glasgow in the depression.
My favourite album is Led Zeppelin 2 an album made when the band were in their prime and will never be repeated.
Alistair is a rising star within Bell & Bain he has gained invaluable experience at shop floor level in most areas of production which gives him an excellent level of knowledge in his sales position to ensure he can advise clients with a unique level of understanding as to the best solutions to their needs.
My favourite movie is Wolf of Wall Street. Although this is a fairly new film, I have watched and laughed at this film several times. My favourite actor and director combined to make a fantastic film. Lots of laughs/style and the soundtrack of the usual Blues music from Scorsese is the perfect fitting.
My favourite book is Angels and Demons by Dan Brown. I have always been interested in the conflict between science and religion and the book has a great story using modern day findings of science that could be used in a harmful way against religion. It makes you question the unknown and whether science will ever be able to give us the answers of creation. This book also introduced the illuminati to me and the past and present theories/conspiracies on this group are rather interesting/frightening.
My favourite album is Just Enough Education To Perform by Stereophonics. For me this is almost an impossible question to answer as music for me is my world. I love music from all genres and depending on which mood I’m in my favourite can change. The reason I have picked this album is that it was my youth and when listening to it takes me back to those days in the sunshine.
To give a quality of service and attention to detail to
clients that exceed their expectations.
My favourite movie is a Christmas movie – “It’s a Wonderful Life”, I remember first watching this film with my grandparents as a wee girl
My favourite book is I’m afraid due to the large part of my life involved in making books I don’t actually have much time to read any, - but if any of my customers were to ask I’d certainly say one of theirs.
My favourite album is Madonna, The Immaculate Collection – this was the first album I bought with my own money (albeit pocket money)
Tracey has an outstanding level of knowledge, expertise and experience when it comes to the production of books & journals, this expertise is needed to ensure that our clients get their jobs processed and scheduled correctly through our systems. Very customers focused Tracey advises clients directly and ensures her team are at the top of their game.
My favourite movie is Apocolypse Now – A great film with an even better soundtrack.
My favourite book is The Art of Hearing Heartbeats– A great book that takes you where the story is.
My favourite album is Exile on Mainstreet by The Rolling Stones Amazing musicians and such a variety of music on the one album.
Another rising star Carole has worked within the pre-press department and other areas of production within Bell & Bain to get the correct grounding for her current role. A cool and intelligent character and these are the right attributes for this demanding job.
My favourite movie is Hair. A great cast and brilliant soundtrack.
My favourite book is A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving. A complicated and gripping plot, not many things in life stun me into silence but the ending had me dumbstruck, the best book I’ve ever read.
My favourite album is Blessed Are by Joan Baez. This reminds me of my mother playing her guitar and singing ‘The Night the Drove Old Dixie Down’, happy childhood memories.
Sharon has had various roles within Bell & Bain which gives her the right skills set to give clients a superb level of advice, always very conscientious and sets herself high standards.
My favourite movie is Ghostbusters Who else are you gonna call.…?
My favourite book is Lord of the Rings You get lost in the adventure while reading.
My favourite album is Guns N’ Roses – Appetite for Destruction. It’s one of the best rock albums, every song on it is great.
Hayley is very focused to customer attention, highly regarded by our clients in the way she looks after them and the advice of job progress. Is quite an expert in Digital production.
My favourite movie is The Goonies. Such a classic that I never tire of watching, can still remember being gutted I never found a treasure map when I was younger!
My favourite book is Ps I Love You. Had me so gripped I read this in a few days, made me laugh made me cry like no other book!
My favourite album is Moseley Shoals by Ocean Colour Scene. This was possibly the first album I really got into & still listen to now.
Again Joanne is very highly regarded by both customers and colleagues alike. Joanne keeps a cool head when the schedule is full and offers our clients an excellent level of advice and service.
My favourite movie is Braveheart – makes me feel very patriotic & proud to be Scottish
My favourite book is Harry Potter as it transports me to a magical place and time.
My favourite album is Rod Stewart: the story so far & Prince: the hits/ the b-sides albums (couldn’t decide between them) both have been part of my life growing up.
Rising star in the production office, very conscientious and helpful in all aspects of production control and client satisfaction – and the feedback from clients is that they are delighted with Ashley.
My favourite movie is The Bridge on the River Kwai. – I love war films but this is the best. No Hollywood glamour in this film. Alec Guinness is superb in his role.
My favourite book is Wisden Crickters’ Almanack – Love the sport. The ‘Bible of Cricket’ is a book I just can’t put down. Always find something different and interesting on each occasion I read it.
My favourite album is Back in Black by AC/DC – Every song is memorable but more so now as my 9 year old son loves it due to its connection with the Iron Man film. He even played it at his birthday party.
Kenneth has had tremendous experience in most areas of Bell & Bain, which means he is never out of his depth and is the stable and calm character (as well as charming) to colleagues and clients alike. Among his many roles Kenneth looks after BSI implementation and the overseeing of the training of our award wining apprentices.
My favourite movie is 39 Steps. 1935 Black & White film – Robert Donat & Madeleine Carroll. Murder mystery – my type of film Much better than the 3 remakes made in colour.
My favourite book is The Davinci Code – Dan Brown. Again another murder mystery I would consider this a page turner and one of the few books I have re-read more than once.
My favourite album is Deep Purple in Rock – Deep Purple. 1970 (on vynil – none of this modern stuff) I saw them perform this live in the 1970s in a midnight concert in the old Green’s Playhouse Glasgow which was the in place for bands to perform in that era.
Jack has an amazing, fantastic 38 years length of service with Bell & Bain. Jack is a real cool character, never stressed with his incredible work demands and always has impeccable manners, which shows through to our clients. Highly Experienced.
My favourite movie is 10 Things I Hate About You. It’s a proper girlie movie that can make you laugh or cry depending on which mood you are in.
My favourite book is Rag Woman Rich Woman by Margaret Thomson Davis. It’s the first book I remeber liking so much that I read it again straight after I’d finished.
My favourite album is John Lennon - Lennon Legend. I like every track on this album.
Michelle is very smart and highly conscientious with a fantastic attention to detail. Among may other tasks she will oversee the paper management within Bell & Bain to ensure we always have the right stock in the right place at the right time for the right job, not always the easiest of tasks! Michelle has a definite sense of fun to her character.
My favourite movie is The Good, The Bad & The Ugly - story, characters, atmosphere, music make this the classic western.
My favourite book is The Van – Roddy Doyle - love the Barrytown Trilogy and this is the best of them.
My favourite album is This Is The Sea – The Waterboys - never tire of listening to this.
James always gives the highest level of accuracy in the financial control of Bell & Bain, never wrong, investigative and extremely hard working, exactly what is needed in this most important role.
My favourite movie is The Batman Trilogy. Every one of those three films is simply amazing. Who doesn’t love Batman!
My favourite book is The Gruffalo I have a 5 year old so children’s books are the only ones I have time for these days, we both adore this book. Timeless.
My favourite album is Adele 21 I love every song on this album and when I am alone in my car I believe I can sing every song just as well as she can… no one else seems to agree though.
Smart and gregarious Alyson ensures all financial transactions are correct and on time, also assists in the regulatory aspects of financial control and audit. Alyson is highly respected by clients and colleagues alike.
My favourite movie is P.S I Love You. LOVE GERARD BUTLER.
My favourite book is Henrik Larsson: A Season In Paradise. LARSSON IS MY HERO.
My favourite album is Lionel Ritchie: Back To Front. The first album I bought.
Sharon may be your first contact and therefore first impression with Bell & Bain so it is just as well that with Sharon’s considerable experience with the company she will look after your request and guide you to the correct person or department. Very professional always has a smile and keen sense of fun.
Ensures that their teams are motivated to produce outstanding
quality of output every time on time.
My favourite movie is The Green Mile This is my favourite movie as it almost made me cry (something I never do).
My favourite book is When the Lions Feed by Wilbur Smith. This is my favourite book as it kept me captivated from start to finish.
My favourite album is Definitely Maybe by Oasis. This is my favourite album as it makes me feel 21 every time I listen to it.
David has overall responsibility of both production facilities and his knowledge extends to almost every piece of equipment and process. Hugely knowledgeable and an ability to get consistently the best out of his staff. Well respected and a fantastic motivator. Super quality conscious.
My favourite movie is Italian Job It was one of the first movies I watched which involved cars – a lot of cars!!
My favourite book is I’m not really a book reader but I enjoy reading Auto Express (car magazine) that gets delivered to me on a weekly basis.
My favourite album is It has to be Paul Simon, Graceland. I bought the album in 1987 while on holiday from a dodgy market stall on tape format, and I loved it.
Gordon is probably Bell & Bain’s most ambidextrous member of staff with the ability and knowledge to fill many roles when needed, however his main task is to maintain and enhance our own IT infrastructure including our MIS through to customer integration and internal, external reporting and software development.
My favourite movie is Cool Hand Luke - My favourite actor Paul Newman at his best.
My favourite book is Green Eggs and Ham - Lots of great memories reading this with my kids.
My favourite album is Simple Minds – ‘Live in the City of Light’ - Best gig I’ve been to!
Paul looks after Bell & Bain’s pre-press systems and ensures all files are correct, pre-flighted and prepared before plate – making or digital printing. Technically very astute with a cool head and attention to detail.
My favourite movie is The Godfather part 1. Brilliant acting, directing, cast, script. A film of many genres and the best in them all
My favourite book is Graham Greene’s Brighton Rock. This was one of the first grown up books I read at secondary school and the only book I have ever read twice
My favourite album is Pink Floyd’s The Wall. The best album by my favourite band so this was an easy choice.
Enthusiastic and good man manger Scott is obsessive about colour and consistency of reproduction. Exceptional print skills and understands the presses better than most. Invaluable skills set.
My favourite movie is Coach Carter. This is my choice as it is a real inspirational movie and based on a true story.
My favourite book is The Big Fight autobiography by Sugar Ray Leonard because it tells that no matter how tough an upbringing you have you can still achieve your life goals.
My favourite album is Stereophonics Decade in The Sun because it reminds me of being young and not having a care in the world.
Alistair, is again a highly enthusiastic individual and delivers arguably Bell & Bain’s finest strength ….. a fantastic, robust beautiful & well-bound book or journal. Alistair understands the process to the minute details and is a very supportive and important member of the management team.