Geoff Snell – General Manager
Geoff became a Board Member of O&C in 2013 and was then elected as Vice Chairman in November 2014. In June 2016 Geoff took on the additonal role of General Manager. Geoff has worked on his family farm for 18 years located on the edge of Brackley since the 1950's. He runs a mixed farm mainly of arable, sheep, cattle and diversified into holiday cottages and other projects. The farm has been actively supporting The Group for over 40 years. Since becoming a Board Member Geoff has gained valuable insight into the running of the business and he is passionate about moving The Group forward and helping Members meet their own requirements.
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Roger Davies - Business Development Manager
Roger started in July 2017 as Business Development Manager and works 3 days per week at Ouse and Cherwell, these being Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. However Roger is available at other times on his mobile or by email.
Before joining Ouse and Cherwell, Roger has worked as a consultant for the Rural Payments Agency and Defra for the past twelve years. He had a role where he worked as a link between the RPA and key organisations such as, The NFU, CLA and agent organisations helping them with the introduction of the Single Payment Scheme, Basic Payment Scheme and the associated online software. Alongside his O&C role Roger is partner in the family holiday park business back in Herefordshire where he manages the new projects and is currently developing and building further lodges.
Before being an independant consulant, Roger worked as Marketing Manager of Harper Adams University after studying there for a degree in Agri-Business and Marketing. Roger is married to Annabel and they live near Brackley with their three young children. Roger has a keen interest (although not so much time at the moment!) in country sports and other sports such as tennis, cricket and rugby.
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Wendy Webb – Members Orders Co-ordinator
Wendy joined Ouse and Cherwell in January 2012 after working for Midland Shire Farmers/Countrywide Farmers for 26 years. During that time Wendy worked with the Crop Protection Team. Wendy started her working career with the vets, Hastie & Jenkerson in the stable yard at Maids Moreton. She enjoys the countryside, walking, spending time with her son (now 26) and time out in her allotment enjoying it's harvest!
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Sam Squire – Office Manager
Sam's very first job was an accounts assistant for ACT Chesham, a large agricultural buying group! Since her first job Sam has worked in various accounts positions working for BMW, Ogilvy and Mather Advertising and The Disney Store (Europe). After having a career break to raise her children (who are now teenagers!) Sam now finds herself back where she started - another agricultural buying group! She has been with Ouse and Cherwell since 2011.
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Julie Jones – Accounts
Julie is currently the longest serving employee in the Office having started working for Ouse and Cherwell in April 2006. Julie has a wide range of accounts experience having previously been responsible for purchase ledger, sales ledger and payroll. She has always lived in Brackley and enjoys spending time with her family and walking her dogs.
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Gillian Tredwell – Marketing
Gillian joined Ouse and Cherwell back in October 2008 after taking time out for having a family. She has lived on a mixed farm all her life and appreciates the stresses and strains farmers endure each day! Before joining Ouse and Cherwell she worked for 2 large multi-national Companies Unilever and Pfizer. Her last job was in pharmaceutical marketing where she worked for 11 years on many projects and therapy areas to tight deadlines. She enjoys seeing her children growing up into teenagers/young adults and takes a keen interest in their sports all year round. Her main interest is horses and competing, but is usually transporting her daughter and horse to competitions instead!
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