Annette – Operations Manager
Annette joined the payroll in the summer of 2016. However, as the company started out as a family enterprise she has been an unpaid volunteer since its early beginnings as Ki Company in 1989!
She deals with all HR, legal, payroll, training & apprenticeships. Annette feels that every day brings new challenges, which makes it very interesting. She likes that there is a good balance of social interaction and research. She is also heartened to see the progression and fulfilment of individual’s aspirations.
Her hobbies and interests are centred around her home life. In her younger days she trained in kickboxing and then went on to train in WT Taekwondo for over 20 years and canoed regularly. She is now actively involved in a full refurbishment of both her home and garden. She enjoys family time, walking, cycling, gardening and DIY.
Simon started working for Ki in 2010, a long time ago when there were just five of us! He is our sales manager and has the overall responsibilty for the UK and International sales teams and looks after factory direct “custom” orders. Simon enjoys meeting and talking to our customers from all around the world and attending competitions.
Outside of work, his hobbies include: Cycling, Formula 1 & Basketball. “Lets go Plymouth Raiders!”
Irina – International Sales Executive
Before Siobhan started working at Ki, she was a student at Leicester University and spent a year at a university in America as part of her course. Her day to day role involves answering the incoming calls whilst inputting orders and prospecting potential new customers. She also runs the BSTF scheme (student University Taekwondo charity) and is developing a new line of promotional products. Siobhan enjoys chatting to her customers about their clubs and finding new ways to help them as best she can. She also loves meeting them at various trade stands at competitions across the UK.
Her hobbies include: Outside of work Siobhan likes going to the gym and spending time with her familiy and cats. She also loves travelling all over the country to see her friends and family.
Caroline started working for Ki as a Clerical Apprentice back in 2012. Showing her creative side she quickly moved out to the print area & started designing the company catalogue, along with customer artwork and maintaining the company website. Caroline is now in the Admin Office fulfilling general Administration duties whilst maintaining/updating the website & customer vectors. She enjoys having the freedom of designing the company catalogue & any new products to how she wants and updates the website whilst prospecting new clients & taking any incoming calls/orders. Caroline has had an amazing opportunity to start learning php programing too. #matrix #geekgirl.
Her hobbies include: exploring, adventures, landscape photography, holidays, listening to music and editing.
Angus Print/Warehouse Team
Angus recently joined the kico team as Print Operative. Outside of work Angus can be usually be found out Skateboarding which he has been doing for the last 19 years.
Jonathan Warehouse/Print Team
Jonathan enjoys time with his family. Both his son and he have been members of the
Devon Orienteering society, which is something they would like to get back into as well as getting lost in mazes. He likes films and tries going to the cinema when he can. His hobbies are, but doesn’t do enough of, photography, reading and playing American pool with his brother.
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