Meet the Team

Meet the dedicated and hardworking team that work across the award winning H2eCommerce brand here. On this page, our colleagues tell you more about themselves and explain their roles within the business. Working together across a wide range of departments, our team of industry experts ensure that we source the best quality printer consumables for home and business customers.

Andy Cartman

Joint Managing Director
Andy is joint Managing Director of H2ecommerce and joined the company in 2011. When asked the question, 'What do you enjoy most about the business?', he says his colleagues and the opportunities for continued growth. Andy's 5 minutes of fame came when he sang on stage with the late Edwin Starr!

John Flanagan

Joint Managing Director
John is joint Managing Director and joined the business in 2009. He says being surrounded by a highly skilled and committed team, with a shared passion for delighting the customer, is a key ingredient to the continued success of the business. Outside of work, John enjoys traveling with family, playing tennis and hiking up mountains.

Max Freeman

Commercial Director
Max joined the business in 2008 as a customer service operative. Since then he has been involved in many different business projects, ultimately finding his home as part of the commercial department. Max says he "feels very lucky to work with an outstanding group of people who inspire him every day".

Alison Sparks

Financial Controller
Alison is the Financial Controller for the UK group of companies. She has worked at H2eCommerce since February 2009, having previously worked at accountancy practices. On starting at H2e, her old boss told her that she would be bored within six months, 14 years later and not once has she been bored! Challenged, excited, tired and proud but never bored!

Tony Green

Sales Manager
Tony has been heading up the sales team since 2021 and enjoys watching his team go from strength to strength. His team's ethos is helping each other to succeed. He says Cartridge People are always endeavouring to deliver the best customer service and striving to always be the number 1 online retailer for ink and toner.

Nikki Hale

Customer Services Manager
Nikki joined the business in 2005. So what's the enduring appeal? The people and my team – we all really care about each other and the business we work for, and the business looks after us. Nikki says 'Customer service isn't a job, it's a frame of mind. We ensure we treat every customer the best way we can, kindness and understanding is the root of a positive customer experience. Happy team, happy customers.'

Kevin Over

Multi-Site E-Fulfilment Manager
Kevin started with H2e in 2012 and manages H2e warehouses based in Crewe and Winsford. He has worked in warehousing and logistics for the past 40 years both in the UK and abroad. He says that it is a great pleasure working for a dynamic, forward-thinking business that values its employees and is always striving to provide a positive customer experience.

Kay Dodds

Marketing Manager
Kay leads our marketing team with a focus on driving brand awareness of Cartridge People and its Own Brand ink and toner cartridges. Her drive and enthusiasm for marketing and brands comes from her experience of working in many different consumer led organisations and seeing the impact market orientated strategies can have on the growth and development of a business.

Julie Gimblett

HR Manager
Julie is the HR Manager for the business and its brands. Julie joined the team in January 2019, after having worked for 35 years in HR Management across most sectors and industries. Julie believes that an organisation's people is its greatest asset, where everyone is an individual, not a number. A culture where employees have a voice, feel valued, supported and can flourish. She feels very proud to be part of such a progressive and caring company.

Jenny Oakes

Commercial Range Manager
Jen has worked at H2eCommerce since 2009 and heads up the commercial team. She says the company culture is what she enjoys most. In her spare time, Jen enjoys being outdoors, exploring new places and spending time with her family.

David Black

Warehouse Operations Manager
David joined the business in 2017 managing a team of 5. He is now managing a team of 20, demonstrating the growth of the brand. He enjoys the daily challenge of ensuring all customer orders are shipped on the same day. Away from work, David enjoys the arts and history.

Robert Lee

Warehouse Manager
Robert joined the company in 2020. What he likes most about the company is the togetherness, one team, family culture. A good working environment was important to him after 22 years in the Armed Forces, where hard work, commitment and teamwork played such important roles. In his spare time, he enjoys keeping fit and spending time with his fiancée and children.

Nina Cruxton

Recycling Co-ordinator for Empties
Nina started in customer services in 2008 and now heads up the Empties Please business, running the school, business and charity recycling schemes and putting to good use spent cartridges. Passionate about recycling and fundraising, Nina is keen to get her recyclers keeping as many of their used printer cartridges out of landfill as possible! In her spare time, Nina likesenjoys many crafty hobbies such as macrame, sewing and upcycling old bits of furniture!