Meet the team

Over the years lighting has evolved and as a team so have we. After a rapid period of the growth, the team has grown substantially. Find out more about us here. 

Senior Management Team

Sean Hounslow

Managing Director

0208 968 2000

sales@primelight.co.uk

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Sean has a wealth of knowledge in the UK lighting sector, with over 30 years’ experience, 27 of those at Prime Light. He joined Prime Light at its inception, jointly managing the business and has played a key role in contributing to its success. 

Sean’s expertise lie in component sourcing, sales and product development. As a hands-on Managing Director, his vision is to cement Prime Light’s position within the lighting and associated industries as the ‘go to’ partner for all project and component solutions; never forgetting the key value of trust, that the business is built on. 

Simon Weaver

Chief Financial Officer

0208 968 2000

sales@primelight.co.uk

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Simon is an experienced CFO, having worked in a number of industries. Simon is focused on helping companies to both grow rapidly and build value. Previous roles include CFO of OLIVER Marketing, helping the business grow from £3m to over a £100m in Revenues, and as CFO, doubling the size of an Ecommerce business inside 2 years. These results have come through a combination of organic growth and M&A. 

Guy Madgwick

Sales and Marketing Director

0208 968 2000

sales@primelight.co.uk

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Guy is responsible for managing and driving forward the sales and marketing teams and increasing revenue and market awareness in line with Prime Light’s growth plans. Guy’s career spans an impressive 25 years in the lighting industry, working with OEM, consultants, contractors, wholesale and manufacturing channels.  
 
Having worked predominantly in the smart building and lighting sectors, Guy has a tremendous track record - and when it comes to developing and motivating teams, he has proven results, having overseen sales teams who have produced exponential growth in companies such as Schneider Electric and Mitie PLC. 

Sales Team

Paul McDermott-Roe

Sales Manager – South UK

07908 606 972

pm@primelight.co.uk

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Paul has a wealth of product management and sales experience within the field of Electro-mechanical/Electronic components since starting in1985. He began working in the lighting industry 10 years ago with a manufacturer of LED based light fittings and components, before joining Prime Light in 2015.

Paul supports major customers within the South of England with their LED components or cable management requirements and provides technical expertise, right through to product specifications.

Andy Botsford

Sales Manager – North UK

07736 163 010

ab@primelight.co.uk

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Andy has been Involved in distribution of electro-mechanical/electronic components since 1983, specialising in a range of products including switches, connectors and cable assemblies. He began working in the lighting Industry 9 years ago with a manufacturer of LED based light fittings and components. 

Since joining Prime Light in 2015, Andy has supported major OEMs in Scotland and the North of England and continues to provide top customer service to meet their ongoing requirements.  

New Position

Sales Manager Midlands

Mark Willmott

Director, Controls

07702 903 276

mw@primelight.co.uk

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Mark has over 30 years of experience in the electrical industry the last 14 within the lighting controls sector, working alongside lighting OEM's, M&E Consultants, lighting designers and contractors, across system and product design.

An electrical engineer by trade, Mark’s strategic appointment as Director of Controls will enable Prime Light to support their distribution partnerships further with their client base across our controls sectors. Mark's technical ability, along with his commercial awareness, will strengthen Prime Light’s smart lighting solution.

Ben Brunton

Business Development Manager, Controls

07732 602 953

bb@primelight.co.uk

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Ben has been in the lighting business for over 12 years. Starting as a lighting designer at a luminaire manufacturing company, moving on to a national sales role, before returning to wireless manufacturing prior to starting with Prime Light.

Ben looks after the controls business at Prime Light, this includes basic sensors, wireless sensors and wireless control systems. With knowledge of a range of roles within lighting, Ben can work with your team at all levels to develop the best solution for your project.

Ben Williams

Business Development Manager, Emergency Lighting

07834 308 650

bw@primelight.co.uk

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Ben brings with him 8 years of industry experience. Having built up strong relationships in this time within OEMs, distribution and light design channels, this means he is able to offer a high level of service and knowledge, right through to the specification of projects.

Ben specialises in emergency lighting solutions and is supported by a flexible, high quality range of products. He can work closely with customers to deliver the right solution for the right application.

Marketing Team

Lisa Heynes

Head of Marketing

0208 968 2000

lh@primelight.co.uk

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Lisa has worked in marketing and communications for 8 years. With a wealth of previous experience in both public and private sector roles, she brings with her a diverse skillset including digital marketing, marketing strategy, website management, PR and communications, social media marketing, B2B, B2C, campaign management, event management and graphic design.

The main goal for Lisa at Prime Light is to raise our company profile, promote our range of solutions and to ensure new and existing customers are aware of the benefits our solution can offer, this is combined with identifying and breaking into new market sectors.

Stacey Woodhams

Relationship Manager

0208 968 2000

staceyw@primelight.co.uk

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Stacey brings with her a wide range of skills and knowledge from previous roles in Marketing across various business areas including Financial Services, Hospitality, Healthcare and Entertainment.

Stacey works closely with the Sales and Marketing team to support and coordinate the processes involved in communicating the voice of the business verbally and digitally. Her strengths lie in excellent communication skills and ability to build, retain and enhance relationships with our existing partners and customers along with ensuring our customer service levels are kept at a high standard.

Sales Support

Jon Dyson

Office Manager

0208 968 2000

sales@primelight.co.uk

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Jon has been with Prime Light for 22 years therefore a valued member of the team involved in many areas of the business from credit control to bought ledger, sales, and purchasing.
Jon oversees the day to day operations and manages purchasing, imports and exports as well as managing the sales office.

David Wells

Sales Administrator

0208 968 2000

sales@primelight.co.uk

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Dave has been in the Lighting Industry for 8 years, previously 27 years in the IT sector with various roles from sales, account management and support services. His main focus at Prime light is managing the house accounts as well as dealing with all incoming enquiries via telephone and email.  Additionally he provides support to the external sales team where pricing or quotations are needed that are time sensitive. 

He's a bit of an all-rounder having experience in fluorescents, control gear, terminal blocks, glands, plugs/sockets and modular wiring /lead assembly to name a few so you are in safe hands.

Sophia Marazzi

Sales Administrator

0208 968 2000

sales@primelight.co.uk

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Sophia is an experienced customer service advisor, who builds great relationships with customers. As part of the internal sales team, she provides a central point of contact to our customers requiring any information, assistance or support. Alongside her colleagues in the office, she processes customer sales orders and manages all enquires sent to the sales inbox.  She also shares the responsibility of placing purchase orders and liaising with suppliers regarding prices and lead times.

Sectors

Over the last 30 years we have grown and strengthened our expertise in several key sectors. Take a look below to see how we deliver effective lighting component solutions for these industries.

Lighting OEM

A trusted partner to lighting OEM companies both in the UK and overseas.

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Appliance OEM

Providing services and products to some of the UK’s leading catering equipment and appliance manufacturers.

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Transport OEM

With an increasing presence and strong partnerships in the transport sector, our specialist team are here to help.

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Hygiene OEM

The reliability and outstanding functionality of our product range makes us a trusted partner in the Hygiene sector.

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Building management

Stay in control of your building management with our specialist control, wiring, and emergency-compliant solutions.

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Solution providers

When bespoke is best, we provide specialist consultation to find lighting component solutions that meet your requirements.

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