At WEPA we pride ourselves on our knowledge, staff retention and training. We have a leadership team in the UK with years of experience in the household paper sector with backgrounds in production, logistics, sales and finance.

Andreas Krengel – Head of UK Operations

A firm believer in team ethics, Andreas oversees the UK operation with a keen eye on strategic transformation.

Business role model: “My role models are my family team around me, they are an inspirational group”.

Mike Docker – Joint Managing Director

Mike has held a number of key roles in the household paper sector spanning the last 15 years in both planning and supply chain. Previous to working in the paper sector Mike worked at Proctor and Gamble.

Business role model: “It would have to be Richard Branson for his entrepreneurial spirit”.

Tony Curtis – Joint Managing Director

Tony boasts over 25 years’ experience in the paper industry working for leading companies around the world. Tony has been directly involved in all aspects of the production process, supply chain and sales during his time in the sector.

Business role model: “Sir John Harvey Jones, great problem solver”.

David Entwistle – Sales Director

Career highlight: Planting a forest (well, a tree but it was a start!) with Princess Anne after we’d raised over £100,000 for the Woodland Trust.

Business role model: John Timpson for his inspirational ideas on getting the best out of people.

Loraine Hughes – Finance Director

Loraine has held Finance roles across many large scale businesses in the UK, her experience, acumen and insight to how businesses can achieve growth is well respected in the industry.

Business role model : “Denise Coates of Bet365, she took a gamble and it paid off”.