Cheerio! Today we’re spotlighting John, our Europe General Manager. He’s known to dress up in wigs (which we just learned he used to SELL!) for virtual meetings and dashing around the European headquarters at high speeds. Find out what his savory favorite meal is and what he’d do with three wishes.
What is your name?
What’s your title at TableCraft?
General Manager Europe
What exactly would you say you do here? (hopefully you read that like the guy from Office Space)
I make sure we have great people in the right position.
What values do you try to uphold in and out of the office?
Honesty and integrity. Never ask anyone to do something I wouldn’t do myself. Treat people as I would like to be treated, Work hard. Enjoy family and friends. Have fun and like yourself.
Favorite part of working at TableCraft?
It sounds cliché but, genuinely, “All of it”!
What did you do before TableCraft?
I was a farmer, then sold shampoo, then sold wigs, ran pubs and restaurants, and sold TableCraft at an Importer. Then we were successful in getting TableCraft open in Europe.
Describe TableCraft in 3 words?
Genuine, reliable, fun
What’s your favorite podcast?
Athletico Mince 🙂 🙂
What’s your favorite movie?
“Trains, Planes and Automobiles”
What’s your favorite meal?
Smoked Salmon starter, followed with Ribeye steak and fries, finished off with Lemon tart.
Favorite place you’ve ever traveled?
Where would you most like to travel to?
If you could choose one superpower, what would it be and why?
Mind reading, it would make my sales job so much easier.
What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given?
“Trust will earn respect” and “Respect gets the order”
How would you spend 1 million dollars?
I would have to take my wife on holiday first and then buy her an eternity ring.
If you had 3 wishes, what would they be? (Aladdin rules)
- To be on the England Rugby Team
- To be a Formula-One driver
- To be able to sing.
The ‘Meet TableCraft’ series is an employee spotlight that aims to introduce you to our TableCraft family. We’re fortunate to have so many fun and interesting people who bring their considerable talents and expertise to the office each morning. And they each contribute to make our company a great place to work.