Our Team

Leigh Morris - BSc (Hons) MIFST IoD

Leigh Morris - BSc (Hons) MIFST IoD

Managing Director

Leigh studied Business Management in South Africa and Food Science in the UK. As Managing Director of Wellside Foods, she drives the business, determines global strategy, continuously striving to deliver excellence whilst successfully adapting to market and economic change. Leigh is a professional member of the British Frozen Food Federation, Institute of Directors and Institute of Food Science and Technology.

Ray Greenwood

Ray Greenwood

Chairman

Ray founded a food services group of companies in 1983 recognising the demand for high quality, certified products with an unwavering commitment to customer service and quality. Ray brings his firm guidance, drive and integrity to the management of the business. Ray’s experience and expertise ensure the whole group’s family stability and longevity.

Bonita Smith

Bonita Smith

Operations Director

Bonita studied logistics and sales in Surrey and has over 30 years experience. As Operations Director she serves as a steadfast and resolute key member of the executive team. Bonita’s role is to deliver steady growth and cement long-standing customer relations. She is currently focused on driving export strategy and business growth.

Anna Farrimond - BA Joint Hons

Anna Farrimond - BA Joint Hons

Director Spain

Anna heads up the Wellside team in Spain serving the Iberian Peninsula and its islands. Fluent in 6 languages, Anna has successfully and firmly established our network in Spain and the Balearics and continues to expand our European operation with an increasing product portfolio into new emerging markets.

Simona Brlogar - BSc (Hons)

Simona Brlogar - BSc (Hons)

European Purchasing Director

Simona joined the group in 1991 after studying at the University of Edvard Kardelj in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Simona is a loyal and trusted key member of the senior management team, responsible for coordination of all processing operations and logistics. Simona speaks and writes fluently in several languages and is hands on in all matters and communications with our state-of-the-art production facility.

James Gedling - MSc BSc (Hons) MIFST

James Gedling - MSc BSc (Hons) MIFST

Technical Manager

With over 25 years practical knowledge of the food industry, and various academic achievements including M.Sc. in Food Safety Management and B.Sc. in Food Quality, James is a food industry specialist ensuring compliance with customer needs and industry specific legislation. James is responsible for ensuring Wellside achieves industry best practice in all areas of technical legislation, regulation, accreditation and certification.

Rebecca Hamer

Rebecca Hamer

Stock Control Administrator

Rebecca excels in customer service and administration, with 18 years of experience, managing stock control and national logistics for the group since 2015. Rebecca’s honesty and integrity embraces Wellside’s customers ensuring customer satisfaction from order to prompt delivery. A real professional, Rebecca is a joy to liaise with and will find the solution to any potential query.

Lesley Hammam - BSc (Hons)

Lesley Hammam - BSc (Hons)

National Account Manager

Lesley studied Psychology and speaks Arabic as a second language. Lesley joined the group in 2008 in operations and logistics before naturally advancing into account management and sales. Lesley’s sheer strength of character and unwavering dedication to customer care, ensures Wellside’s customers are supported and respected.

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