Cambridge Weight Plan

Meet the Team

The directors and leadership team of Cambridge Weight Plan have a wealth of knowledge and experience. The board of directors consists of:

Managing Director
Christopher McDermott

Chris joined the Company in 2003 as a PR Executive. He went on to become the Marketing and Communications Manager in 2008 and a main Board Director in 2010.

From 2012 to 2015 he was the director responsible for overseeing the international distributor network. A trained journalist, prior to working at Cambridge Weight Plan, Chris worked for a number of PR and media agencies.

Operations Director
Kevin Gates

Food manufacturing is in Kevin’s blood having worked with prominent companies in the food sector since leaving university.

Kevin joined Cambridge Weight Plan in 2009 as Operations Manager having previously worked as a Site Director for the largest seafood processing company in the UK. He subsequently joined the Cambridge Weight Plan Board in 2010 and has assumed responsibility for Manufacturing, Technical and Warehousing operations. Kevin is a Chartered Director.

Finance Director
Mike Swinburne

Mike joined the company in 2008 and was appointed Finance Director in 2009. He is responsible for all finance, tax, IT and company secretarial matters for Cambridge Weight Plan and our various associated businesses.

Mike originally trained as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte, and prior to joining Cambridge he spent many years working in the Medical Devices industry in the UK and Europe.

HR Director
David Skelhorn

David joined Cambridge Weight Plan in 2007 and initially worked at setting up an HR Department for the Company employees in Corby. As well as HR David is responsible for ensuring our Health & Safety policies and procedures are up to date and fit for purpose. Additionally he has responsibilities as a trustee relating to Company Employee Ownership.

David joined the Cambridge Board of Directors in April 2015. Prior to joining Cambridge, David worked for 29 years as a Senior Manager in Royal Mail.

Marketing & Communications Director
Christine James

Christine joined the company in 2014 as the Head of Marketing and Communications and was appointed to the board in October 2017. Christine is responsible for branding, marketing and communications in the UK and international markets. Prior to working for CWP, Christine worked for many years in the pharmaceutical and healthcare arena in senior marketing roles.

UK & ROI Sales Director
Cliff Jones

Cliff was appointed to the board in January 2018. As UK Sales Director, Cliff is responsible for the UK market which include activities relating to the Independent CWP Consultant. Cliff joined the company in 2007 as Stock and Warehouse Manager before moving into the Commercial side of the business in 2010. Cliff has overseen lots of changes as the Company's products and programmes have become increasingly popular in the UK, and the Consultant base has grown dramatically to fulfil demand.

Company’s Leadership Team

Tyrone Douglas – Head of HR

Andrew Jones – Head of Export

Rob Hughes – Head of IT

Stuart Lowe – Head of Manufacturing

Mary Shirley – Head of Technical

Amit Hindocha - Head of Finance

Angela Tucker - Head of UK Consultant Sales

Anika Devaney - Head of Marcomms

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