The Pland Team

About Pland Stainless 

Steve Duree

Steve Duree

Managing Director

sduree@plandstainless.co.uk

Steve, our leader, started with Pland in the early 80’s and having worked in many roles now co-owns the Company. He now directs the Company and is responsible for key accounts and export sales. Outside work he spends many happy hours touring on his motorbike.

Ian Hodgson

Ian Hodgson

Operations Director

ihodgson@plandstainless.co.uk

Ian has worked at Pland for over 25 years and also co-owns the Company. He works in a part time capacity and is involved in the strategic decisions of the Company. Outside of work he’s out on the road as a keen cyclist and mad Ineos/Team Sky follower.

Russell Haigh

Russell Haigh

Financial Controller

RHaigh@plandstainless.co.uk

Russell joined the team in July 2016 as Financial Controller after 8 years in similar roles at Leeds based Maney Publishing. Outside work Russell enjoys lots of outdoor activities like cycling, climbing and kayaking.

Gary Pearson

Gary Pearson

Internal Sales Manager

GPearson@plandstainless.co.uk

Direct Dial 0113 224 4484

Gary has been with Pland for almost 20 years. He comes from a technical background and is knowledgeable advising customers on what’s possible in stainless steel production. When not running a busy Sales Team, he enjoys running, cycling and walking with his family.

Dean Johnson

Dean Johnson

Technical/Purchasing Manager

DJohnson@plandstainless.co.uk

Dean joined us in 2006 as Development Engineer progressing into his current role overseeing the Technical & Purchasing side of the business. Outside work Dean likes cycling, walking and anything that keeps him busy. Dean has over 15 years experience in technical and purchasing roles at Pland and spends most of his time in new product development.

Carol Ellis

Carol Ellis

Sales Administrator

CEllis@plandstainless.co.uk

Direct Dial 0113 224 4487

Carol started with us 28 years ago in a temporary role in the packing department. Since then she’s held various roles in production and for the last 12 years she’s been an asset to the internal sales team with her knowledge of all areas of the business.

Karla Walker

Karla Walker

Finance Enquiries

KWalker@plandstainless.co.uk

Direct Dial 0113 224 4489

Karla has been with Pland for over 12 years, hired originally as a receptionist she now assists in the finance team. Outside work she enjoys spending lots of family time at home with her husband and son and loves to do a spot of baking in her free time

Robin Hardcastle

Robin Hardcastle

Design Engineer

RHardcastle@plandstainless.co.uk

Robin started with Pland in 1993 and served his time in our sheet metal work department. He progressed as Team Leader in that department and found his niche as a Design Engineer offering technical advice and drawing bespoke products in our Technical Department.

Alex Smith

Alex Smith

Sales Administrator

ASmith@plandstainless.co.uk

Direct Dial 0113 224 4488

Alex commenced with Pland over three years ago as an Apprentice and is a respected member of our Sales Team. 

Lyndsay Brook

Lyndsay Brook

Sales Administrator

LBrook@plandstainless.co.uk

Direct Dial 0113 224 4493

Lyndsay joined the Sales Team in 2020 following over 20 years at JP Distribution as a Sales Office Manager. Lyndsay would describe herself as confident, outgoing and enthusiastic which are all great qualities for our Sales Team. Also awarded an NVQ Diploma in Customer Service in 2014 she brings to Pland a wealth of experience in Customer Management.

Ryan Midgley

Ryan Midgley

Buyer

RMidgley@plandstainless.co.uk

Ryan has worked for Pland around 10 years now and commenced as a brake press operator. He progressed through to our Technical Department and became our Buyer in 2015. He’s undertaken several College courses to help him in the role and is committed to providing Pland with Business Partners that can provide a difference.   

Alison Harling

Alison Harling

Production Manager

AHarling@plandstainless.co.uk 

Alison Harling commenced with Pland in early 2015 and joined us from LinPac. She brings with her a wealth of experience in lean manufacturing, personnel supervision and planning in the production environment. When not working for Pland she likes to spend time with the family, climbing mountains and riding her bike.

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