SkinnyBrands Ltd, Ashton Old Baths
Stamford St West, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 7FW
Meet the team
Our Co-Founder and Managing Director Tom Bell is a young entrepreneur with the ‘Skinny’ brand running through his blood. He founded his first company SkinnyBooze when he was just 23, offering the UK consumers a place they could discover lower calorie & healthier alternative alcoholic drinks.
Gary is Director & Co-Founder of SkinnyBrands Ltd. Previously he was The Country General Manager for Corona Lager working for AB Inbev International and Grupo Modelo, Mexico. In this role he managed the UK, Republic of Ireland and India.
Anthony our Operations Director has over a decade of experience within the operations sector, previously ensuring the effective operational management of a chain of women-only gyms, ‘Ladyzone’, which he co-founded in 2006. Anthony then went on to establish himself as a director and business consultant before taking on his latest role at SkinnyBrands.
Allan our Marketing Director has more than 20 years’ experience in sales and marketing within the retail sector, having worked to deliver media activation and retail strategies for brands such as Corona, Adidas and Samsung.
London Account Manager
Having worked for over 12 years in management & marketing in the UK, Europe, North Africa and the Middle East for Grupo Modelo and later AB InBev I have solid experience with project management, contract negotiation, working with national, international and regional clients, team management and development of direct reports, budget planning and financial administration. My interpersonal skills are excellent, and I am able to use them to develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders and customers. I recently spend a year working with Craft Beer and gained a great insight in to beer production and tasting.
“I am a passionate about cycling, trying to do 200 km a week i am also passionate about working and developing a team of people to obtain set objectives.”
Scotland Brand Activator
I am a creative and client focused Commercial Development Professional with a proven record of maximising sales growth in both the UK and International markets. With experience in challenging and fast paced environments, predominantly in the fashion industry, I pride myself on my results-driven approach and have a strong retail, e-commerce and trading background. I have recently graduated with an MSc in International Business Management with Distinction and I am excited to be joining SkinnyBrands and looking forward to a bright future with the company.
North Brand Activator
I am a driven and hardworking individual, working in the on trade for the past 14 years as a chef and as front of house management. Managing small and large venues I have looked after everything from drinks ordering to cash management. I have a deep understanding of the Manchester on-trade and have numerous contacts in independents, small and large chains. I have worked in startup businesses all the way through to established large companies and now working with SkinnyBrands, I look forward to using my knowledge of the on-trade to push the brand an business to all of its potential in my region.
South Brand Activator
David has 15 years experience of working within the health, sporting and lifestyle sector, managing and delivering high profile projects, events and brand activations for companies including: London 2012, Sport England, BBC and Nike. During the past 5 years he has worked with start-ups (Pop Up Arena and Zoo Events Group) successfully developing operational procedures and new market/business growth, whilst loving being fully involved with day to day business.
In his spare time David enjoys spending time with family and friends, sweating it out on the tennis or squash court, and getting out in the ocean for a surf.