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Our Executive Directors

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Tony Strong
Chief Executive Officer

A highly qualified business leader and board member, Tony’s previous roles include Chief Executive Officer of Parseq and Group Managing Director of Communisis. Tony has an impressive track record of delivering business transformation, raising productivity and improving quality through operational excellence.

Leading the growth strategy of the organisation, Tony understands people, processes and the dynamic required to deliver outstanding service to customers whilst ensuring business sustainability.

Tony’s knowledge of Customer Communication Solutions is impressive. With a keen eye on market dynamics and technological developments, Tony ensures that the business is geared to provide market leading digital transformation solutions that support the changing needs of organisations that rely on our services for the delivery of business critical communication.

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Hayden Savage
Chief Operating Officer

Hayden holds 27 years’ experience in the printing industry, including eight years specifically focussed on transactional mail. With involvement in implementing some of the UK’s major client onboarding programmes involving both transition and transformation, Hayden has held senior roles for multiple printing businesses.

Hayden’s passion for operational excellence and continuous improvement are key to managing Opus Trust’s strategy and driving production efficiencies. Whether it’s managing our supplier relationships or providing outstanding communications for our customers, Hayden champions seamless delivery.

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Richard Farmer
Sales and Marketing Director

Business transformation and service delivery excellence are key to Richard’s success in delivering profitable growth. Formerly Sales and Marketing Director with Paragon ID, Richard has extensive experience in sales, client services and marketing leadership.

Having held senior roles in sectors including security print, transactional mail, marketing communications, packaging and print management, Richard is a champion of digital transformation with extensive experience in data technology, transitioning paper-based products to both smart and RFID technology solutions.

Richard’s high energy and passion for driving positive customer experiences lead to the evolution of OpusCX, a complete customer communications management solution, designed around the needs of our clients and their customers.

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Simon Johnson
Finance Director

Simon supports the strategic and operational development of the business. With overall responsibility for the Finance function within Opus Trust Communications, Simon is also Finance Director for the Opus Trust Group. A Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience, Simon has held a number of senior financial and management positions within wholesale, software technology and charitable environments.

Notably, Simon oversees the provision of grant funding for environmental, social welfare and arts projects through the Peter De Haan Charitable Trust.

Our Management Team

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Alan Doran
Director of Communication Solutions

Alan is a business transformation specialist with extensive experience in complex document management, business process outsourcing and omni-channel services. Enabling organisations to communicate more effectively with their customers, Alan leads the development of customer communication propositions that help to drive customer satisfaction and build advocacy whilst reducing the cost to serve.

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Chris Green
Head of Group Solutions and Pre-Sales

Chris is a specialist in customer communications management, CCM architecture, business process management, outsource programmes and the end-to-end deployment of high-volume customer communication solutions in multi-channel environments. Working closely with clients and technical teams, Chris delivers solutions that drive desired customer outcomes and business efficiencies through sustainable and effective contact strategies.

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Matt Connor
Head of Development

Acknowledged as a technical lead in omni-channel delivery, Matt is a specialist in solutions design, composition engines, systems integration and document output management. Responsible for the Document Services and IT Development teams, Matt has a deep technical knowledge plus client-side experience giving him vital understanding of the technical demands of all parties.

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Stephen Beaven
Head of Digital Delivery

Stephen manages the IT function, including strategic development focussing on process improvement to deliver faster, better solutions for customers. Stephen oversees IT compliance ensuring that effective service delivery is achieved. An advocate and implementer of well-structured agile teams, Stephen applies lean methodologies to gain maximum productivity.

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Mitul Rughani
Director of Finance

Mitul is widely experienced in financial control and commercial finance and is focussed on optimising our systems and processes to drive commercial effectiveness across our business. Mitul is skilled in a broad range of financial disciplines including financial planning and analysis, strategic direction, financial control, statutory accounting, operational finance, payroll, compliance, investment frameworks and working capital improvements.

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Diane Kruge
Head of Projects

Diane is a practitioner of programme and project delivery in multi-channel environments. Charged with the management and delivery of all client projects, Diane is a detail hunter and ensures that every project is researched thoroughly before going live. She leads a high performance project team ensuring that all projects run on time and within budget.

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Ben Haynes
Head of Production

Ben heads up our round-the-clock manufacturing operation, with extensive experience in leading large operational teams through transformational change programmes. Passionate about meeting and exceeding safety, quality, efficiency and budgetary targets through effective planning and strong leadership principles, Ben has an excellent record of delivering results against client SLA and KPI objectives.

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David Walford
Head of Compliance

David is highly experienced in quality, information security, data protection, health and safety, environmental and corporate social responsibility systems. David ensures that our management systems deliver efficiency, are customer focused, operate in line with business objectives and are fully compliant. David is an experienced Lean Coach, coaching and mentoring managers and operatives on how to use process improvement tools to maximise efficiency and compliance.

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Gail van Dijk
Head of Marketing and Bids

Gail and her team ensure that Opus Trust is positioned as a leading provider of customer communications management solutions. Responsible for marketing strategy, planning and delivery, Gail is a qualified practitioner in direct, digital and traditional marketing techniques. Heading up our bids team, Gail works closely with all departments to deliver responses of the highest quality.

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Nazma Sayani
Head of Human Resources

Nazma is a widely experienced HR professional, supporting the development and execution of a high impact people strategy aligned to business objectives. Specialising in transformational change, employee relations and policy alignment, Nazma ensures that talent is managed effectively, and that HR processes and procedures meet the evolving needs of the business.