John Aedy

John AedyJohn Aedy (Commercial Manager)
John Aedy joined Highlander in August 2012 and is the domestic Commercial Manager,with responsibility for identifying and exploring opportunities with new paper mills within the UK. John has previously had a lengthy spell of employment with a large paper recycling company in Scotland, experience of which has given John a solid basis for developing new and exciting commercial agreements with a wide range of new domestic consumers of recovered paper.
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A bit more about John;

Length of service (start date)?
Nearly 3 years - started in July 2012

Age and place of birth?
60 - Nocton, Lincolnshire

What's your favourite part of the job?
Buying and selling paper for new accounts

What's your least favourite part of the job - and why?
Loading paper on the conveyor by hand

What did you want to be when you were at school?
Pilot

Travel! Your favourite place you've been and one place you'd like to visit?
Favourite place was Ahascragh in County Galway. Would like to visit New Zealand

Past times, what do you like to do when you're not working?
Skiing, scuba diving, wind surfing and eating

Camera - Action! Your favourite movie of all time?
American Graffiti

Doppelganger - who would play you in a TV series based on Highlander?
Bruce Willis

Tipple - what do you drink at work and what do you drink out of work?
Coffee at work and Shiraz and Real Ale outside work

Cheesy music - your favourite band or singer now and when you were 13?
Beatles in my younger years, Beach Boys now

The future - where do you see yourself in 5 years' time?
Hopefully still working in the upstairs office with a view of the yard

The future - where would you like to see the company in 5 years' time?
With multiple depots in Scotland, Ireland and England

The Grand Finale - if you were stranded in a desert island, what three things would you have with you?

A sailing boat, a Swiss army penknife and Harry, my old dog