Retail card expert Craig Padley joins Thames Technology
Thames Technology expands team with appointment of new Retail Sales Director
Joining the company at a time of exciting growth, Craig is tasked with developing the company sales strategy and help broaden the range of products for the retail sector.
Craig brings with him more than 30 years of experience selling gift and loyalty solutions to the retail and other sectors. Most recently he spend over 10 years in various roles heading up retail sales at card manufacturer Incodia International (formerly part of CPI Card Group) where he was leading the new business and development teams to shape a road map of new products and services.
Prior to his time at CPI Card Group, Craig worked for BemroseBooth heading up retail, finance and government sales of their card, voucher and secure document products.
“I am thrilled to be accepting this fantastic new role at Thames Technology. The company has an unparalleled reputation in producing gift, loyalty and membership cards for the retail sector alongside their successful financial card products. Their focus on quality, customer satisfaction and fast turn-around has provided incredible long-standing customer relationships over the past few years.“I am particularly excited about joining some former colleagues from my time at Incodia and working with innovative products to help Thames drive forward the implementation of their digital gift card and loyalty solutions.”
Che Colford, General Manager at Thames said:
“We are proud to have Craig Padley join our growing team. With his exceptional experience of the industry paired with his creative flair he is ideally placed to help our many retail clients engage with their customers and drive the success of their card schemes.On a personal level, having myself worked together with Craig in a previous role, I am very much looking forward to having him on the team and am confident he will take the company’s success in the retail market to a completely new level.”