Meet the Leadership Team Fighting Wobbly Tables

Barry Web

Barry Mancell

Chief Executive Officer

Barry commenced his professional career working in Public Practice Accountancy advising clients in a variety of industries specialising in business start-up and growth strategies, taxation law and compliance, business structuring, audit and assisting in funding and innovation activities.

Whilst working for a high net-worth individual and owner of a private Pharmaceutical company he facilitated a successful Initial Public Offer (IPO) for the company providing substantial returns to shareholders.

After providing management consultancy services to several enterprises in a variety of industries with a demonstrated focus on profitability improvement and increases in shareholder wealth, Barry then accepted a General Management role within the Telecommunications Industry with responsibilities for multiple Retail Outlets and Direct Sales Teams.

Prior to becoming FLAT’s CEO, Barry was the company’s CFO and Company Secretary working from the company’s head office in Sydney Australia. Barry is now located in Buffalo Grove IL and is committed to continuing the company’s growth and development.

Capture 2

Ozcan Ozagir

Chief Operating Officer

Ozcan started his career as a Plastics Engineer and he gained a degree in plastics technology. He has over 30 years of industry experience and is a recognized expert in his field. Ozcan is a Chartered Engineer who holds a large number of patents.

Ozcan has served as a Senior Director, General Manager, Managing Director, and VP for a number of recognized, global blue-chip public and privately owned firms including Jacuzzi, Elkay and Franke.

He has extensive international experience in product/IP development, sourcing, business turnaround and business initiation/start-up, having lived and worked in markets including Europe, Asia, the U.S. and the Middle East.

Nils

Nils Hughes

Vice President of Sales – Americas

Having initially studied Hotel & Catering Management, Nils started his career working in a 3* Michelin Restaurant.

Staying in the foodservice and hospitality sector, Nils’ career expanded into Sales with companies such as Cambro Manufacturing, Steelite International, Dudson UK and more recently Rosseto Serving Solutions where he led their branding, new product development and global sales.

With over 25 years’ experience in the Industry and a strong background in hospitality, foodservice and manufacturing, Nils brings a deep understanding of the Global Industry.

Nils lives in Merritt Island, Florida and heads FLAT’s Americas sales team.

Penny2Web

Penny Risk 

Director of New Business Development USA (West)

Having initially studied and worked in the food processing industry, Penny started her career working for Ocean Spray. In 2007 Penny joined the National Accounts Special Projects team at Edward Don & Company where she worked closely with customers, colleagues and the supply chain to execute national programs. 

Penny’s has a great enthusiasm for the foodservice industry and in 2017 she joined Rosseto Serving Solutions, developing sales and customer relationships on the West Coast of the U.S.

In February 2019, Penny became the latest addition to the growing team at FLAT and is excited to be working with and supporting our reps and resellers on the West Coast.

Jason2Web

Jason Lee

Director of New Business Development (East)

Jason is located in Jacksonville Beach, Florida and began his career in hospitality and foodservice during the mid 1990’s working with Edward Don & Company as a Sales Representative in the Miami market. Jason was a key liaison for hospitality and foodservice establishments in the region and developed an impressive portfolio of clients. 

In 2002, Jason joined Rep Source, one of the most respected rep groups in Florida and spent the next 15 years developing new business for the group, focusing on distribution and multi-unit account growth. 

With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Jason has an understanding of the needs of end users, dealers, reps, and manufacturers; and works closely with FLAT's customers and partners in the Eastern parts of the U.S.

Bonnie2

Bonnie Bryant

US Business Sales Executive

Bonnie Bryant has been working with FLAT since 2014 heading our logistics and office administration in Davenport, Iowa. 

Bonnie has worked in logistics for 30 years for companies ranging in products from health and beauty to outdoor furniture. Bonnie has extensive customer care experience particularly with FLAT where she has played a pivotal role in ensuring that our customers and partners across the USA receive the support and order fulfilment that they require. 

Bonnie has recently taken on a new role as sales executive for the US working directly with our dealers and sales reps.

Andy

Andy O’Donnell

Marketing Director – Global

Andy joined FLAT in 2012 having worked in the facilities management industry for a number of years.

Andy began his career at Rentokil Initial on their two-year graduate scheme. Following this, he held a senior operational role for three years. In 2005, Andy joined OCS Group UK Ltd working with blue chip national accounts and became Account Director for Lloyds TSB (Lloyds Banking Group), managing and developing a portfolio of services to 900+ locations. Andy also led major projects in business development, marketing, sales, IT and business acquisitions and disposals.

Working from the UK, Andy is now responsible for FLAT’s marketing activities worldwide and is passionate about promoting FLAT’s technology to the world.