Faces behind the phones

So often do we build relationships with customers and suppliers yet never know what the person we speak to looks like! Although it may not seem business-critical, we think it’s a vital part of developing a strong connection with peers. That’s why we wanted to give a proper introduction to our fantastic sales co-ordinators here at Kudos Blends, the people taking your calls and ensuring you get the service and products you need.

Kerry Drinkwater 
Export Sales Co-ordinator

How long have you worked at Kudos?

Just into my 4th year

What does your job entail?

Processing all of the export orders, maintaining contact with customers to ensure their individual requirements are met and all orders are received in full and on time. I also manage raw materials and production for our grades of KODA™ Potassium Bicarbonate. I also provide accurate internal sales reports and forecasts to assist the companies targets and contracts.

How do you like to spend your time off?

Socialising and cooking, which basically consists of cooking for family and friends.

What three traits define you?

Adventurous, caring and loyal.

What is your go-to comfort food?

Chips!

What is your all-time favourite film?

Chef

If you could learn to do anything what would it be?

I am actually learning to play chess with my time at home.

If you could re-live one moment in your life, what would it be?

My wedding day (the UK party) – it went far too quickly!

When and where would you go if you had a time machine?

Back to my travels around New Zealand.

What is your baked good of choice?

Scone with fresh cream and jam.


Leah Bubb
UK/IRE/EU Sales Co-ordinator

How long have you worked at Kudos?

1 year.

What does your job entail?

I mainly put together our production plans and oversee any orders relating to Ireland, Europe and UK full load orders.

How do you like to spend your time off?

Outdoors with the dogs and horses.

What three traits define you?

Calm, genuine and loyal.

What is your go-to comfort food?

Pizza.

What is your all-time favourite film?

Pretty Women.

If you could learn to do anything what would it be?

Play the piano.

If you could re-live one moment in your life, what would it be?

Experiencing New York for the first time all over again.

When and where would you go if you had a time machine?

Back to my time travelling around Australia.

What is your baked good of choice?

Crumpets.


Amy Rutland
Sales Co-ordinator

How long have you worked at Kudos?

8 months.

What does your job entail?

Processing UK Blends & KODA™ orders and arranging hauliers to meet the customer’s delivery dates. Maintaining ideal stock levels, forecasting and communicating sales reports.

How do you like to spend your time off?

Spending time with friends & family, Sundays I Play football and I am very partial to a drink in the pub.

What three traits define you?

Outgoing, fun and bubbly. (like champagne)

What is your go-to comfort food?

Pizza.

What is your all-time favourite film?

Mean Girls.

If you could learn to do anything what would it be?

Speak Spanish.

If you could re-live one moment in your life, what would it be?

My mums wedding in Gibraltar.

When and where would you go if you had a time machine?

Malia 2012 holiday with my best friend and sister.

What is your baked good of choice?

Double chocolate chip cookie.