Meet the team
David Galer (MD)
David has over 35 years’ experience in the removals industry, working as a Removals Porter, Senior Driver, Removals Foreman and Operations Supervisor before joining Hadley and Ottaway in 1994 as Operations Manager. He worked very closely with Leo Palmer (previous owner of H&O) and in 2004 headed up a Management buyout. As Managing Director David oversees all aspects of the Company including the day to day operational part of the business.
Chris Howlett (Sales Executive)
Chris, having previously worked for other Removal Companies in various different roles joined the Hadley and Ottaway team in May 1995 as a Removal Driver before being promoted to Warehouse Foreman later that same year. Following a successful period as Warehouse Foreman Chris was then promoted to Sales Estimator. He, along with David and Paul formed part of the management buy-out team which saw him become a Director.
Paul Corbett (General Manager)
Paul has been a vital member of the Hadley and Ottaway team for over 20 years, and brings with him a wealth of experience in Fleet maintenance and Management. His experience in these fields has been vital in helping Hadley & Ottaway to continue steady growth. Paul was also part of the management buyout in 2004 which saw him become a director, and today oversees all aspects of transport management within the company.
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