Meet the Marabu UK Team...

Since 1987, Marabu’s UK team takes great satisfaction in not just supplying products to its customers but working with them to make sure they gain the maximum benefit from the huge range of skills and massive experience within the Marabu organisation, which was founded back in 1859.

At its large Milton Keynes warehouse Marabu stocks a wide range of inks and consumables. The headquarters is also home to a state-of-the-art ink technology laboratory.

The Marabu (UK) team has been given the seal of approval for their Quality Management Systems by successfully passing their latest  ISO 9001 audit.

Karsten Soerensen - General Manager

Karsten has been with Marabu for more than 20 years in Denmark, Sweden and Germany before moving to the UK.

He has provided a wide range of technical support and commercial services to Marabu clients throughout the World.

“I take great pride in working for an innovative and forward-thinking ink manufacturer and enjoy forming commercial partnerships which really benefit the customer.”

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Sean McKerrell - Technical & Sales Manager

When Sean joined us beginning 2012, he came with a wealth of commercial experience, especially in industrial graphics, and a strong track record in sales.

“I’m enjoying being part of such a focused, motivated and technically supportive group of professionals at Marabu.”

Away from work Sean is a keen runner and cyclist and loves being with his children.

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Lee Wood - Technical & Sales Manager

Lee joined Marabu in 2017 with more than 33 years’ experience in the print sector behind him.

His previous roles included management positions with a leading membrane and overlay company and a materials distributer for the sign and display market. He has also worked as a technician within companies in the screen printing sector, both in the UK and South Africa.

Away from work, Lee is a keen follower of Liverpool FC and also enjoys clay pigeon shooting and travel.

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Lindsey Holt - Office Manager

Lindsey has been a key piece of the Marabu machinery in the UK since 2005.

She takes care of order processing, customer and supplier invoicing and general day to day queries.

“I thoroughly enjoy working for a company that genuinely cares about its customers and their needs.”

When not at work Lindsey enjoys walking and baking.

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Mike Penley - Lab & warehouse assistant

Mike has been working in the color lab since February 2019, where his areas of expertise include mixing custom inks, colour matching and warehouse support.

"As a career changer from a completely different industry, it's fun to be part of a company that has an incredible wealth of knowledge."

Mike is an avid cyclist and loves his motorcycle.

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Andrew Ford - Warehouse Supervisor

Andrew has been with Marabu since 2005 and is in charge of warehouse management.

He has 30 years’ experience in manufacturing and distribution environments. His career has included time working in Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament and Windsor Castle!

“I really enjoy working in the intimate and friendly environment of Marabu.”

Out of work Andrew enjoys fitness, family and is a keen Leeds United supporter.

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Andrea Soerensen - Technical Project Manager & QMR

Andrea has been with Marabu since 1999, firstly in Germany, and since January 2011 in the UK.

Working in the Technical Support Lab, her speciality area is supporting customers with technical problems, colour matching & blending customized inks and as local QMR being responsible for all sorts of quality related topics.

“I enjoy the challenge of new projects and the satisfaction in identifying a good printable solution for our customers.”

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