Meet the Ryedale Group Team2021-06-08T07:42:17+00:00

MEET THE EXPERIENCED RYEDALE GROUP TEAM – WHO WE ARE

JAMES BUFFONI

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Continuing the family business’s focus on excellence in customer care through quality and innovation. James earned his place in the family business by working up through the departments and topping it off with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.

As a respected figure in the printing industry he contributes as a non-executive director of the British Printing Industries Federation.

Career at Ryedale Group: 17 years

Andy Reynoldson

ANDY REYNOLDSON

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

Andy joined Ryedale Group in November 2018. Andy brings extensive production experience from within the print industry. He has worked at all managerial levels with over 25 years in commercial print sector, including 15 years as a Managing Director.

Additionally, Andy holds Eur. Ing, Chartered Engineer member of IOM3, has been a Board member at a number of charities, he has mentored at Hull university and currently mentors at a local secondary school.

Career at Ryedale Group/Hortipak: 1 year

JULIE DAVIS

FINANCE DIRECTOR

Julie joined Ryedale Group in April 2019.

Julie has extensive experience at senior management level across both the public and commercial sectors. Additionally, she is Chair of the Finance Committee and Board Member for the charity Teacher Support Network.

Career at Ryedale Group/Hortipak: 1 year

GARY FRANKLAND

OPERATIONS  MANAGER

Since joining Ryedale Group from school at the age of 16, Gary has worked in a number of roles building up a vitally diverse set of skills over the years.

Gary is a pivotal member of our management team and oversees the day to day management of our production operations.

Career at Ryedale Group: 38 years

MARK HARRISON

ACCOUNT MANAGER – TRADE PRINT

Mark has worked for Ryedale Group for the last 21 years and has extensive experience in print production, estimating and account management.

Mark is our trade account manager and our trade & commercial print sales team leader as well as being a skilled estimator and works closely with our sales, production and project co-ordinating teams.

Career at Ryedale Group: 22 years