Rick effectively leads the team from the front with his extensive knowledge, passion and dedication to the supply of equipment to the construction and demolition industries, this stems from growing up watching his father and uncle creating the ECY brand from scratch during the 1960’s. Rick served his apprentership with BRS Trucks as an HGV mechanic, later becoming a plant fitter and then hire manager at ECY. These days he is committed to sourcing innovative, high quality brands for the company, maintaining close relationships with customers and suppliers and regularly presents at industry events. Rick says the favorite part of his job is going onto site, watching the equipment at work and meeting satisfied customers. Out of business hours Rick is a competitive autograss racing driver and enjoys playing dad to his three children and taking his motorhome on family holidays.
Phil oversees the day to day running of the business, dealing primarily with the Armco side of the business, he also takes a special interest in the crushing and recycling industry, maintaining a close involvement with our customers who specialise in contract crushing. Phil has been actively involved in the family business since 1983, starting at ECY Scotland promoting hydraulic breakers and ground engaging tools before joining the Warrington based ECY team in 1985. After leaving school Phil served his apprenticeship as a marine engineer in the Merchant Navy for four years, working for both Manchester Liners and Shell Tankers. In his spare time Phil follows most sports and enjoys nothing more than participating in the grass roots motorsport of sporting trials competing with his wife Ann at both club and National level.
Claire joined ECY Haulmark in September 2004. Starting in the accounts office, assisting with the day to day running of the Armco department. During 2016 Claire made transition to the Hire & Service department to oversee the general running, whilst setting up new procedures and ensuring they are adhered too correctly. Claire is now responsible for handling incoming plant hire enquiries and monitoring all service work going through the workshop, producing quotes and ensuring parts are ordered. The favourite part of her job is Liaising with customers, face to face or on the telephone and also enjoys working as part of a team to ensure our customer’s requirements are fulfilled. In her spare time Claire regularly attends bootcamp and gym sessions, enjoys shopping for clothes and shoes. Spending quality time with her family and enjoying good nights out with friends is also top of the priority list. Claire’s work motto is: “I am always happy to help! Just give me a call even if it is just to say Hi”
Nicola started with the company back in 1999 and confirms no two days at ECY are ever the same, she enjoys being busy and the fact her job role offers variety. Nicola efficiently balances the finances of ECY Armco and ECY Haulmark whilst overseeing the processing of supplier invoices and dealing with accounts queries. In her spare time she likes to relax with her family and friends, spend days out at the horse races and watching sports in general. Nicola also enjoys travelling, especially to the U.S.A.
Val joined the team in early 2016 and works alongside the accounts team. Val enjoys meeting new people and resolving customer’s queries. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, going on weekends away and attending medieval re-enactments.