Our Team David Bland Managing Director David always dreamed of running his own business and kind of 'fell into' the industry at a young age. He soon developed a passion for flowers, but wanted to be able to offer the client a more complete overall service.David oversees the business development at Bon bloemen as well as buying directly from Dutch auctions on a daily basis.He’s a mad Man Utd fan! Danielle Horn-bland Managing Director Danielle is the brains behind Bon bloemen. She is driven and highly organised. You may find it hard to believe but at the age of 27 she has been her own boss for the last 7 years. When she was 20 she opened her own retail flower shop and then made a 'natural' progression into the wholesale side of the industry. Danielle manages all of the company accounts and looks after the day to day payments in and out, as well as being a full time mum. John Larkin Sales John has experience beyond his years! He is the mother of the organisation, always making sure everyone is ok and satisfied.John is also a fantastic salesman with vast product knowledge. His boundless energy and sheer passion for what he does makes him a great person to be around. When he's in the warehouse. the radio never needs to be on thanks to his singing.He adores his cross country running and speaking from experience, never take up the 'Larkin' bootcamp if he gives you the chance! Paul Lishman Supervisor Paul is the Company Supervisor. He controls the day to day warehouse organisation and delegates work as and when. Any queries, he's your man!He joined Bon bloemen in January 2012 and quickly became an integral part of the set-up. Paul is highly adaptable and he takes pride in everything he does. His 25 years experience in the industry really enhances Bon bloemen's overall service.Loves his darts, his guinness and his ladies! Chris Lowery IT Specialist/Delivery Driver Chris "Mike" Lowery is a true life Bad Boy and the resident IT guy. If the printer or the handhelds go down, he's your lad!He's a true spartan, always committed to the job and prepared to go the extra mile for anyone. Chris is a jack of all trades, master of most. He taught himself coding, and designs websites in his free time. Don't worry if you're ever after a late delivery north of the Tyne, Chris and the Blythe express will be there. Susie Scott Digital Marketing Apprentice Susie is the newest member of the team, having started in March 2018. She's learning how to be a digital marketer, so don't ask her any difficult technical questions, please!Some day she'll be in charge of Bon Bloemen's social media as well as the website to give Danielle a break. Until then, she's happy to work behind the scenes taking pictures of fresh stock and writing the team bios on the company website.Susie is quiet but cheerful, and enjoys writing and playing the cello in her free time. Paul Johnson Sales Paul "Little P" Johnson is an all-rounder, he can do anything and do it well. Be careful ladies, he's a real charmer! Paul's all round skill set has benefitted his co-workers and his mild manner has proven a real hit with our customers.He gets a hard deal for being the only SAFC supporter...... But at least he is a realistic one. Martyn Barry Delivery Driver Martyn is a figure of fun when he's out on his routes, always eager to please customers with a smile on his face. He used to be a chef before he became a driver for Bon bloemen, so avoid talking to him about food if you want your delivery finished on time!He hates the snow. Blu Good Boy Blu is David and Danielle's dog, but he's firmly part of the Bon Bloemen family.Blu's job is to make sure people aren't working too hard, and letting us know when anyone approaches the warehouse.He may be small, but he's got a big heart! Joshua Gray Sales Josh joined Bon bloemen in late 2012 and has been a real hit with customers and staff alike.His everyday warehousing skills have become a key factor in the company's daily organisation. From packing flowers to price-labelling, he is a vital cog in Bon bloemen's wheel. His ability to adapt to various roles has been very encouraging as has his overall development in a very short space of time.Josh has matured through the years as his responsibilities have changed completely, which is always good for any soon-to-be dad. Ged Delivery Driver Ged has been with Bon bloemen for 2 years as one of our dedicated delivery drivers.Ged is like lightning on his routes. Always happy to be on the road, you might catch a glimpse of him in the warehouse if you're lucky!Ged loves his Sundays off for three equally important reasons: the motor racing, his club sessions, and going to "church".