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Employee Spotlight - Mark Talbot

Employee Spotlight – Mark Talbot

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There are lots of people who make up ADC, from our directors to our fabricators, engineers and office staff, we’ll be introducing you to all of our team over the coming months.

Today, we shine the spotlight on our Group Business Development Manager, Mark Talbot!


Mark Talbot

Job Title:

JPF/ADC Group Business Developments Manager

Joined ADC in:

February 2017

What are your main responsibilities at ADC?

Working with new and existing  clients on all products, pushing for extra works on all products

Liaising with Estimators and the sales team for works progression

What is your favourite thing about working at ADC?

The friendly atmosphere and being allowed to work on your own initiative

If you could switch jobs with someone at ADC for the day, what would you like to do and why?

I have done sales already so probably Richard Parkers job (Managing Director)

What are your favourite aspects of your job?

Meeting new and existing clients

What is your least favourite thing about working at ADC/JPF?

Don’t really have one to be honest

Favourite/ any poignant ADC memories?

When every meeting I have turns into an order

What has been the worst job you’ve ever had?

Working as a Milk boy in my teens, too many early mornings

On Saturdays you can find me:

Watching Leeds United home and away

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

A millionaire footballer

Where do you see yourself in 10 years’ time?

On the board at JPF/ADC

What is your biggest accomplishment to date?

My children Harry and Evie

What is your guilty pleasure?

Drinking and lads weekends away

If we gave you £50 what would you spend it on?

I’d give it to Marie Curie

Do you have any hidden talents/ what are you secretly good at?

I did play semi pro football for Harrogate Town

What are you REALLY bad at?


Describe yourself in 3 words…

Approachable, friendly and easy going

Tell us something we don’t know about you/ tell us something people would be surprised to know about you…

I once saved guys life who had swallowed his tongue in a pub

If you could have one superpower what would it be?

X-ray vision

  • “ADC are a very professional company whom we enjoy working with. They provide a professional and efficient service providing benefits to us and our customers. Annabelle Williamson SDG Access.”

    SGD Access (Annabelle Williamson)
  • “Edge Hill University have been using ADC for the installation, servicing and reactive repairs of our automatic doors for a number of years. The work they have carried out is neat, tidy and has been delivered to a high standard. Site Engineers are always well presented, polite and communicate in a professional manner, Customer Service Excellence is a core requirement for Edge Hill University. I would not hesitate to recommend (working with) The Automatic Door Company. Technical enquiries are always responded to in a prompt manner, with Administrative Staff willing to help in any way they can.”

    Edge Hill University (Mark Burton, Facilities Manager)
  • “On a busy university campus its vital that the infra-structure runs smoothly. ADC have maintained and repaired the doors here for many years, giving us a very dependable service at a competitive price, and moreover total piece of mind.”

    Edge Hill University (Colin Francis, Maintenance Supervisor)
  • “ADC have serviced our automatic doors for a number of years now and we would highly recommend their service. They are quick to respond to enquiries and maintain a professional demeanour when on site. Their skilled engineers are friendly and always willing to go out of their way to help with any issues or queries we may have. We are very happy with the service ADC provide and wouldn’t hesitate to use them again.”

    Guardian Print Centre (Rob Court, Facilities Manager)
  • “The ADC Service engineers are highly reliable and hardworking. They are thoughtful of our needs and always willing to go the extra mile to help us, offering information and advice as well as quality service. We have worked with ADC for the past 9 years and we would use ADC for future works as we are pleased with everything they have delivered so far.”

    Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council (Glyn Greenwood, Assistant Building Management Officer)

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With over 20 years of experience as the UK's leading automatic door specialist, we have expanded our services to span across England, Wales and the South of Scotland. We manufacture and install a range of doors systems, including automatic doors, roller shutters and gates and barriers, as well as offering automatic door service and maintenance contracts and repairments.

From Liverpool to Manchester, to Southampton and Bristol, and everywhere in between, our professional installation team will deliver customised automatic door solutions that meet your project requirements and budgets.

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