Employee Focus: Ben Gillespie, Business Development Executive

  • What is your name?

Ben Gillespie.

  • What is your working background before AAG?

I Have worked in sales for the past 18 years, moved into IT sales about 4 years ago.

  • What is your position at AAG?

Business Development Executive.

  • How long have you been at AAG? And can you tell us some of the experiences throughout this journey?

I have been at AAG for 1 week, I have met the whole team who have been really lovely and helpful while I’ve been settling in and I have managed to get my first sale after only 4 days, which is a positive start.

  • What are your hobbies/ what you enjoy doing in your free time?

I am a big gamer mainly on PC, I also play guitar/bass guitar although not in a band. I have quite a few pets (2 cats, a tortoise, a rabbit, an axolotl and a catfish) I like to travel a lot with my wife, we are always out and about.

  • What is the most interesting thing about you?

I am a complete Audiophile, I have an almost photographic memory when it comes to music/artists/ songs.

  • What is your proudest moment to date?

Marrying my beautiful wife, Lizzie.

  • If you could only have one meal for the rest of your life what would it be?

Any type of Shellfish (Lobster is my favourite, unfortunately it is the most expensive).

  • What is your favourite sport? And why?

I like most sports, but I really love American football (Dallas Cowboys fan). I think I like American football the best because of the strategies that are involved, its like a game of Chess!

  • Is there anything we haven’t covered that we should know about you?

 There is loads more I could tell you about myself, but my AAG colleagues will find that out over time.

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