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Laleen Stander

Laleen Stander

Laleen Stander

UK Trade Support & Foodservice Accountant

Stokesley, UK

Joined November, 2005

 

What are your responsibilities?

Part of my role is to report sales to the company and executive team on a daily basis. I support the UK Commercial Accounting Team in the planning, evaluation and reporting of price promotional activity and any other commercial finance functions. Proactive involvement with Consumer Marketing and National Account Managers is key, to deliver activity plans to agreed budgets through effective cost control and reporting, and assist them with sales stats for their customers.

 

What do you like most about working for Quorn?

What I like most about working for Quorn is that it’s a unique product; it’s sustainable, good for the environment and we are continuing to spread awareness about the benefits of Quorn.  I feel that the brand can and will be beneficial to the whole world in time to come.

 

What makes Quorn a great place to work?

Quorn is a great place to work where people respect each other.  There is a no blame culture a good working life balance.  Just out and out a good bunch of people!!  As a South African I came to the United Kingdom 10 years ago, this was my first job in the UK and I am still here.

 

What do you need to work for Quorn?

One needs to show a constant willingness to improve and take advantage of opportunities that may come your way.  A good working relationship with all stakeholders is a key factor.  It also really helps to have passion for the brand.

 

Something you didn’t know about me?

What you did not know about me is that in December 2015 (this year) I will officially be “engaged” for 25 years.