Landmark People

The Central Office Team is structured to give professional input in all relevant areas of Members’ Business, including Trading, Marketing and Finance. Their vast experience and knowledge and their skills in working closely with Suppliers, Retailers and Caterers, have helped to establish a central service which brings significant benefits to all of our Members.

We provide a well informed service, delivering our promises on time and on budget. Our philosophy is to innovate and to continually develop our service, so that our Wholesalers remain at the forefront of Industry trends. We recognise that the future of Landmark Wholesale lies within the success of our Members and their Customers.

We have a tightly run team of good people who all work well together at Central Office and with our Members. We have a very low turnover in our management team and this stability supports our long-standing relationships with Members and Suppliers.

"The Central Office Team recognises that the future of Landmark Wholesale lies within the success of our Members and their Customers."

Martin Williams : Managing Director

Currently Landmark Wholesale's longest-serving employee, Managing Director Martin Williams was Trading Director for the company for five years before taking up his current role.

Since April 2014, Martin has been the Chairman of the Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD). In this role, he will help deliver FWD's strategy to promote wholesale, represent members' interests and improve supply chain communications.

Relaxation comes from watching the soaps and, more recently, taking a regrettable interest in 'Super Luton Town' football club.

Andrew Thewlis : Finance Director

Joined Landmark Wholesale in 1998 from a division of Unipart.

Responsible for cash management, accounts, insurance, payroll, legal matters, HR, car-fleet, pensions and IT, as well as liaising on other key areas within the Business.

John Searle : Trading Director

Rejoined Landmark Wholesale in 2002 having previously been Trading Controller between 1990-95. Key responsibilities include delivering the Trading Objectives of the Group through the Trading Team.

Lives with his partner Pat and her daughter Olivia. Enjoys cycling, walking and most things sporting.