Our Team


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Ian Hunter

Managing Director

Ian has been with the company since 1988 and liked the company so much he bought it in 2000. Ian is very much a salesman and feels strongly that the customer is king and pays the wages! He brought many of the companies we are still with today to the company which is testament to the continued improvements Doré make to keep customers happy. His main love outside of work is Manchester United.

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David Hunter

Group General Manager

David joined the sales team back in 2008 as a fresh faced 18 year old and has since worked his way up to his current position. David, like Ian, is still very much a salesperson and ensures that the customers are looked after to the expected standard by the team here. He has a knack of dealing with things logically and making sure it all happens.

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Tom Hunter


Tom has worked in just about every department in his ten years at the company from IT, warehouse, sales and recently took over the buying from Frank Aston, who retired. Tom is precise with his work and enjoys great relationships with all of our suppliers and also has the responsibility to look after many of our major customers.
Tom would much prefer to be a professional golfer though!!

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Gary Lenton

Warehouse Manager

Gary joined the company in 2002 and is a loyal member of the team ensuring  the clients receive their goods on time and in perfect condition.
His experience enables the warehouse to run smoothly but also to offer flexibility for special requests, should the customer so wish. Gary has a Chelsea infliction.

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Kim Smith

Accounts and Admin Manager

Kim joined the company in 1994 and has smoothed the many changes that have occurred in her time at Dore, including the MBO, when she was promoted to her current role, three new computer changes and all this time managing to look after her team who have remained with the company for many years also


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Sophie Holt

Inside Salesperson

Sophie joined the sales team in September 2015 and is a familiar, friendly voice on the end of the phone to our regular customers. Although she has to put up regular jibes from the other sales guys, she certainly gives back as good as she gets! Sophie likes to share her spare time between the gym and the local cocktail bars! 

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Lee Rowe

Inside Salesman

Since joining the company in 2012, Lee is now known to be one of our most astute salesperson.  His helpful, calm approach makes Lee the preferred contact with a number of our main accounts and he has been in charge of overseeing some major projects in the last few years. Away from the office, Lee spends time with his young family whilst waiting patiently for his football team, Newcastle United, to win their first trophy of his lifetime!

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Kirsty Sims

Kirsty Sims

Senior Inside Salesperson

Kirsty joined in 2001 and is one of the most likeable people to do business with. We have many clients who insist on dealing with Kirsty because of her all round effort to make sure the clients wishes are carried out efficiently.

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Louis Taylor

Inside Salesman

Louis is the most recent addition to our sales team in Kent having joined in July 2017, he is a very intelligent young man and equally as witty. Louis prides himself on going above and beyond to help his clients achieve their goals. Outside of work, Louis struggles by on the golf course playing to a handicap of 2!


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Sharon Eason

Bought Ledger

Sharon joined in 2000 and has a very friendly manner and methodical approach to her work. Our suppliers enjoy working with Sharon.

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Maxine Fryer

Sales Ledger

Maxine has been with the company since 1999 and has struck up good relationships with all of our main customers. Excellent at her job and ensures clents pay their bills on time!

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Belinda Banks


Belinda has been with company since 1994 and is the backbone of everything that happens at the company. She ensures all of the customers paperwork is correct and all deliveries are made correctly as well as suppliers delivering the correct materials.

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Yasmin Jordan


Yasmin has progressed from the company Telephonist to join the admin team back in the summer of 2015. She has learnt various parts of the company’s dynamics in a short period of time and is a real asset to have in the business due to her willingness to learn new things.


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Brooke Wallis


Brooke joined Dore in June 2017 and her bubbly personality has been a very welcome addition to the office. Her role is to answer the phone in a pleasant and professional manner which I’m sure you will agree, she manages perfectly.