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Tommy Francis

Role: Laminator Team Leader.

Length of service: 33 years.

Background: I grew up in Haslington and attended Haslington Primary, Coppenhall High School and Sandbach High School. I worked at Rolls Royce as a YTS and spent three years in the Army. 

Values I share with Whitby Morrison: Keeping customers happy to the best of my ability.

If I could snap my fingers and become an expert in something, it would it be: I’d love to be a great singer.

One thing most people don’t know about me: I once shot three bullets through the same hole when I was on the ranges in the Army.

When I was kid, I wanted to grow up to be: A footballer.

In a movie about my life, the actor playing me would be: Danny Dyer.

At the weekend, you’re most likely to find me: Carp fishing or watching any sport. I enjoy socialising with friends and family, and DIY. 

Dog person or cat person? Dog.

My favorite sport to watch and team I support is: Football / Manchester United.

The best things about my job are: Interacting with great colleagues in a good atmosphere. Teamwork is key to me.

My favourite film is: The Godfather.

My favourite food is: Curry / Mexican / Greek.

My favorite quote is: “Look after those who look after you.”

I will never be seen without: My phone.

Whitby Morrison is like:  The A Team. We all work hard to make sure the plan comes together.

Tommy Francis


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Tommy Francis, serving as Laminator Team Leader for an impressive 33 years, hails from Haslington and boasts a diverse background including service in the Army after his time at Rolls Royce. Aligned with Whitby Morrison’s values, he prioritises customer satisfaction above all. Secretly, he dreams of being a great singer and once showcased exceptional marksmanship…

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Antonio Coronato, with 18 years at Whitby Morrison, brings a Nottingham upbringing immersed in the ice cream trade. Armed with a business studies degree and Boots management training, he embodies a customer-centric approach. While harbouring a passion for fine art and secret love for rollercoasters, his childhood dream was to test drive Ferraris. Antonio’s weekends…

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Mike Bennett, Stores Manager since 2018, hails from Sandbach with a background in accountancy and computers. He’s worked for various companies before joining Whitby Morrison, valuing teamwork, high standards, and pride in work. Secretly, he aspires to be a skilled car mechanic and once played rugby for North England. Childhood dreams involved being a fighter…

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