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Andy Wragg

Chief Executive Officer

Steve Farnworth

Managing Director

Steve joined Itac as our General manager in 2013 and has recently assumed responsibility as Managing Director.

David McCann

Commercial Director

Before Itac, David spent 18 years in the mineral industry selling what we dig out of the ground to customers in the paint, plastic, and rubber industries.

Paul Dunkerley

Operations Director

Paul joined Itac as Manufacturing Operations Manager in 2016. There have been various additions to his role over the last few years culminating in his promotion to Operations Director earlier this year.

Jordan Carrington

Operations Manager

Jordan has played a vital role in the company’s success through his dedication and high standards in making sure that, not only do our customers receive quality materials, but they also receive them on time.

Fuad Elbalamouni


Fuad joined Itac in 2015 as an Accounts Assistant. Before this, Fuad studied for his AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) qualifications whilst working as an Accounts Associate at Premier Foods.

Tracy Horrocks

Sales Coordinator & Credit Control

Tracy started working for Itac in 2017 as Sales Coordinator. Her role includes processing sales orders from the point of order right through to delivery.

David Darbyshire-Clarke

Marketing Manager

David joined Itac at the beginning of 2018 and is responsible for coordinating both online and offline marketing activities to raise the company’s profile and visibility.

Sandra Moloney

Sales Coordinator

Sandra joined Itac in 2007 and is responsible for ensuring Itac’s orders are processed in line with requirements by working closely with logistics and the customer to liaise about materials needed and delivery of goods.

Abigail Woof

Development Chemist

Abigail joined Itac in August 2020. She is responsible for developing new formulations as well as helping to improve existing products, carrying out analytical testing within the laboratory.

Tyler Coleman

Technical Manager

Tyler’s work at ITAC involves the improvement of base products and the research and development of new products in new industries.

Aleksandra Buszko

Development Chemist

Aleksandra graduated from Gdansk University of Technology in the field of Corrosion Engineering. Whilst at University, she started working at a Quality Control Laboratory in Gdansk, Poland.

Latest news

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Terminology of the adhesives and coatings industry

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