Kish Ramasamy
Sales Development Manager
kishramasamy@confex.ltd.uk

  1. How long have you worked at Confex?
    I have just completed 3 years with Confex which has helped me to understand the wholesale trade in depth.
  2. What were you doing before joining Confex?
    I started my career in a marketing role within the Pharmaceutical industry in Sri Lanka and Maldives and worked there for 8 years, but after coming to UK I have being working in the FMCG sector for the past 10 years. Before joining Confex I was working as a Business Manager at Molson Coors.
  3. Tell us something different about your life outside of Confex?
    There are only a few things I do outside of Confex! In the Summer I play for the community cricket club in London.
  4. Who are your role models and why?
    Lord Sugar I like his style of business and the way he worked up from a humble background towards a top class entrepreneur. For the last few years I have been following the Apprentice series on BBC and his presence on the show is always excellent.
  5. How do you like to spend any spare time you may have?
    I like to spend my spare time with my family. At present I am coaching my elder son Anish who is 6 with his cricket, while also helping my Daughter Kene who is 4 on developing her swimming skills. My youngest who is 9 months and demands a lot of time to play with her building blocks.
  6. What is the most interesting place you have visited and why?
    The Maldives. I used to travel to the Maldivian capital Male very often and I found the people there are very much more relaxed and enjoy life.
  7. Tell us an ambition you have achieved and one you have yet to fulfil?
    Recently I completed the Confex Trans-Pennine charity challenge cycling over 30 miles. In 2015 I would like to participate in the London to Brighton bike ride.
  8. What do you like about working at Confex?
    I like Confex because at Confex any new ideas are generated into action within a short time-frame unlike other companies that I have worked for. I think this is one of the key elements to the success of the business over the past 42 years.