Management Buyout

Ross Stewart

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  • Questions & Answers Ross Stewart

    Q: What was your first job?

    A: It was at Uren as a trainee trader

    Q: What was the first record you bought?

    A: It was … I think it was called, ‘metal guru’ and I think it was by t-rex but I am a bit vague about that.

    Q: Favourite movie?

    A: I have a few of them, gladiator

    Q: What 3 items would you take on a desert island?

    A: A cork screw- so when the bottle washed up on the sand I can open it , knife and fishing rod.

    Q: Which celebrity (dead or alive) would you invite for dinner?

    A: A.A. Gill

    Q: Favourite animal?

    A: Dog, dogs all of them

    Q: What is something you are scared of?

    A: Sharks

    Q: Biggest pet peeve?

    A: Littering

    Q: What drives you?

    A: A challenge

    Q: If you could give your younger self some advice what would it be?

    A: Follow your gut instinct so that way you can never be wrong

    Q: How would you describe what you do, to new people you meet?

    A: Its long winded, I say I am a food imported just to keep it simple. Then if anyone shows any interest then I will explain it.

    Q: Biggest life lesson you have learnt?

    A: pass

    Q: What time do you get up?

    A: Early, I do yoga early so am up by 5:45 am

    Q: What time do you go to bed?

    A: No later than 10pm

    Q: If you could move to another country what would it be?

    A: Chile, or am I allowed to say Scotland does that count as another country ?. Chile is a beautiful country, I love Chile.

    Q: What Is your favourite meal?

    A: Anything with shellfish

    Q: Did you always see yourself as a business owner?

    A: No, not really. Not until the opportunity presented itself

    Q: What is your most memorable sale?

    A: Hummm, the one I enjoyed most was selling 300 MT of IQF Serbian raspberries to a company called Lockwood canners in Lincolnshire. How many years ago was that ? I was sat up in sales room, when I got a phone call. That was enjoyable, I still remember that and I was a much younger man than I am today.

    Q: Favourite fruit?

    A: Its still a strawberry

    Q: What did you want to be as a kid?

    A: A vet

    Q: One thing someone has said that has stuck with you at work?

    A: Hmmm pass

    Q: When did you start at Uren?

    A: Oh wow, that’s caught me on the hop, it was an October and I was 22 and I am now 56, so maths? – it was 34 years ago this month, it was right after the Anuga show 34 years ago. (1985)