Meet The Team


Markus Wood – Managing Director

Markus established Avensys in 2000 with Sam and operated from his home at the beginning.  The business has now been transformed to a multi-channel organisation responsible for generating a multi-million pound turnover and over 40 employees.  His vision and determination saw the various business areas consolidated in 2014, relocating to one supersite on Fleming Way, Manor Royal, Crawley.  

The move not only streamlined cost centres, but realised his dream of opening the largest independent electrical retailer in the South East.He is on the Board of Directors of the Gatwick Business Diamond.  

Favourite Pastime; Darts, Vinyl Music and collecting retro Electronics.

 

 

 

 

 

Samantha Wood – HR Director & Owner

Samantha Wood, along with her husband Markus established Avensys in 2000 and has been responsible for developing all areas of the business.   

Sam’s background began in graphic design, followed by extensive Project Management for a Global Pharmaceutical Company.  She is currently responsible for HR across the business, as well as design work for the company. 

Sam brings a pragmatic quality to the Management Team and is known for her support, guidance and positive outlook by employees. 

Favourite drink; Gin & Tonic

 

Andy Mussell- Head of Commercial Division


Andy’s been in the AV industry since the mid 90’s . His work history includes Sales Director within the Audio Visual sector. 

He joined Avensys as Commercial Sales Manager in 2009 and is now responsible for the Commercial Division of the company. 

Andy brings technical experience to the Management team and offers a wealth of knowledge from B2B sales and account management specialising in Video Conferencing, control systems, digital signage and display equipment.

 

Favourite Music; Elvis Presley

 

 

 

 

Jemma Parsons – Head of Marketing

Jemma’s work background includes a number of blue chip organisations, with Training, Corporate Communications and Marketing forming the basis for her career path to date.Jemma recently joined Avensys in April 2014 in a newly created role which reflects the needs of the ever growing business.  She has established a supportive and resourceful within the business. She is responsible for Marketing Communications across all areas of the business and has revived her passion for all things digital.

She brings an alternative approach and a cross business view to the management team.

 

Favourite Pastime; Kickboxing

 

Martin Jukes – Head of Retail

 

Another relatively new appointment to the business, Martin joined Avensys in July 2014 in the newly created position of Head of Retail, to run the new retail superstore on the Fleming Way site.  Since joining the business he has reviewed many internal and external processes to ensure every point of contact with customer’s results in a positive experience. Martin’s career began at 16 and he has spent his working life in the electrical retail trade.  He loves the thrill of the chase when it comes to selling and can’t imagine doing anything else.  His positive approach and experienced background brings yet another dimension to the Management team.

 

Favourite Hobby; Running

 

Alaric Wood – Technical Director

Alaric’s wide and varied career has firmly established himself as the go to man for all things IT based. He is responsible for the IT infrastructure and back office support at our premises in Fleming Way as well as complex custom AV installations, both Commercial and Domestic.His technical outlook brings an added dimension to the Management team along with a logical approach to discussions.

Favourite Snack; Toffee Popcorn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact us

Avensys Commercial
Fleming Way
Crawley
RH10 9JY

Tel:01293 551585
Email: b2b@avensys.co.uk