Pair retire at Simpsons Malt
Two Simpsons Malt employees '“ Chris Gaul and Peter Longmate '“ have retired after over 45 years' combined service.
Production manager Chris Gaul, 60, joined Simpsons Malt in 1986 and was responsible for the day-to-day running of malt deliveries, barley movements and the storage of the raw barley material and final malt produce.
He said: “I am looking forward to taking it easy and enjoying some holidays with my wife Karen before we move house in the New Year to be near to our children in Norwich. I would just like to say a big thank you to Simpsons Malt, it’s been a great company to work for all these years and I will miss everyone dearly.”
Peter Longmate, 62, joined Simpsons Malt in 2001. In his role of laboratory manager he has seen a real increase in the technology used to streamline the business and ensure more efficient production.
He said: “I thoroughly enjoyed working at Simpsons Malt but I now look forward plan to spend my retirement getting back in to golf and my love of music.”
Simpsons Malt vice chairman Richard Simpson said: “Chris and Peter have been great assets to the Simpsons family over the years.”