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Karl
Managing Director Karl Smith

Karl comes from the transport industry and managed a bus company before we recruited him for Andover Norton. A bit of a petrolhead even though- like Phil- not a motorcyclist. Hence pictured at the helm of our "Trusty", the Norton-engined tractor.

Karl manages the ever-increasing workforce and the general organisation of things, mostly leaving the daily business with the staff meant to deal with it.

That said Karl does not shy back from any task that needs doing and leads by example.
Phil
Sales Director Phil Albutt

Phil came to Andover Norton through the joining of BSA in Blockley under William Colquhoun and Andover Norton International Ltd. under Mike Jackson in the early 1990s.

Phil started managing MZ UK, but, with the diminishing importance of that operation over the years, gradually took over responsibilities in the Commando Spares Operation. With the sale of Andover Norton from BSA Regal to Norton Motors Group in 2007, he became a Norton-only man. The only non-motorcyclist on the team, but knowledgeable nontheless, we did not succeed to make him see the light.

On 1st April 2013, he took over from Nick Hopkins as Managing Director, having previously been the organizing spirit behind many projects, most recently the move from Hungerford back to Andover.

In autum 2019, having developed Andover Norton into the world's leading Norton parts supplier, Phil decided he wanted less workload and responsabilities. He handed the reigns to Karl Smith and continues to work for us as Sales Director.

NOT Jim
Stores Manager: Jim Knight

Jim started as a packer with us with our move to Hungerford in 2007.
He has since become a very competent team member, handling orders, incoming goods, and stores supervision.

A very hard and consciencious worker, his work ethics do not allow him to take his eyes off his computer screen for a portrait on the left.
Ordered to take part in group photographs he does not waste his energy for a change of facial expression as can be seen from the 2013 photograph.

Picture replaces other, less favourable pictures of Jim at his personal request.
Simon
Buyer: Simon Amos

Simon joined Andover Norton in January, 2013. He has been in logistics all his working life.

He has owned Norton Commandos since the 1980s and currently owns three, one in the middle of a rebuild. Simon is an all-weather motorcyclist.

He followed Nick Hopkins in purchasing after Nick's retirement in March, 2013.
Simon came from Honda UK, where he worked in a similar position.
Ashley
Buyer: Ashley Cutler

Asley joined Andover Norton in July 2015. He has an engineering background and served in the Royal Navy for 31 years.

He has owned his 1976 850Mk3 Commando since 1995 and uses it as an everyday bike.
Simon
Stores Foreman: Simon Blackwell

Trusted packer and good soul in the warehouse. His input led to our new "sticky labels".
Zoe
Accounts: Zoe Andrews

After our Cathy- see the 2008 team picture below- retired, Andover Norton "enjoyed" a period of ball-park numbers that bore little if any resemblance to reality.

Zoe had the unenviable task to bring the chaos back to a state where figures give a basis for planning the company's future.

We are grateful we are now back to where we always were in Cathy's era of reliable results.
Team Photos
October 2015
The Management package only:

Pete Morris, semi-retired with retirement trophy; Phil Albutt, Joe Seifert, Ashley Cutler, Simon Amos
February 2013
Again the whole package (bar Cathy, Accounts, below), including members since retired.

Two since left for greener pastures, one retired.
February 2008
The Whole Package

All original Team Members were herded into one corner by Mick Duckworth in 2008, so here you see them all.
The Company Owners
Joe Seifert, Director, Owner Norton Motors GmbH, Norton Motors Ltd, Combined Honours English/Sociology, Hamburg University, Director Andover Norton;

Katrin Seifert, Product Designer, Coburg College, Shareholder, Andover Norton;

Christine Seifert, Law Degree, Munich University, Shareholder, Andover Norton;

Tim Seifert, Completed Apprenticeship in Toolmaking, Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Munich Technical University, Shareholder Andover Norton;

Renate Mueller-Seifert, Combined Honours English & French, Hamburg University, M.D. of Family Affairs.

All but Renate own Norton motorcycles and ride Nortons on road and track.

Picture taken behind the family's 1970 genuine Production Racer at Andover Norton's first Open Day, October 2015.
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Technical advice, parts queries:
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