Fraser Tanner joined Batch in 2000 from the world of foreign exchange, where he had rolled out an internet trading solution for business-to-business payments through the international banking systems. In developing Batch to improve the flow of information and integration between companies within the book and non-book trade, Fraser has been instrumental in winning industry awards including the Nibbie for the service.
Izzy joined Batch permanently in 2022 after a long career delivering a broad range of business solutions within the retail and bio-pharmaceutical sectors. Whist a recent addition to the team, Izzy’s association with Batch started in 2016 whilst integrating Batch solutions across the supply chain for a large retailer. In her new role, Izzy will be working alongside Fraser to deliver the Batch business strategy with a particular focus on data-based customer feedback and continuous improvement.
Jonathan joined Batch as part-time Account Manager at the end of 2013 after a long career in publishing, having worked for The Firsty Group, Ian Allan, Lonely Planet and Transworld, among others.
As Head of Sales, Jonathan works closely with our client publishers and other suppliers to ensure they receive the best possible service from us.
Simon was Batch's first full-time employee when he joined in March 2000. He designed the original Batch Returns system, which was further developed by Maria Quinn and her team. Simon also worked with external developers to design and build Batch Integration Software (BIS).
Simon’s role includes liaising with suppliers on the use of the system. He also sits on a number of industry steering groups and co-ordinates with our external IT experts on new developments.
Roshni ensures that crucial financial transactions proceed smoothly across the entire business: Batch, Batch for Books (our US company), and the BatchLine POS stock management system. She manages the day-to-day running of Batch in conjunction with Paul, Lori and the rest of the admin team.
Martin joined Batch to act as booksellers' main support contact for BatchLine POS, a position he held for many years when the business was part of Bertrams. BatchLine, the UK's leading stock control and EPOS system, is installed in around 250 shops in the UK, Ireland and as far afield as the Cayman Islands. As lead engineer, he works closely with Sam Nicholls, Jon Potter and the rest of the team on development and to support our customers.
Janet's background is in non-fiction, trade publishing. She is responsible for promotion and is the first point of contact for booksellers enquiring about Batch and BatchLine. As part of the sales team she attends BA events and the London and Frankfurt Book Fairs, where she introduces our services to booksellers worldwide. When not working for Batch, she writes contemporary fiction as Jan Ellis.
Sam worked in retail and in events before joining BatchLine. He works closely with Martin Beach and the development team on improvements to the system, as well as providing daily support to booksellers. He says "It has been a delight chatting to all the lovely booksellers who are so varied and interesting."
Paul assists Roshni Sedani and other colleagues with a range of administrative tasks and provides back-up to booksellers around the world. If you have an issue with Payments or Returns, Paul is the man with the answers.
Lori joined the Batch team in August 2021 and assists Roshni Sedani and Paul James with daily administrative duties. After working for many years in the travel industry, Lori is predominantly responsible for looking after our international booksellers. With a passion for delivering excellent customer service, Lori is already a firm favourite with booksellers.
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