Meet the Team
Founder and Chairman
Experience: Darren has been one of the fundamental players that has grown IMP into what it is known for today. Having moved from a career in London, working for a blue-chip company in Communications and IT, Darren joined IMP almost 20 years ago.
Responsibilities: What doesn’t Darren do? He oversees the day to day running of the business…
Interests: Running, cycling, spending family time with Liz and the children.
Experience: Andy has been with IMP for his entire working life, for over 25 years.
Responsibilities: Developing the Architecture business, Superyacht projects, Senior role in the sales team and business.
Interests: National level tennis player, football, spending time with lovely wife and two children.
Experience: Daughter of founders Pam & Roger, Liz has always been involved with IMP. Following a product design degree and a career in London working for Brands such as French Connection, Nicole Farhi and Mulberry in the Fashion Industry, Liz joined IMP full time in 2000. Eager to develop IMP further and build on the company’s success, she encouraged her husband Darren to join five years later.
Interests: Watching the kids play sports, Pilates, Hockey, Tennis, jogging and dog walking.
Experience: Following an Economics degree at Bristol, Susannah had a successful recruitment career in London, but moved to IMP as the company grew, to look after some of our bigger OEM accounts. After a time away from the business raising her two boys, she has recently returned to IMP in a Marketing and HR role.
Interests: Susannah is a keen gardener, photographer (and anything creative) and loves being active outdoors with her husband, children, family and friends.
Senior Account Manager
Experience: Worked at IMP since 2007, having moved from a career in the automotive industry. A very cheeky chap, he has helped develop the marine and automotive markets.
Interests: Spending time with lovely wife and daughter, dog walking and cooking.
Senior Account Manager
Experience: Mike moved from a career in commercial sales. Using his knowledge and passion for sailing he quickly blended into the IMP team.
Interests: Enjoys adventures with his lovely wife, cooking, hanging out with his sons and getting on the water for a spot of racing.
Experience: Chris moved from a career in construction, with a passion for sailing and instructing qualifications. The youngest of the crew, his boyish charm instantly gelled with the IMP team.
Sales & Purchasing Admin
Experience: Dawn came from a career in office and sales admin. She is super thorough and has developed great relationships with all of our suppliers. She is a reliable, steady force in the office and she keeps the Sales team in check!
Interests: She enjoys spending time with her daughter and family.
Experience: Sashka comes from a career as a qualified accountant. She speaks four languages! She is super hardworking and meticulous with her management of the customer and supplier financial accounts. Nothing is too much trouble for Sash. She is a ball of energy and always bright.
Interests: She loves spending time with her husband and children, as well as cooking and entertaining friends and family.
Experience: Kerri came to IMP from a career in office admin and beauty therapy. She is super-efficient, thorough and has developed great relationships with all of our customers.
Interests: She loves spending time with her children and family.
Warehouse & Distribution
Experience: Gary came to IMP with a wealth of knowledge from a career in warehouse management and distribution. Gary is a Chelsea supporter and loves an bit of football banter. Gary is a stickler for tidiness so the warehouse is kept in good order. He is a reliable, loyal member of the IMP team, who does a great job to get the right product to the right customers.
Interests: He enjoys spending time with his lovely wife and much-loved family.