SuperWide superheroes: Luke Drogan, business development

Our business development go-to guy Luke Drogan started early – but then, he did have a lot more knowledge about the print industry than your average teenager. "I've worked with my old man (Anthony, the managing director) for over ten years," he recalls. "I remember travelling to different sites with him when I was younger and learning a great deal from him."

Drogan started his SuperWide career in the print finishing department and has since worked his way up to a business development role. "I've been in this position for about six years now, dealing with customers and suppliers all of the time" he says. "I deal with so many different people across the country; I am involved with different aspects of the digital print industry so everyday is different.

"I never go to work bored. I'm always motivated because there's always something interesting to do or someone interesting to connect with. And we don't just offer one product, so it's never repetitive and it keeps my mind ticking."

Undoubtedly, the industry is considerably different to what it was even a decade ago – and it continues to evolve rapidly. "The industry doesn't stand still," he elaborates. "The technology that we're investing in is developing very quickly these days. If you look at the print industry, and the way digital printing has developed over the last 15 years, it's completely different. Super-wide format printing is completely unrecognisable to how we were doing it 15 years ago."

While still only twenty-four, Luke has a wealth of experience and is well on his way to becoming an industry veteran. "Most people, after speaking to me over the phone, expect to meet someone older in person," he comments. "But I don't feel young at all. The industry seems to have aged me!"

Luke's SuperWide superpower: eternal youth




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