Meet the Team
We take time to know you, understand your challenges so that we can offer you the best possible service. Likewise, we feel you should get to know the Rackit family too as we believe in building solid relationships based on trust.
Jim Ferguson - Managing Director
Jim has over 30 years in the industry starting as a Sales Executive. In 2006, he established Rackit and he leads our technical team and is responsible for UK-wide contracts as well as a host of other key responsibilities including acquisitions to ensure the smooth operations and growth of the business.
In his spare time, Jim enjoys holidays in Florida with his family, eating out and walking his two German Shepherds around scenic Ayrshire.
Douglas Yates - Sales Director
With over 25 years in the business, Douglas is responsible for all Sales and also Client/ Supplier relationships. He joined Rackit in 2008 as a Sales Director and with his longstanding working relationship with Jim, he has been pivotal in the expansion of Rackit.
Douglas is a keen sportsman and gets as much quality time as he can with his wife and six children.
Tommy Jenkins - Operations Director
Tommy joined Rackit in 2012 after completing a degree in Physics and has been involved in all aspects of the business, honing his skills and knowledge of the industry. He manages the finances and administration of the business as well as our key customer accounts and logistics.
When he isn’t busy crunching numbers, Tommy tries to squeeze in rock music events and strategy games around his young family while also studying for a second degree in business management.
He is also a qualified PRINCE2 project manager
Amy Yates - Executive assistant & Catalouge Sales
Amy started working for Rackit at the beginning of July 2017. She previously lived in England where she worked as after sales administrator and decided to join Rackit to carry on her career within business administration. Amy is highly organised and has a wealth of experience to ensure that projects and orders are well managed. She has a love for anything sporty, including horse riding and football, as well as going out and spending time with her friends socializing.
Josh Ferguson - Project Manager
Josh has worked with Rackit since its inception, originally as an Installation Engineer before finding his true calling in project management. In 2019 he gained his PRINCE2 practitioner qualification and with his immense experience and knowledge of our products, Josh is a valuable member of the Rackit team. He also creates the CAD drawings to accompany customer quotations and the more detailed installation drawings for our installation teams.
Outside of work, he is enthusiastic about his cars which he personally details to his exacting standards, along with having quality time with his wife and children.
Brian Minchin - Installation Team Leader
Brian has been with Rackit since 2010. Brian is a highly experienced and qualified installation specialist having been in the industry for years. Brian is keen on DIY and uses his skills and creativity to produce beautiful household items from various materials. Brian leads our expert teams of installers carrying out nation-wide installation to the highest SEIRS installation standards.
Aaron O’Connor - Installation Team Leader
Aaron joined Rackit in 2014. Aaron is a highly experienced and qualified installation specialist. Aaron is a football enthusiast, enjoying playing and watching the beautiful game. Aaron leads our expert teams of installers carrying out nation-wide installation to the highest SEIRS installation standards.
Jamie MacDonald - Digital Marketing & E-commerce Manager
Jamie joined the business in 2018.With a degree in Marketing and wealth of experience in retail Jamie entered the business to improve our Digital footprint and further develop the business online.
When he is not in the office Jamie is often found on the golf course or spending time with family and friends!