Snack in the Box Welcomes New MD To Strengthen Franchising Team

Vending franchise company Snack in the Box is welcoming a new member to its team. Clive Smith joins the franchise company as its new Managing Director. Clive has a strong background in franchising, in particular owner-operator businesses similar to Snack-in-the-Box. He brings a wealth of skills and experience to further strengthen Snack in the Box’s presence as a major UK franchise company.

Clive’s franchising experience includes extensive experience at Dyno Rod as Sales and Marketing Director and later as Head of Business for the company. In 2007, Clive joined MyHome International as Group Franchise Director which operates a number of home-maintenance service brands such as Nice n’Stripey, Surface Doctor and Stainbusters. Most recently, Clive has been Managing Director of 0800 Handyman, a repair and maintenance service operating primarily in London and the South-East.

Jeremy Hamer, Chairman of the SnackTime plc group, to which Snack in the Box belongs, commented: "We are delighted to welcome Clive to our team. His wealth of experience in owner-operated franchise businesses which require a hands-on approach will be an enormous bonus for us. It will ensure that Snack in the Box continues to offer an attractive business offering for new franchisees and provide invaluable support to existing franchisees."

Snack in the Box is the UK’s largest vending franchise company and is based in Wokingham. It has just under 100 franchisees who service vending machines and snack solutions at customer sites in their local territory. The franchise company is partnered with Mars enabling franchisees to benefit from Mars branding and support across all areas of their business. Snack in the Box is part of the vending group SnackTime plc, the UK's 3rd largest vending operator.