David Riley Purchasing & Education Sector Director

David looks after the full Education client portfolio from primary to secondary, Academy to private and everywhere in between.

David also governs the purchasing for specialist Education items and the Workplace Supplies team as a whole. He is continually looking for new suppliers and supply chains to gain best value for money for our clients in an ever changing and competitive market.

David is our longest-serving member of staff and the only original Director remaining after the MBO from RR Donnelley in 1991. He has worked in the Office Equipment and Supplies industry for over thirty years and has seen seismic shifts in that time. He represents Ben Johnson at the Nemo Buying Group, VOW Diamond Dealer, and BOSS Northern Dealer forums and as such has opportunity to discuss and influence the industry at a national level.

David is incredibly competitive in work and play. He is an avid Golf Player and Chelsea FC supporter and is occasionally found guilty of putting these things before his wife Jackie…


Specialist Areas

Product procurement
Education Market
Supply chain set up
Growth area identification

Contact Details

Email: david.riley@benjohnson.co.uk

Location: York

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