We were celebrating today at ROMPA as Karen Leech reached quite a milestone… 35 years continuous service!
Karen started her career in 1978 with Robinson’s (which later became ROMPA) producing CWS – Cellulose Wadding Supplies or in English- creating the inside packaging for boxes of Terry’s chocolates.
Throughout her tenure she has seen ROMPA as a small business turn into a global
enterprise. Karen has held a variety of jobs such as ‘Band knife operator’ (being responsible for a big knife) promotional work, a 2 week stint in cotton wool which I can quote her as being ‘horrible’ before finding her role that she has held for 19 years within Rompa within electronics..
Karen has seen management changes, restructuring of the business and countless innovations in technology- if you have had an electrical product from ROMPA in the last 19 years it is almost certain that Karen has been involved in its build / design.
From the woman who says “When I started I couldn’t wire a plug… now I can build you a transformer!” Karen has progressed within the role and become a vital part of ROMPA and we would struggle without her!
Congratulations Karen and thank you for all your hard work over the years.