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Doug Priestley - Sales & Marketing Director

Do you have any hobbies?
Yes! Golf, Leeds United, DIY & especially breathing 😆
If you could visit anywhere in the world where would it be & why?
Machu Picchu in Peru - for the stunning views
What is your favourite movie?
If you could be any animal, what would you choose to be?
A cat – what a life they have at our house.
What’s the craziest thing you have ever done?
I have been on the rides on top of stratospheric tower Las Vegas! 
Who would you like to swap places with for a day?
My wife – then I can give the orders
What is the best meal you have ever had?
The one after fasting for a week!
If you could have dinner with 3 other people (dead or alive) who would you choose?
Peter Ustinov, Leonardo Da Vinci &  Naga Munchetty

Who inspired you the most?
Trevor Richardson my best friend for 60 years I still look up to him now.

How long have you been at NSF?
Too long 🤣 29 years now!
What does a normal day look like for you?
Panic, think, panic again then calm down and make the decisions
Most of the day is filled with meetings about ongoing projects, emails, maintaining contact with our board members, presentations and customers

What’s the hardest part of your job role?
Letting people down if we have failed our employees or customers
What’s your favourite thing about NSF / your job role?
Seeing the company expand and helping our staff develop new skills and knowledge.


Doug is currently acting CEO of NSF Controls, in his role as Sales and Marketing Director he oversees our sales team and visits our customers across the globe. Doug drives the sales of our solenoid product range and the motorised gas valve, he is passing along his years of expertise and customer care to Wayne our sales engineer !

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