Introducing Alan Dyer, our newest team member who recently joined the Sales division this month, as Print Production Group Sales representative. He is originally from New Zealand, married with 5 beautiful children that keeps him busy. He arrived on the Gold Coast 13 years ago. He has 25 years experience in New Zealand and Australia in all aspects of the offset printing trade, from factory floor to management. Goes without saying, he is a big ‘All Blacks’ supporter and also follows NRL. He is also a big V8 Supercars follower and any motor sport in general.
Q. Tell me a little about your personal life – are you married, children? Etc
A. Married to Alison, with 4 girls and a baby boy.
Q. How did you become a Service Technician?
A. I got started in the print industry as a press labourer/offsider after trying baking when first left school.
Q. How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
A. Honest, Hardworking, Family-man.
Q. What is something about you that nobody here at Docsol knows?
A. I have worked on V8 supercar projects with Triple Eight Race Engineering, Greg Murphy and Fabian Coulthard.
Q. What is the best thing since sliced bread?
A. Hot Chic!!! Best thing, bbq chicken cooked over volcanic rocks from my home town of Napier New Zealand.
Q. What is the best trip you have taken – where and why?
A. I spent a year in Canada. Beautiful country with great people.
Q. If you won 1 million dollars, how would you spend it?
A. I would buy a property nothing too flashy. Set up accounts with deposit for houses for each of our kids.
Q. Name five famous people (dead or alive) that you would invite to your dinner party.
A. Johnny Depp (because my wife loves him), Richard Branson, Quentin Tarantino, Barrack Obama and Michael Schumacher.
Q. Are you a dog or cat person?
A. Both cat and dog lover, grew up with both. Don’t have either currently much to our children’s disgust.
Q. If money and time was not an obstacle, what would you do with your life?
A. I would set up a business for myself and my wife, have people run it and just come and go as we pleased. I would set our kids up with the same for each of them (whatever business they choose), but for them to run and work at.