/ 30+ years of continued growth
The DCS Manufacturing division was established in 2007 with the ideals of promoting British manufacturing firmly in our sights. Over the years, we have amassed a wealth of expertise and experience, expanding to a new manufacturing facility in Redditch and employing over 120 people.
We are able to offer full-service contract manufacturing to our customers; from product development to design work to distribution and beyond! As an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) we oversee every aspect and take pride in every product we produce.
/ Chief Executive Officer
With over 30 years’ experience in the FMCG sector, Michael began his career as a Graduate Trainee with Mars UK, progressing to hold the position of Managing Director at Henderson Foodservice and Vice Chairman of Landmark Wholesale, prior to joining DCS as CEO. He is a member of the Expert Advisory Group at the Institute of Directors, and sits on the Advisory Council for The Jobs Foundation.
/ Chief Financial Officer
Johnathan is a highly qualified Chartered Accountant with 15 years in the profession working across a broad range of sectors. He moved into industry to lead the finance team for a family owned UK leading manufacturing business. He joined DCS in 2015 as Group Finance Director taking responsibility for the wider Finance team, Quality and Compliance as well as supporting IT.
/ Chief Marketing Officer
Charles graduated from University College London in 2013. He joined the family business in 2014 to work in Insight and Category Management. In the six years since, he has gained a wealth of experience from Manufacturing to Export along with managing the Enliven brand. Charles is now a company Director and leads Design and Marketing.
/ Chief revenue Officer
Simon brings over 20 years of FMCG leadership experience and has been lucky enough to lead and be part of some amazing teams in Mars, Unilever and Pfizer. Just prior to joining DCS in November 2020 Simon worked with a range of consumer goods organisations as a management consultant. Simon and the sales team are responsible for developing long term partnerships which delight our customers.
/ GROUP FINANCE DIRECTOR
Julie Price joined DCS Group in 2016 bringing with her a wealth of experience from both the Retail and Manufacturing industries. Julie is CIMA qualified, having 20 years post qualification experience in Management Accounts and Management Reporting, specialising in implementing process improvements and delivering excellence. Julie heads up the Finance team with a focus on improving Financial Performance of the DCS Group.
/ HR Director
Angela Goldsmith joined DCS Group as HR Director at the start of 2023, bringing over 20 years of HR experience across leading FMCG businesses such as Coca-Cola, Diageo and Britvic.
More recently Angela has worked as a consultant championing improving productivity through improving ways of working in frontline roles.
Angela’s passion for performance through people extends outside of the workplace and onto the dance floor, teaching ballroom dance.
/ Founder & Chairman
Denys C Shortt OBE
Denys is the Founder and Chairman of DCS Group. He was awarded an OBE in the 2013 New Year’s Honours List and is a former Chairman of the Coventry & Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership. He is a Founder and Board Director of Enable Software. Prior to his entrepreneurial career, Denys was an England International Hockey player.
''We are a family business aiming to be a great place to work, full of energy and enthusiasm and with an entrepreneurial spirit"
- Denys C. Shortt OBE, DCS founder
We are always looking for ambitious and enthusiastic individuals to join us. We pride ourselves on being a friendly and forward-thinking family business.
Starting from humble beginnings in 1994, DCS has grown to the business it is today with a team of more than 400 people.
If you are interested in working for DCS, we would love to hear from you.