Our Team

Stephen McCallion, joined Yamato in 2013 as managing director with responsibility for the UK, Scandinavian, Middle East and South African business. Stephen brings experience gained from a career in the oil, gas and packaging industries, and was previously managing director of Ulma Packaging Automation, where he was instrumental in creating several new machines.



Ian Aitchinson, having worked at Yamato for over 20 years, has been promoted to the new role of Head of Technical Operations. During his time at Yamato, he has worked as a Technical Application Manager and Service Manager, ensuring that all new machinery is implemented correctly and performing to customers’ expectations. Working closely with the Commercial Director, Ian is responsible for improving the overall service levels of the company which is at the heart of Yamato’s business.


Steven Spencer, has been promoted to sales manager, with responsibility for both sales growth and the UK regional sales team. Steven, who joined Yamato almost 20 years ago, will now oversee the work of four regional managers, whilst implementing future sales strategies and bolstering new product launches.  




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Some of the team at the Yamato office in Leeds