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Meet the team at indigo, A family run business that’s been trading for over 20 years.
Behind every great business there’s a great team and these guys are the business, rest assured you’re in safe hands.
Emily Johnson-Hicks
Sales Director
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Walking, Interior Design
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Dominican Republic
Building for future generations, Steve and Sharon were always keen to monopolise on their daughters well earned childhood reputation as
‘Little Miss Chatterbox’,
channelling her personable qualities
into further developing the business.
Emily joined the team in 2015 quickly grasping the business she grew up alongside.
Popular with customers, Emily soon raised
Indigo’s profile, working hard through the ranks
to her appointment as Sales Director in 2019.
At home, Emily’s enjoyment of interior design and creative up-cycling projects provides lots of ideas for the team, Emily’s transformations even inspired Phil to get his paint brush out!
Steve Johnson 
Managing Director

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Gardening, Walking
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Our MD Steve joined Indigo in 2001 with a
background in retail management. Imparting a
wealth of innovating ideas, Steve founded
The Goody Guide collection which remains an
inspirational and valued resource to marketing
professionals nationwide.
Steve’s passion remains industry leading on delivering client focussed processes and solutions, considering the clients needs through their eyes.
Steve’s creative flair not only comes through in the
Indigo branding, but has been seen over the years
in his major home renovation and garden projects.
Steve’s a huge gardening enthusiast and keeps a dozen chickens for their eggs which are enjoyed by many.
Liam Johnson-Hicks
Account Manager

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Football, Fishing
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Dominican Republic
In 2019 Emily’s husband joined the team from a
management background delivering global
excellence in customer service with THG.
Liam has quickly become a highly regarded and efficient National Key Accounts Manager and currently holds the record for securing the largest single order,
exceeding the previous record by quite some way!
As well as his long standing hobbies of fishing and football, Liam enjoys spending time developing his culinary skills following his earlier years as a Chef.
Sharon Johnson

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Knitting & Stitching
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Sharon’s multi-faceted role over the years has greatly aided the business in achieving its objectives, her support both front of house and behind the
scenes has been invaluable.
Sharon’s personal resolve owing to her battle with Myotonic Dystrophy is admirable, demonstrating such inspirational strength in the face of adversity.
Sharon is well know for her amazing quiche’s using the fresh eggs from the garden hens,
she often makes them in batches much to the
appreciation of the family and neighbours!
 Phil Thomas

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Eating and running to work off the food
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An absolute whizz with the Apple MAC and associated graphics packages, Phil joined the team In 2015
with valued specialist industry experience
gained in the Potteries.
Phil is a great ‘hands on’ team player and a calming
steady influence when there are deadlines to meet
and the pressure is on.
Phil is our ‘Indigo Sportsman’ being a regular
marathon and park runner, he amazes us all with the
regularity and distances he runs.
Liz Noad

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Not only does Liz manage the Sage system and operate the day to day accounts keeping the team on the right track, she brightens up the working day with her great energy and zest for life.
Liz who is a devoted multiple cat owner,
also dances and places great importance
on keeping fit and healthy.
Liz has been know to extend her baking skills into the office, even making a Vegan cake for the team - but you will have to ask Emily about that one!


Zac Johnson
Little Helper

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Gaming, Bike Rides
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The youngest family member at Indigo,
Steve & Sharon’s nephew Zac, an enthusiastic and budding entrepreneur who regularly seizes every opportunity to get involved and learn
about the world of business.
Zac has lots of ideas and ambition,
it will be interesting to
follow Zac’s progress over the coming years!
“I love working at Indigo as I learn a lot of new things,
I love to drink Tea & J20! The main thing I like
is having a McDonalds on fatty Friday”.