It is with deep sadness that Templine has to announce the untimely death of Mark Edwards, who passed away at his home in Sutton Coldfield at the age of 52. News of his death was broken to the company on Wednesday 18th January.
Mark, together with Stephen Brown, founded the business in 1984 when it was principally concerned with providing temporary drivers. Initially Templine operated from modest premises in Erdington before expanding into the larger offices, currently used by one of its high street branches. Mark and Stephen oversaw the expansion of the business as it established itself in other high street locations and took on several blue-chip customers.
In 2007, Mark played a pivotal role in ensuring the successful management buyout of Templine that has allowed it to grow at an even faster rate. Although not actively involved in the day-to-day running of the company, Mark kept an interest in the business – even retaining a small shareholding.
Prior to establishing Templine, Mark served with the Coldstream Guards. This early training enabled him to bring energy, enthusiasm and attention to detail that impressed everyone who worked with him.
He will be sadly missed by all who worked for and alongside him in the Industry.