Wim Overbeek - Greenhouse Manager and Founder
Wim Overbeek began the business back in 1974 together with his wife
Wilma. He still works daily, managing the greenhouses as well as the
garden centres in the spring. Wim's dedication to instilling good work
ethic and customer service has made a positive impact on both his
employees and the business.
John Overbeek - President
1-519-424-9689 ext. 25
John Overbeek has always been a part of Floral Express. As a young
boy he walked only one step behind his father, learning all aspects of
the business. In 1996, he officially joined his father Wim at Floral
Express. John still manages the lily sales as well as being President of Floral Express. John's
drive and passion for the business keeps everything running optimally on
a day-to-day basis.
Suzy Caiger - Sales and Marketing Director
1-519-424-9689 ext. 24
Suzy is the Director of Sales, and although she hasn't been with us from
the start, she is a breath of fresh air with her floral knowledge and
industry expertise. Suzy has been in the floral industry since 2002,
where she owned and operated a successful flower shop. Since then, she
has attended and instructed in trade shows and conferences world wide,
and won numerous accolades throughout North America for her floral work. Previously working as the Innovations and Design Manager for three years at Westbrook Floral, Suzy is happy to be a part of the Floral Express team and continues to
build and expand the brand with her knowledge of both the retail and wholesale floral industry.
Jason Hopkin - Director of Operations
Jason is the Director of Operations at Floral Express. A driven and
goal-oriented hard-worker, he has 17 years of Operations Management
experience within various operational roles. With his education in
Supply Chain Management from Humber College, as well as his extensive
background in logistics management, he is a great addition to the team
and will continue to provide excellent customer service and go above and
beyond Clients' needs.
Angela Moerkerken - Assistant Purchaser and Marketing Coordinator
1-519-424-9689 ext. 31
Angela has been with the Floral Express for some time now. She originally started as a greenhouse worker, then she was a flower girl at the Floral Express flower market, and in 2018 she started working as the Assistant Purchaser and Marketing Coordinator. Angela’s vast floral knowledge and enthusiastic nature makes her a great asset to the Floral Express team!
Kim Osmund - Human Resources Manager
1-519-424-9689 ext. 34
Kim joined our team in 2017 and has over 20 years' experience in Human
Resources. As a graduate of the Human Resources Management Program at
Fanshawe College, her expertise as a Generalist includes Recruitment
& Retention, Policies & Procedures, Labour Relations,
Compensation & Pay Equity, Health & Safety, and many more. Her
approach is caring and transparent, ensuring the needs of all employees
are treated with respect and confidentiality.
Gary Dykeman - Fresh Floral Purchaser
1-519-424-9689 ext. 21
Gary Dykeman has been part of our team since 2011 as an import floral
purchaser. He has over 30 years of experience in the floral industry
including logistics, purchasing, sales and management. His extensive
knowledge and passion for the floral industry is a huge asset to our
company as we explore different avenues to provide quality, imported
flowers grown around the world.
Tyler Rivers - Account Manager
1-519-424-9689 ext. 43
Tyler recently joined Floral Express and is new to the floral industry. Tyler has over 5 years of experience as a sales representative in the business world. He prides himself on integrity, respect, hard work and is looking forward to learning more about the floral industry so he can extend the best customer service possible.
Janelle Vanden Beukel - Accounts Manager and Border Paperwork Coordinator
1-519-424-9689 ext. 41
Janelle Vanden Beukel was the first sales representative hired at Floral Express. Janelle has been a friendly and enthusiastic member of
the sales team since 2007. Her years of experience have made her a
positive asset to both the customers and her fellow sales team.
Christina Klarenbeek - Account Manager
1-519-424-9689 ext. 35
Christina is a recent addition to Floral Express. Having worked in the floral industry for over ten years as both a local grower and market retailer, she can relate to many of the concerns of our customers. Her eagerness to continually expand on her knowledge makes her an excellent addition to our team.
Pat Webb - Accounting
1-519-424-9689 ext. 33
Pat Webb started as a bookkeeper for the Floral Express in 2008. She is
involved in many areas of the business including Acounts Payable,
Accounts Receivable and Human Resources. Her years of dependability at
The Floral Express have made her an appreciated and valued employee.