Richard Kaye


About Richard...

After leaving school at 16 Richard began his working life as an engineering apprentice followed by three years as a Police Officer in his home town of Huddersfield, leaving at the age of 22 to establish his first business, Armco Security, a company he still retains ownership of today.

Having established, operated and sold a number of businesses over the following decade, in 1998 he established Fired Up Corporation.

Initially a manufacturer of fires and fireplaces, Fired Up now consists of six brands, producing a diversified range of products for the home improvement and hospitality industries and exporting to over 50 countries around the world.

Employing over 350 people in three countries Richard finds himself with little time for hobbies, but in between monthly trips to China and the USA tries to stay in shape by competing in the occasional triathlon.