New Sales Director for Glossop Cartons
One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of carton board packaging products, Glossop Cartons, has appointed a new Sales Director, who takes over from Jacky Sidebottom-Every as she becomes joint Managing Director.
Wayne Fitzpatrick brings with him over 25 years’ experience of the packaging sector, joining from Mayr-Melnhof Packaging where he was Sales Director.
In his new role, Fitzpatrick is responsible for handling some of the firm’s key accounts, which span food and drink, vape and household, as well as pharmaceutical and personal care sectors across both blue-chip and SME accounts.
His appointment is part of Glossop Cartons’ wider plan to invest in its management team in order to enable the company to achieve further growth via the acquisition of additional industry expertise and the generation of opportunities for company directors to focus on corporate strategy.
Said Fitzpatrick: “Glossop Cartons has an excellent reputation not only for creating innovative and sustainable packaging solutions, but also for its strong customer focused service, and I’m proud to be representing the company among its key clients.”
Added Sidebottom-Every: “Glossop Cartons is an ambitious business and is pleased to welcome Wayne on to its team. With his experience, skills and attributes, I have no doubt that, as I take up the strategic position of joint Managing Director, the role of Sales Director is in safe hands.”
Established in 1982, Glossop Cartons is a family firm that invests in the latest packaging technology, staff and systems and has achieved a large number of industry and regional business awards, recently achieving the title of 2018 Stockport Business Awards Business of the Year.
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