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All change at LINPAC Packaging with new appointments

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LINPAC Packaging has appointed Joanna Stephenson as Vice President of Marketing and Innovation.

She joins the company following the promotion of Adam Barnett who becomes Vice President of Sales.

Joanna will co-ordinate marketing activities across Europe for the division’s different product sectors and lead on innovation to ensure the company is producing packaging solutions tailored to customer needs.

She has a wealth of experience of working in global markets, joining LINPAC Packaging from Sun Chemical where she was Packaging European Marketing Director for 4 years.  Prior to that she was a consultant at rogenSi which specialises in helping companies drive up staff performance and productivity and was European Product Director at the Dow Chemical Company.

Joanna said: “I am really looking forward to the new role at LINPAC.  The packaging industry is certainly facing some interesting times ahead and ensuring we are delivering high quality innovative products, whilst managing the ever-increasing environmental concerns of customers and consumers, is vital to ensure LINPAC Packaging remains competitive and at the forefront of innovation.”

Adam Barnett has been appointed as Vice President of sales after three years as Vice President of Marketing and Innovation.

He has worked at LINPAC Packaging for 13 years, joining in 1998 as a Key Account Manager. 

His new role will see him taking responsibility for managing LINPAC Packaging’s strategic relationships and partnerships with customers across Europe.

Adam said: “This is an exciting role within LINPAC Packaging as we enter a demanding economic climate when our customers will be looking for world class packaging solutions. We aim to ensure that, as a customer-facing organisation, our clients engage with LINPAC Packaging as a genuine strategic partner delivering real business benefits.”

David Meldram, Managing Director of LINPAC Packaging, said: “I look forward to working with Joanna.  Her marketing expertise will be a huge asset to our company.

“Adam’s new role comes in recognition of his ability and skills to lead LINPAC’s food packaging business through further growth as we continue to focus on delivering innovative products and services to our customers.”

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