Pre-cut lid and shrink sleeve manufacturer Chadwicks of Bury (part of the Clondalkin Group), has appointed John Harrison as technical sales manager for Australia and New Zealand to support its strategic growth plans.
Harrison will be responsible for managing Chadwicks’ current business, as well as growing its customer base in Australia and New Zealand.
Commenting on his new role Harrison said: “Chadwicks is renowned within the industry for its innovation and technical expertise. The business already has a strong commercial presence in Australia and New Zealand, and I am looking forward to supporting the company’s growth strategy and expanding the Chadwicks brand.”
Harrison brings with him 30 years of experience in the flexible packaging industry including roles at Courtaulds, Huhtamaki and Amcor.
Alastair Bearman, sales and marketing director added: “Australia and New Zealand have always been important markets for Chadwicks and offer good growth potential. It is important for us to develop strong relationships with our customers to ensure that we continue to offer added value, so having the right calibre of personnel on the ground is essential. We are delighted to have attracted someone of John’s skill-set and experience to the team.”
Born in Peru, South America Harrison moved to Scotland in his early teens, completing his secondary and further education in Edinburgh. His career has taken him to England, Australia and New Zealand. Auckland has been John’s home for the past 25 years.
Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury is a supplier of flexible packaging solutions in the food, dairy, beverage, personal care and household sectors. With over 70 years’ experience, it has developed a reputation for leading the way in the manufacture of pre-cut lid and shrink sleeve packaging solutions.