Following on from the news that Paul French, PaperlinX Director UK & Ireland is to leave the company at the end of September to join Metamark, the specialist sign and digital materials manufacturing business as CEO, PaperlinX has announced two new appointments.
PaperlinX Procurement Director, Grice Grice (pictured above), who has 30-years industry experience and has worked for the company for 24 years, has been appointed to the role of Head of Commercial Print for PaperCo, Howard Smith and Robert Horne Group. Ian Hunt, who has extensive experience in leading sales operations and has previously worked for organisations including Thomas Cook, American Express and RAC, will take up the position of Commercial Director. Both are charged with developing and growing the Group’s business and services provided through all three OpCos - PaperCo, Howard Smith Paper and Robert Horne.
At the same time, PaperlinX has also announced that Adrian Dennis, Divisional Director Sign & Display and Mike Thomsett, Divisional Director, PaperlinX Procurement Solutions Division and Brightstream, will join the UK Leadership Team.
Commenting on these moves, Dave Allen, PaperlinX Executive Vice President said: “Commercial Print is our core business, we are the market leaders; the Strategic Review is now complete and our focus is firmly on growth. These new appointments further signal the Group's intention to cement its market leading position in the commercial print business, where our aim is to provide customers with an unparalleled portfolio of products and services. Chris and Ian have a clear brief to define and deliver a sales strategy and process that will further improve the division’s customer-centricity, performance and profitability, whist thetwo new additions to the UK leadership Team signify our commitment to diversified business areas that also include packaging." For further information visit: www.paperlinxeu.co.uk