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Paul Doody Takes On Global Marketing Director Role At Domino Printing Sciences
Domino is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Doody as Global Marketing Director at Domino Printing Sciences. The role will see Paul draw on his extensive experience as an entrepreneurial leader to define and drive effective marketing campaigns for the coding and marking company.
Paul began his career in project management at Unilever in 1990 after attaining a BEng with honours in Materials Technology at Coventry University (he would later also undertake and complete a PhD, as well as an MBA at the Henley Business School). Throughout his time at the consumer goods multinational he played an active role in the development of a series of European projects and was a keen advocate of innovation processes.
Paul’s subsequent move to Linx Printing Technologies in 1998 saw him accrue a number of key marketing responsibilities over the course of sixteen years, such as directing strategies for new product lines, conducting industry analyses for product development and implementing global launch plans. As the company’s Global Marketing Director, he was responsible for worldwide communications and product launches.
It is this wealth of experience and knowledge that Paul will bring to his new role at Domino, along with a healthy dose of enthusiasm and creative flair. “I’m delighted to be taking on the challenges and responsibilities that come with the position,” says Paul. “My aim is not solely to develop high quality marketing campaigns, but also motivate and empower our international marketing teams, allowing them to attain their true potential.”
Jette Andersen Appointed MD Of Premier Foods International Business Unit
Premier Foods appointment of Jette Andersen as Managing Director of the International Business Unit.
Jette will report directly to Gavin Darby, CEO, and will join the Executive Leadership Team, reflecting the increasing importance of international markets to Premier's growth strategy.
Jette has previously held a number of senior positions in the food and drink sector and has extensive experience in international markets built throughout the last 20 years. She joins from Orangina Schweppes International (OSI), a division of Suntory Food & Beverage Europe, where she held several senior management positions based in Copenhagen, Zurich and Amsterdam.
Most recently, Jette was General Manager North Europe, French Territories, Caribbean and North America leading the development of OSI's business in 40 markets. She also played a key role in the integration of Lucozade and Ribena into the international business following Suntory's acquisition of the brands in 2014.
Commenting on Jette's appointment, Gavin Darby, CEO of Premier Foods, said: "Growing our brands in key international markets such as North America and Australasia is a key part of our growth strategy. Over the last year we've been strengthening our international team, and I'm delighted that Jette has joined us at this critical time. Her experience will be invaluable as we seek to expand into new markets."
Jette's appointment follows the departure of Peter Ellis to take up a senior position elsewhere in the industry.
Parkside Investment Plans Buoyed By Appointment Of New UK Operations Director
Speciality packaging manufacturer, Parkside, has appointed a new UK operations director as the company continues to make significant investments in its sites in the U.K and Asia.
Alex Henderson is an experienced general manager and has worked in the print industry for more than 30 years, having previously been employed by Trinity Mirror Printing, News International Newspapers and Smurfit Newspress.
He said: “I am looking forward to helping the business achieve its commercial objectives. Parkside has a tremendous growth strategy in place and is launching some fantastic new products to customers. I am excited about the prospect of using my skills and experience to help deliver business improvements and further our adoption and development of industry best practice.”
Alex’s new role will see him manage the transfer of a printing press from the company’s UK site in Normanton, West Yorkshire, to Parkside’s Malaysian operations and the installation of a new press at the UK site in a few months’ time.
The UK manufacturing site is also undergoing a programme of renovation and refurbishment which Alex is responsible for overseeing.
Nick Smith, managing director of Parkside, said: “Alex is experienced in leading teams, developing strategies and implementing positive change to drive improvements in all key result areas. He joins Parkside at a pivotal time, when our UK and Asia sites are receiving significant investment to ensure that we continue to deliver innovation and high quality solutions to our customers around the world.
“The experience that Alex brings with him to Parkside means that I have every confidence in him being able to oversee our UK plans efficiently and successfully and he will be a great addition to the leadership team here.”