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BoxWay Packaging Group, the innovative, customer-focussed, design-led corrugated cardboard packaging business, is delighted to announce the appointment of Bryan Crennell to the newly created position of Group Managing Director.

With more than thirty years’ senior management experience, Bryan Crennell is a highly experienced sales and marketing professional and an ambitious managing director who has carved out a successful national and international career in both large and SME organisations, most recently in the print and packaging industry with Elanders and Harrison Packaging.

Bryan Crennell, who joins BoxWay Packaging Group today, comments: “I am absolutely thrilled to be joining BoxWay Packaging Group at this tremendously exciting period in the company’s development. I am very much looking forward to leading, supporting and driving the business in this next phase following further very recent and wise investment to improve production capabilities at both the Peterlee and Exeter sites. With a talented and highly experienced work force across key areas of the business alongside some exceptionally loyal customers, we are extremely well-placed to grow significantly and sustainably over the coming years.”

Andrew Woollard, CEO, comments: “Bryan is joining BoxWay Packaging Group at a significant stage in the company’s growth, and I am thrilled to welcome him on board. Bryan will be central to driving the next phase of the Group’s development, following our significant investment programme. With full responsibility for the leadership and development of BoxWay Packaging Group’s UK businesses, now well into their third year of evolution, Bryan will play a pivotal role in the company’s ambitious goals of driving profitable sales growth.

Mr. Woollard continues: This investment programme, since its commencement in 2021, has seen the comprehensive development of our infrastructure, including Finance, IT, HR and Design, the widening of the company’s capability and increasing its capacity. We have developed of a new supplier network, enhanced our customer relationships and increased our portfolio of high-quality, design-led products and services for businesses across the UK. Bryan brings a wealth of experience in supplying the food, beverage, household & healthcare markets and has a strong skill set with an excellent reputation for leadership. I am very much looking forward to working with Bryan to achieve the challenging goals we have set.”

Together with Nick Forrest, Group Finance Director, Bryan will form a new Board of Directors with Andrew Woollard, CEO, which will lead BoxWay Packaging Group through the next exciting phase of its development.

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