Flint Group announced the appointment of Doug Aldred as president of the Packaging and Narrow Web – Europe and North America with immediate effect.
In addition to his new role, Mr. Aldred will also assume responsibility for the global Packaging and Narrow Web strategy and will report directly to Antoine Fady, chief executive officer.
Mr. Aldred joined Flint Ink in 1994 (one of the group of companies that merged to form Flint Group) as a manufacturing manager within Canada, and in 1998, was appointed general manager, sheetfed Europe. With Flint-Schmidt, he became global VP for the Sheetfed division, and in 2005, was appointed as VP for Packaging EMEA. In 2009, Mr. Aldred became responsible for all sales and business development in Packaging and Narrow Web EMEA.
Commenting on the recent appointment, Mr. Fady said, “I am delighted with the appointment of Doug to president of the Packaging and Narrow Web – Europe and North America. This is another example of a key appointment being made from within the Flint Group business – which is always pleasing to see. Doug has played a key role in growing the European business in his position as VP for Packaging EMEA and was instrumental in the successful acquisitions of Torda and in Russia. Under Doug’s leadership, we have also established an important joint venture in Turkey and an international key account strategy."