Leading paper supplier, PG Paper Company, has announced the appointment of a brand-new Director of Business Development.
Simon Levy has been appointed to the newly created role, marking a significant step in PG Paper’s continued growth, as it responds to increasing demands for sustainable paper-based packaging solutions and continuing paper stock supply across local and global markets.
Simon brings with him a wealth of senior management experience, having spent 20 years in the paper and packaging industry, including five years with international packaging company DS Smith.
In his new role at PG Paper Company, Simon will work across both procurement and sales with a key focus on developing paper mill and client relationships within the UK.
Simon commented: “There are so many changes within the industry at the moment, it’s an exciting and challenging time to join the team at PG Paper. The organisation has a well-deserved reputation for innovation within the industry, it goes without saying that I look forward to working with the team.”
Puneet Gupta, CEO of Greenock-based PG Paper Company, said: “We are delighted to welcome Simon to the PG Paper team. Our industry is undergoing major changes at the moment, presenting several significant challenges as well as fantastic opportunities.
“We have worked hard to position PG Paper to take advantage of these opportunities and are well placed to make the most of the changing landscape, meaning it was vital to have someone experienced this role, which is new to the business. Simon’s industry knowledge is second to none and I am confident his contribution to the commercial side of the business will be invaluable.”