Doug Aldred appointed President of Flint Group Packaging & Narrow Web division
(Luxembourg – 29th September, 2011) Flint Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Doug Aldred as President of the Packaging & Narrow Web – Europe and North America with immediate effect.
In addition to his new role, Doug will also assume responsibility for the global Packaging and Narrow Web strategy and will report directly to Antoine Fady, Chief Executive Officer.
Doug 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 as 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 Doug became responsible for all sales and business development in Packaging and Narrow Web EMEA.
Commenting on the recent appointment Antoine Fady, Chief Executive Officer, said “I am delighted with the appointment of Doug to President of the Packaging & 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"
Flint Group’s global Packaging and Narrow Web division offers a wide range of inks and coatings used for packaging and label printing, including conventional and UV curing flexo inks and gravure inks for wide web packaging and conventional printing - as well as UV curing narrow web inks for flexographic, lithographic, letterpress and screen printing.