Parksons Packaging, a leading group of folding carton companies headquartered in India, has appointed Ian Peterkin as Vice President European Sales. He will be responsible for establishing a strong export supply chain and growing sales into the European market across Parksons’ wide range of packaging capabilities.
Peterkin has a wealth of experience in value-added packaging along with global experience and customer insight of the FMCG markets. He was previously working as Senior Vice President of Sales at Multi Packaging Solutions (part of the WestRock packaging group). Preceding that he worked in the US with Shorewood Packaging & International Paper.
Throughout his career, Peterkin has worked with large multinational customers providing global innovative packaging solutions to launch, grow market share, reduce total cost and enhance the sustainability of their product range. He holds a degree in Business Management and an MBA from Henley Management College, and is based in the UK.
Siddharth Kejriwal, CEO Parksons Packaging, said: “I am extremely delighted to have Ian head our European Business. With his years of experience in handling global relationships and customers, he brings a wealth of knowledge. He will be a great asset to our organisation and I wish him all the success in his new role.”
Malcolm Farnan, EVP Global Marketing, said: “I am personally delighted that Ian is joining Parksons Packaging’s European business team. Having known and worked with Ian for several years, I am certain he will be extremely successful in helping us build our international business. Welcome aboard!”