22 June 2018
Mpac Group plc
("Mpac" or the "Company")
The Board of Mpac, the global packaging solutions group, announces the appointment to the Board of Will Wilkins, who succeeds Jim Haughey as Group Finance Director with immediate effect.
Will, a chartered certified accountant, has spent the last six years with Mpac in a variety of positions including as Group Financial Controller for four years from 2012 until 2016. Since then, Will has undertaken a senior project director role and, for the last 12 months, has been Group Operations Director, playing a key role as part of the Group's executive leadership team with his responsibilities including the implementation and execution of Mpac's operational strategy. Prior to joining Mpac, Will held senior financial positions at BSH Home Appliances and began his career at Grant Thornton in 1992.
Will's appointment will provide additional skills and experience to the executive leadership of the business as it continues to progress delivery of the Company's strategic objectives.
Jim Haughey steps down from the Board with immediate effect. To allow for an orderly handover of his responsibilities, he will leave the Company on 31 August 2018.
Andrew Kitchingman, Chairman of Mpac, commented:
''It is a great pleasure to appoint Will to the Board of Mpac. His extensive financial and relevant experience at a senior level within our business will be extremely valuable as Mpac looks to execute its long term growth strategy.
''I would also like to thank Jim Haughey and we wish him all the very best for the future.''
For further information, please contact:
Mpac Group plc
Tony Steels, Chief Executive
Tel: +44(0)24 7642 1100
Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited (NOMAD)
Andrew Potts, Peter Steel - Corporate Finance
James Stearns - Corporate Broking
Tel: +44(0)20 7886 2500
Tel: +44(0)20 7796 4133
William (Will) Christopher Wilkins, age 45, is currently a director of Langenpac BV and Langen PTE Ltd. Save as set out in this announcement, there are no further matters to be disclosed under Rule 17 or paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules for Companies in respect of Mr Wilkins.
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