Duo join API management team

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George Donaldson

API has strengthened its management team with the appointment of industry experienced lean management professional, George Donaldson at Livingston and printing and packaging professional, Katarzyna Kozinska in Poland.

Donaldson takes on the role of Head of Business Improvement, based at the API Foils site in Livingston. In his new position, he will be responsible for facilitating and deploying continuous improvement, reliability engineering and change management across API Foils Europe.

Kozinska is now Country Manager – Poland and is based at the API Foils site in Warsaw. In her new position, she will have full business responsibility for API Foils in Poland leading a team of 10 in sales and production including Sales Manager Marcin Gąsiorowski who will report directly to Kozinska.

Previously Donaldson led the Newsprinters Eurocentral Scotland Team to being the first Shingo Prize winners in the United Kingdom and the first Newspaper Manufacturer in the World. Whilst Kozinska has worked in various sales and management roles across the printing, graphic arts and packaging industry, including as Area Sales Manager CEE at Avery Dennison.

“We are thrilled to welcome both George and Katarzyna as part of the API Foils team,” said Chief Commercial Officer & API Foils Managing Director, Will Oldham. “Their respective industry and business experience will be invaluable as we build and develop API Foils packaging and brand enhancement solutions across Europe.”