Macfarlane makes new senior appointment

Roger Lawty

ROGER Lawty has been appointed group regional director for the north of England, Scotland and Ireland at Macfarlane Packaging, succeeding David Machin who retired last year.

Roger has over 22 years’ experience in the packaging sector and joined Macfarlane in 2008 following the acquisition of Online Packaging.

Group chief executive Peter Atkinson said, “It’s a great start to 2020 to announce Roger’s appointment as our new regional director. Macfarlane Packaging has exciting growth plans across the UK and this is the right time to add to our leadership. Roger has great depth and breadth of experience which will ensure our business in the north continues to progress.”

Roger Lawty added, “I am looking forward to taking on this regional role and contributing to the Macfarlane Packaging leadership team. There is a lot of growth potential in the northern area for our business and it is a great opportunity for me to play my part in developing this.”