KM Packaging appoints new MD after switching to employee ownership model

Frances Busby

FLEXIBLE packaging and lidding films specialist KM Packaging has confirmed the appointment of Frances Busby as managing director.

Frances took up her position in July. The move follows KM’s announcement in April that it had become an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT).

KM revealed that the current directors, Charles Smithson and Graham Holding, remain with the business and will work alongside Frances in delivering the company’s growth strategy.

Former MD Charles Smithson said, “Frances and KM have shared values of trust, ownership, passion, and innovation. And during her very successful career, Frances has accumulated immense experience in highly customer-focused businesses.”

Frances Busby added, “I am impressed with everyone I have met in the company and I’m very excited to be given the opportunity to lead the KM team into the future.”