Macfarlane Packaging strengthens leadership team with senior appointment

David Mansfield

MACFARLANE Group PLC has announced the appointment of David Mansfield to its newly created leadership role of MD – Macfarlane Packaging Distribution.

The firm said that David, who is set to join later this month, will bring ‘broad’ protective packaging industry experience both from a manufacturer and distributor perspective.

He worked at Sealed Air for 19 years in a variety of sales and executive leadership roles and, most recently, has been part of the Bunzl UK Ltd senior team as its MD of lightning packaging supplies.

David will report directly to Macfarlane Group CEO, Peter Atkinson, and will have responsibility for the central sales, marketing, operations, and purchasing functions of Macfarlane Packaging.

Peter Atkinson, Macfarlane Group CEO, said, “A strong leadership team is a key part of our strategy and I am confident that David’s extensive experience, knowledge and proven ability to lead successful teams will make him an excellent addition to Macfarlane Packaging. We look forward to him joining us this month and wish him every success in this new role.”

David Mansfield added, “Macfarlane Packaging is the industry leader in protective packaging distribution and I’m proud to be taking on this role. I relish the opportunity to help the business to develop and grow.”