The appointment comes at a key time for Antalis Packaging in view of the ambitious growth plans the company has for its packaging business. John Garner, head of innovation and design at Antalis Packaging said: “With his extensive sales experience and understanding of the packaging market, Ian is an invaluable addition to the Purchasing team, which is continually exploring and opening new markets. Antalis Packaging’s extensive range of packaging materials and machinery offers options to customers to improve the efficiency and sustainability of their packaging operations through reliability of supply and new product innovations.”
Asked about the move into product management, Mr Whitcombe commented: “After more than 20 years in sales, I wanted to share the knowledge I have accumulated, and this is a perfect fit with my new role. Antalis has ambitious plans for the next five years, for example its e-commerce range of packaging is growing all the time, and I am excited to be part of a team that is providing innovative packaging solutions to meet the challenges facing the packaging industry today.”
“Antalis Packaging is supporting customers across the UK, we can work with anyone who wants help with packing, protecting, storing, dispatching or transporting goods,” added Mr Whitcombe.