DS Smith, the FTSE100 sustainable packing agency, has appointed Andy Berrisford as its new UK managing director for recycling. Berrisford Shall be Responsible for The agency’s recycling operations Inside The united kingdom, serving to clients To Scale again waste and enhance recycling costs.
Berrisford joins DS Smith after 13 worthwhile years with worldbroad packaging agency Amcor. Initially becoming a member of Amcor in 2007 as finance director for the Amcor Flexibles website in Winterbourne (UK), he then moved into broadspread administration positions from 2010 earlier than turning into enterprise excellence director of snacks and confectionery for the EMEA area. Earlier to Amcor, Berrisford labored for bottling agency Gerber EMIG, now An factor of Refresco, and multi-nationbroad expert providers community EY.
Based mostly at DS Smith’s recycling head office in Caerphilly, Berrisford will convey his broad-ranging expertise and expertise to The agency’s recycling and waste administration providers, supporting its account administration teams And dealing with clients To assist them waste much less and recycle extra.
Commenting on his new position, Berrisford said: ‘I’m delighted To hitch DS Smith as UK managing director for recycling as I’ve adopted and admired The agency’s work over a quantity of years. Having earlier thanhand labored Inside the packaging market, I understand the significance of reducing the environmental influence of packaging and have expertised the swift acceleration of e-commerce worldbroadly all by way of the Covid pandemic. Through turning into Half of DS Smith’s recycling division, I’ll get to work intently with our clients and be On the very coronary heart of the round financial system and our closed loop offering.’
Rogier Gerritsen, managing director, DS Smith recycling division, said: ‘I am excited to have Andy onboard at such An important time. Our clients are dealing with new recycling challenges Launched on by modifications in shopper buying habits and attitudes in the direction of sustainable packaging As a Outcome of of Covid. Andy will actually assist us Think about enhancing assortment infrastructures So as that We will recycle extra by amassing The very Highest extreme quality supplies.’