Parkside appoints new operations director

Packaging solutions provider Parkside has announced the appointment of Alan Morrisroe as UK operations director.

In his new position, Morrisroe will be responsible for improving health & safety, quality control and process efficiencies at the Normanton site in West Yorkshire.

Morrisroe will also be accountable for contributing to Parkside’s overall business growth strategy and will report directly to Parkside managing director Nick Smith.

Smith said: “With his considerable experience in manufacturing and process improvement, Alan will drive Parkside’s UK operations to the next stage of growth. His leadership in manufacturing excellence will help improve our operational output, both in efficiencies and performance, and further bolster our position in the industry as a speciality packaging provider.”

Morrisroe previously worked at Eaton Corporation, formerly Cooper Lighting & Safety, for seven years in various manufacturing roles. More recently as senior operations manager, he has overseen an extensive number of operations projects at Eaton.

Speaking about his new position, Morrisroe said: “I am thrilled to be back working within the packaging industry, having first started as a Print & Box Manufacturing apprentice at John Waddington in 1977. I am delighted to be joining Parkside at a very exciting time and to be part of developing the strategy and growth of the business going forward.”

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