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Managing Director

About the role

We are looking to appoint a proven leader as Managing Director of Boxshop in East Kilbride and Boxes & Packaging (Dumbarton). This is a long established and well-invested business in the design, manufacture and supply of corrugated boxes, with a turnover in excess of £22M and approximately 150 employees.

In 2016, Boxshop was bought by Boxes & Packaging (UK) Ltd., part of Logson Group, a UK-based group of corrugated packaging companies.  Collectively the Group employs over 1000 people and turns over £200m annually.

The business has an established and broad mix of customers in all sectors including Electronics and Food & Drink. The Managing Director will play an important role in maintaining its excellent reputation for quality and service.

We are looking for a Managing Director who can lead the business into its next phase of growth.  The MD will complement an established and focussed leadership team running the day-to-day business.

Candidates will ideally have had successful experience in a fast-paced, multi-functional manufacturing environment with a diverse and demanding customer base.

The principal areas of focus for the MD will be:

Leadership – high level of people and relationship management skills inside and outside the organisation

Financial – sound experience of managing a P&L

Strategic – business planning and strategy development

Commercial – customer focus and profit optimisation

Group – work within the Group structure and report to Group Board

This is a very attractive opportunity to join an excellent business which has aspirations for further growth and development.  The MD will have autonomy and scope to deliver strategic change to benefit the business.

To apply, please send your CV to Ailsa Sutherland, Director at FWB Park Brown at or call her on 0131 539 7087 for a further discussion.