New Md To Lead Payne's Growth Strategy

(PresseBox) ( Nottingham, )
Payne has appointed Martin Dallas as Managing Director, Packaging Solutions.

Dallas joins Payne from Amcor Flexible Packaging, where he was Sales and Marketing Director serving a variety of fresh food categories, and will be based at Payne’s headquarters in Nottingham. Prior to Amcor, he held a number of progressively senior sales, marketing and business development roles within Cadbury Schweppes’ confectionery business.

Payne is acknowledged as the leading manufacturer and supplier of tear tape, and more recently the company has expanded its offering to include the provision of labels, closures and seals. Dallas will lead the company’s ongoing growth programme, positioning the business as a supplier of total packaging solutions that combine the functional advantages of easy opening and closing with added value benefits including brand protection, promotion and consumer information.

The Payne business currently comprises operations in six countries serving a global customer base, supported by an in-house design studio, research and development facilities and state-of-the-art printing equipment. Customers include leading companies in the food, drink, tobacco, health & beauty care and pharmaceutical markets.

The company is part of the Coated & Security Products division of Filtrona plc, a leading international supplier of speciality plastic, fibre and foam products, and Dallas will report to Divisional Managing Director Tony Edwards. …/

“Martin has considerable relevant experience of leading sales, marketing and innovation in both business-to-business and business-to-consumer environments,” comments Edwards. “These skills will be ideal in leading the Payne business on its next stage of growth delivering a truly integrated solution to meet customers’ packaging requirements.”

Commenting on his appointment Dallas said ‘I am looking forward immensely to driving the growth of the Payne business and developing our broader product offer. Payne has an excellent reputation within the industry and I look forwards to making it even more relevant as we seek to deliver greater value to both our existing and new customers ‘


Filtrona plc (“Filtrona”) is a FTSE 250 company and a leading international supplier of speciality plastic, fibre and foam products with four principal operating divisions: Protection & Finishing Products, Porous Technologies, Coated & Security Products, and Filter Products. Filtrona focuses on the light manufacture and distribution of high volume, essential components which serve customers in a wide variety of end-markets and geographies.

Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Filtrona’s global network extends to 29 countries and includes c. 4,100 employees, 34 principal manufacturing facilities, 63 sales & distribution operations and 5 research & development centres.
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