SEALPAC UK welcomes new sales manager
Packaging machinery specialist, SEALPAC UK, has appointed Tom Hughes as sales manager for the Midlands and southern England.
An accredited master butcher by trade, Hughes joins the company with a wealth of experience in manufacturing and business operations. This includes rising up the ranks at 2 Sisters Food Group over the course of eight years, before working as boning hall manager at meat manufacturer Kepak Group.
In his new role, as SEALPAC UK sales manager south, Hughes will be responsible for building and nurturing customer relationships. He will be providing food manufacturers with tailored support that enables them to reap the benefits of SEALPAC UK’s world-class processing and packaging solutions.
Commenting on the appointment, Kevin Witheford, managing director at SEALPAC UK, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Tom to the team. He’s experienced, enthusiastic and has a great understanding for the market and the challenges our customers, and the industry, currently face.
“It’s an exciting time to be joining us, as we continue to expand our range of solutions, with a commitment to always bring the latest innovations and methods of best practice to our customer base.”
Tom Hughes commented: “I’ve worked within the food and manufacturing industries all my life, and I’m very much looking forward to the new challenge.
“SEALPAC UK has a great reputation and is a very forward-thinking company. Being a Cornwall lad born and bred, I’m passionate about the environment, so seeing the company’s commitment to sustainability, and innovations such as FlatSkin, was very important to me. I’m looking forward to building relationships with clients and to supporting them to achieve their ambitions.”
SEALPAC UK, which has its head office in Poole, works with manufacturers based across the UK, providing flexible and reliable packaging machinery. The company is committed to helping reduce unnecessary packaging within the industry. This has resulted in innovations, such as the award-winning FlatSkin®, which uses 75% less plastic and is completely recyclable.