With over 180 employees across two locations in the UK and Malaysia, the leadership team has been selected to deliver excellence in packaging design, development and supply:
Robert is an experienced Director who has worked in flexible packaging for over 21 years. He has worked in various roles ranging from Logistics and Purchasing to Operations Management.
Robert joined Parkside in 1996, was made a non-Executive Member of the Board in 2008 and promoted to Operations Director in 2013. From January 2016, he spent 3 years away from the packaging industry working as a General Manager for Genius Foods at their Scunthorpe and Hull sites and in June 2017 was appointed Managing Director of Stainless Plating Ltd, a surface treatment company in Sheffield. Robert returned to Parkside as Managing Director in January 2019.
Previous employment history includes Lex Transfleet, a multi-national logistics company in contract hire and working as a shift manager in the metal finishing industry for Bradford Plating, part of the Ellison Circlips Group.
Paula joined Parkside in 1997 as a Credit Controller. Following a business restructure, she quickly moved into her first sales role as an Account Executive and her career has subsequently progressed through roles including Customer Service Manager, Tobacco Account Manager, Sales and Marketing Manager – Tobacco, Head of Sales and more recently she was promoted to Parkside’s Sales Director.
Paula now assumes responsibility for the management and leadership of the external sales team in the U.K, and global tobacco business sales, Paula also handles Parkside’s marketing activity.
Vicki is an experienced senior financial manager who has worked with major blue chip clients for more than 20 years.
She joined Parkside in 2015 from Simon Jersey where she held the position of financial director and prior to that, she spent 12 years with printing group Bezier in a variety of financial roles.
As financial director at Parkside, Vicki is a key member of the team responsible for ensuring Parkside continues to grow in its core markets in Europe and Asia. Combining her financial skills and knowledge of the manufacturing sector, Vicki is focused on delivering excellence to Parkside customers in line with the company’s mission and values, whilst meeting its commercial objectives.
Steve has a BSc (Hons) from the Open University and has over 20 years’ experience in senior management positions; ten of which were in a variety of print and packaging companies. Steve joined Parkside as Operations Director in May 2007 after serving five years in Alcan Inc. in the capacity of Managing Director.
Steve moved to NPD Director in the UK and was responsible for the delivery of all new product developments within the group and ensuring Parkside was at the leading edge of product and technological innovation. Latterly he has moved to Parkside Asia where he leads the team across operations and sales in a wide range of market sectors as Director/General Manager.
Parkside has offices around the world including the UK, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.