Gareth Jenkins

Chief Executive Officer


Date appointed

  • 11 September 2017
  • Key strengths

  • Extensive strategy, commercial, M&A and operational experience, UK and in Europe
  • Retail, FMCG and industrial markets
  • An extensive track record of delivering industry leading levels of return in manufacturing and paper based operations
  • Significant experience in business turnaround
  • Extensive senior leadership experience of business turnaround and delivering industry leading levels of return in cyclical paper businesses
  • Personally led over 10 business turnarounds with a history of success over 20 years
  • Delivered multi million pound EBITDA improvement in the last six years
  • Previous experience

  • DS Smith plc – 24 years most recently
  • Managing Director UK & Ireland packaging division