Clondalkin Flexible Packaging has appointed Tom Kleinschmidt as its new sales director for confectionary packaging. He will be based at the company’s Rotterdam site in the Netherlands, and will be responsible for sales and product development of the organization’s extensive confectionery packaging portfolio.

Kleinschmidt has worked in the packaging industry for 16 years and brings a wealth of experience to the role.

“I am delighted to be joining Clondalkin Flexible Packaging,” he says. “(It is) a leading producer of innovative packaging solutions for brands throughout the world and manufactures an exceptional range of high-end confectionery materials.

“I am passionate about developing high-quality solutions that meet and exceed customers’ expectations. I understand that manufacturers today face many challenges, food safety is paramount and there are many important environmental and labeling regulations that must be adhered to.

"I look forward to applying my previous packaging and management experience in an exciting new arena, as well as being part of an expert confectionery tradition in my home town of Rotterdam, that dates back over 100 years.”

Roy McAdoo, COO for Clondalkin Flexible Packaging, comments: “We are delighted to welcome Tom to the business. He has excellent knowledge of all areas of packaging production and I feel certain he will be a big asset to the growth and development of our business."

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