FMN | December 24th, 2018

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Apex Pete Schwab and Kevin Glendon have been added to the Apex North America technical sales team. Schwab is the Technical Sales Representative for the North Midwest of the United States. Glendon is also a new Technical Sales Representa- tive for the Midwest, servicing Apex customers in In- diana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio. Schwab and Glendon join another new team mem- ber, Gustavo Soto, Direct Technical Sales Representa- tive for Mexico. Atlas Barrie Homewood’s current role of Sales & Marketing Director for Titan products has been expanded to in- clude the Atlas product range. Con- tinued development of the Upgrades and retrofit business will also be within Homewood’s remit. Home- wood joined the company in 2004 as a Sales Manager and has been Director of Titan sales since 2007, joining the board in 2018. Barry Homewood

UPM Raflatac Tim Kirchen has been appointed

Senior Vice Presi- dent, Americas Re- gion, and Timo Kekki has been named Vice Presi- dent, Films SBU for UPM Raflatac. Both repor t to Antti Jääskeläinen, Executive Vice Presi- dent, UPM Raflatac. Tim Kirchen

Timo Kekki

Mercian Labels Mercian Labels has appointed a new non-executive chairman, Martin Dallas, following the planned retire- ment of the current chairman, Dennis Marrison. Marrison has served on the Board since 2008 follow- ing a career building brands in manufacturing, includ- ing Hamilton Acorn. He will be succeeded by Martin Dallas, previously CEO of Advanced Coated Products. Dallas has extensive and broad packaging experi- ence, having worked in a variety of senior roles at Cad- bury Schweppes, followed by seven years with Amcor, first as commercial director and later leading the trans- formation of the fresh food market categories.

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