Meet the Team
Group Managing Director
Joined Go-Pak in 2019 after 10+ years in the packaging industry.
- 2016-19: Managing Director UK, Nordics and South Africa for Sun Chemical, supplying packaging sectors in these regions.
- 2007-16: Managing Director DS Smith Cartons and subsequently Managing Director of DS Smith’s UK Heavy Packaging Division.
- Ex-Army Major; MBA qualified.
Joined the company when it was founded in 2009. Claire manages Go-Pak’s global supply chain and UK operations.
Previously Claire worked for Agility working in freight forwarding.
Sales and Marketing Director
Joined Go-Pak in 2012 having previously worked in the property industry.
Key player in driving Go-Pak’s growth strategy and winning some key strategic customers and brands.
Mob: +44(0) 7852 877182
Senior National Account Manager (UK Sales Manager)
Joined Go-Pak in 2018. Michael has been in the packaging industry for over 20 years. He worked for Huhtamaki for 19 years and before that Tetra Pak so brings a wealth of experience in the food service packaging sector.
Michael has been key in bringing strength to National accounts in the UK and supporting the UK regional sales team in driving growth.
Mob: +44(0) 7522 358863
Senior Business Development Manager – Vending
Joined Go-Pak in January 2021. Ray previously worked at Huhtamaki for 18 years and before that Autobar for 14 years. He also sits on the AVA Environmental committee and the Vending 21 Club Committee and will continue these roles as part of Go-Pak.
Ray brings extensive experience and understanding of the paper vending cup market and will manage Go-Pak’s initiatives to further strengthen our position in this market.
Mob: +44(0) 7754 854114
European Sales Manager
Louise worked for Go-Pak as a regional account manager for 2 years 2014-16, joined Coveris as a National Account manager and then moved back to Go-Pak in 2018 as a European Sales Manager.
Louise has helped develop and drive sales in Ireland and mainland Europe and has played a key role in supporting other areas of international growth.
Mob: +44(0) 7718 108045
Regional Sales Manager (Southern UK)
Sam joined Go-Pak in 2015 as a sales support administrator and has grown with the company taking an external sales role in 2019.
Sam has built some very strong relationships with all customers across the UK business and that has gone a long way in taking his enthusiasm to the customer’s doorstep. Sam’s great product knowledge and customer support has really contributed to Go-Pak’s high customer retention rates.
Mob: +44(0) 7908 014546
Regional Sales Manager (North UK)
Faye recently joined Go-Pak in December 2019 from I Grunwerg Ltd who sell catering equipment into the retail and foodservice channels. Prior to this Faye worked for Bidfood as a Business Development Manager within the food service sector.
In a very short period of time Faye has delivered some great results for Go-Pak through her knowledge, experience and professionalism.
Mob: +44(0) 7702 160281
SALES SUPPORT AND SALES ORDER PROCESSING
Sales Support / Office Manager
Brittany joined Go-Pak in 2014 as a sales order processor. Brittany has progressed through the company and now supports the external sales team by way of sales support and manages the internal sales support function.
Brittany’s attention to detail coupled with excellent product and customer knowledge ensure very high levels of customer sales support are maintained.
DDI: +44(0) 1454 285407
Office No. +44(0) 1454 285400 • Ext: 306
Sales Support, European Sales Order Processor and Samples
DDI: +44(0) 01454 285405
Office No: +44(0) 1454 285400 • Ext: 311
DDI: +44(0) 01454 285406
Office No: +44(0) 1454 285400 • Ext: 305
Southern UK Sales Order Processor
DDI: +44(0) 1454 285411
Office No: +44(0) 1454 285400 • Ext: 310
North UK Sales Order Processor
DDI: +44(0) 1454 285408
Office No: +44(0) 1454 285400 • Ext: 307
Group Financial Controller
Kai joined Go-Pak in 2017 and is responsible for the finance function.
25 years’ experience in finance roles, including packaging business Sharpak (part of the Guillun packaging Group).
FCMA qualified (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants).
MARKETING AND GRAPHIC DESIGN
Graphic Designer and Marketing Executive
Lee joined Go-Pak in 2017 as a graphics designer and has progressed into a marketing support role.
Lee’s experience in graphic design and meticulous attention to detail has been crucial in Go-Pak developing and delivering creative and technical design solutions. Lee is supported by 2 graphic designers based in Vietnam.
Lee also oversees the content management of the website, brochures and marketing material for campaigns.
Operations Director – Go-Pak Vietnam
Morten joined Go-Pak in 2013 and has been key in establishing Go-Pak Vietnam, the first Go-Pak factory in Vietnam specialising in manufacturing injection moulded products.
- 20+ years working experience on outsourcing projects in Asia.
Operations Director – Go-Pak Paper Products Vietnam
Karl joined Go-Pak in 2020 and is responsible for the Go-Pak Paper Products facility in Vietnam.
- 30 years’ experience in factory operations management in UK, Far East and Middle East specialising in solid board conversion and print excellence businesses for the packaging industry.
- Cranfield University Fellow of Manufacturing Management.