Medica Packaging appoints Jon Clark as Head of Procurement
Specialist folding carton and leaflet manufacturer Medica Packaging Ltd has appointed Jon Clark as Head of Procurement to reduce costs and to drive efficiencies across its business.
Jon has over 30 years’ experience within the packaging sector in a variety of procurement, commercial and operational roles. During his professional life Jon has worked under a variety of business ownership structures including private equity, multi-national groups, private business and FTSE 250 organisations in both the UK and Europe.
Prior to joining Medica, Jon worked for eight years as Divisional Purchasing and Special Projects Director of Contego Healthcare and when Contego Healthcare was acquired by Essentra Packaging, Jon became Procurement Director of the enlarged Division. In all of his procurement roles Jon has identified and then delivered significant cost savings for the business.
In his pan-business role at Medica, Jon is identifying where cost and performance efficiencies can be improved, from waste management through to supporting Medica’s capital expenditure plans.
Speaking about his appointment Jon said, “ I have worked in Healthcare Packaging for many years and when Medica became an independent business I was delighted to be able to join the team and offer my experience to help the management streamline the business and to assist Medica in achieving its full potential in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector.”
Medica’s CEO John Bath said, “Jon is a valuable addition to our team. Medica Packaging now has a clear focus on the provision of high quality packaging to the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors, where Jon has considerable experience. In the short time Jon has been with us, he has already used his business relationships and purchasing expertise to deliver efficiencies across the business. We look forward to Jon playing an important role in assisting Medica’s continued growth over the coming years.”