Martin has been a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants since 1997 having qualified in 1992. His experience at a senior financial level spans some 25 years with 9 years in running a large European Business.
Martin has an extensive successful track record in business growth, restructuring, acquisitions, insolvency and mergers.
As Managing Director of Plastipak Europe (€1Bn TO) having been appointed to this role in July 2015 by Plastipak when it acquired the European Division ‘APPE’ PET Packaging business out of the La Seda de Barcelona insolvency situation. Martin’s financial background was instrumental in taking him to the top role in the division, fostering highly effective relationships with key customers and stakeholders.
Martin has a hands on approach and in-depth understanding of business functions and the drivers to improve profitability; areas such as commercial pricing to add value, effective financial cash & cost management, manufacturing automation, targeted procurement, JIT supply chain management, efficient and focused IT systems; supported with a focus on leadership development and coaching.
Martin is a keen runner and regularly leads his age group in local races.