Jonathan Clark and Matt Swift Join Elanders UKNORTH Tyneside print, packaging and supply chain business Elanders UK has expanded its presence in the North East with the recruitment of two experienced print and packaging experts, Matt Swift and Jonathan Clark.


Matt joins Elanders as business development manager bringing with him over 25 years’ experience in packaging creation and innovation. His role will include working with both existing and new customers to identify packaging opportunities for Elanders UK. Matt’s role is a new position that has been created to help the business become better known for its packaging offering at the North Tyneside headquarters and raise awareness of Elanders specialist packaging printing facilities in Cumbernauld, Glasgow.


This new role will allow Elanders to communicate packaging and digital packaging to customers with his expert knowledge of the industry, while Jonathan’s experience will allow Elanders to continue to support the day to day management of complex accounts.


Jonathan joined Elanders at the start of the New Year within the account executive team, specifically supporting the company’s key accounts. He joins with expert knowledge of print planning and forecasting and will help create efficiencies in this area.


Elanders UK’s managing director, Kevin Rogers, said of the appointments: “Both appointments come at an ideal time for Elanders which is currently expanding after a strong 2014, specifically in packaging and digital print. Both Matt and Jonathan bring expert industry knowledge and will enable us to extend the breadth of services we are able to offer our clients while ensuring we maintain our excellent customer service delivery reputation.”


Elanders UK recently announced 2014 as its strongest year ever, reaching a record turnover of over £20 million.


Kevin added: “Our approach to business is to act as a strategic partner for customers; helping optimise and develop the processes critical to their businesses through our core areas of supply chain, print and packaging and e-commerce. 2014 was a record year for Elanders UK and by expanding our already excellent team to explore further avenues of growth, we are starting this year as we meant to go on.”


Elanders Group is a company with operations in 15 countries on four continents. The Group offers its customers global solutions for print & packaging, supply chain management and e-commerce.