After graduating from Manchester Metropolitan University, Darren spent almost three years in the packaging industry before relocating to London to take up a role in IT recruitment. He also enjoyed a variety of positions with greeting cards company, Card Connection which was subsequently acquired by UK Greetings.
At UK Greetings, he became National Account Controller with responsibility for five National Account Managers and companies such as WH Smith, Boots, Poundland and McColls. He subsequently moved into the role of Account Manager for the seasonal element of Tesco UK and the whole of Tesco Ireland.
Prior to joining Paramount, Darren was Operations Manager at Hill’s Pet Nutrition, a subsidiary of Colgate Palmolive.
“I am extremely excited to be joining Paramount in this newly created role,” comments Darren.“
With my operational experience, I am confident I will make a valuable contribution to the company. I will be acting as a conduit and support between the sales team, internal office and Fuji to ensure that our customers continue to get the very best level of service.
John Roberts, Paramount Packaging’s Managing Director adds: “We are pleased to welcome Darren to Paramount. Ongoing growth makes it very important that operations continue to run smoothly and we maintain our position as a leading flow–wrapper supplier. Darren’s appointment will strengthen the team and enable us to achieve this.”