FDBusiness.com

FA Chief Executive Martin Glenn to Headline PPMA Show 2017

 Breaking News
  • Another Year of Progress For Nestlé Nestlé has reported a 2.1% increase in sales to SFr91.4 billion (€80.6 billion) for 2018 with organic growth of 3% and group RIG of 2.5%, which was at the high end of the food and beverage industry, helped by faster innovation and successful new product launches. 2018 organic growth was supported by stronger momentum in [...]...
  • Fast-growing Asia Maternal Nutrition Market to Boost Demand For Dairy ingredients and Formula Maternal nutrition is a hot new opportunity in emerging markets, according to the latest report from food and drink experts, Zenith Global. In many parts of Asia, the concept of optimal nutrition during the first 1,000 days of a baby’s life (from conception to two years old) is capturing the attention of mothers and their [...]...
  • Innovation in the Spotlight at UK’s Largest Packaging Show Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print 2019 returns to Birmingham’s NEC later this month with its most innovative show to date. The show, which also includes Contract Pack, Ecopack and Industrial Pack, will showcase more product launches and innovation from across the industry than ever before as it welcomes over 300 suppliers. As always, Innovation is the [...]...
  • £100 Million Müller Programme to Transform UK Fresh Milk Business Müller Milk & Ingredients, Britain’s largest producer of branded and private label fresh and flavoured milk, cream, butter and ingredients, has launched a £100 milliion cost and margin improvement programme which aims to secure a vibrant and sustainable future for the business, to the benefit of consumers, customers, employees and farmers. Project Darwin includes a comprehensive [...]...
  • Coca-Cola European Partners Continues to Focus on Driving Profitable Revenue Growth Coca-Cola European Partners has reported its fifth consecutive quarter of revenue growth and announced plans to trade on the London Stock Exchange. Revenue grew by 4.0% to €11.5 billion and comparable operating profit grew by 7.0% to €1.6 billion in 2018. Earnings per share were €2.30, an increase of 8.5%. Coca-Cola Zero Sugar led growth in [...]...

FA Chief Executive Martin Glenn to Headline PPMA Show 2017

FA Chief Executive Martin Glenn to Headline PPMA Show 2017
August 29
09:06 2017

Martin Glenn (pictured), Chief Executive of the Football Association (FA) has been announced as the keynote speaker at the PPMA Show 2017 – the UK’s unmissable trade event for the processing and packaging machinery industry, which takes place at the NEC Birmingham between 26-28 September. With more than 30-years’ experience in the FMCG sector, Martin will take to the Learning Hub stage on the first day of the exhibition (Wednesday 26 September 11:30-12:00).

Responsible for doubling profitability at PepsiCo and rejuvenating the Walkers brand, Martin will compare and contrast the worlds of business and football during his highly-anticipated speech. Using in-depth case studies and knowledge of the FA, Martin will explain how passion, innovation and a thorough understanding of technology and the consumer guarantees growth even in mature markets.

Speaking about what his food experience has enabled him to bring to the FA table, Martin said: “The FA approached me at the end of 2014 because they needed a business guy with a feel for football – I was on the board of Leicester Football Club for five years. Since then I have drawn on my insight into marketplace dynamics gained through my food experience to modernise and restructure the Association.

“The general business principles that run through my strategy to transform it in the long-term translate across to the big strategic issues in packaging, and I’m looking forward to sharing my insights and experience at the PPMA Show 2017.”

Martin is well-equipped to join the conversation on processing and packaging. At the helm of United Biscuits and Walkers, he was responsible for investing in machinery to increase efficiency at manufacturing facilities across Europe. During this time he witnessed the development of certain packaging trends, such as the move towards convenience by making smaller units available and choosing materials with less of an environmental impact.

Such industry trends feature throughout the PPMA Show Learning Hub 2017. From the implications and opportunities of Brexit, IIoT enabled adaptive packaging to the potential of waste and busting the myths of robotics and automation, the agenda is set to deliver an unrivalled programme of informative and engaging sessions. For the full line-up and to secure your free show pass head to: http://www.ppmashow.co.uk/

About Author

mike

mike

Related Articles



Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2016

Upcoming Events

  • June 18, 2019Multimodal 2019
AEC v1.0.4

Jobs: Food Packaging

find food jobs

The Magazine

F&D Business Preferred Suppliers

New Subscriber

Subscribe Here



Advertisements