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Accrol Group Names Gareth Jenkins as Chief Executive Officer

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Sept. 7, 2017 - UK-based Accrol Group Holdings, one of Europe's largest independent tissue converters, announced that Gareth Jenkins has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, effective September 11, 2017. He will replace Steve Crossley, who is leaving the company and stepping down from the Board with immediate effect to pursue other interests.

Jenkins joins Accrol after 24 years at DS Smith, one of Europe's leading corrugated packaging companies. He spent the last four years as Managing Director of the UK & Ireland packaging division and has extensive strategy, commercial, M&A and operational experience, gained in both the UK and in Europe.

“We are very pleased to be joined by someone of Gareth's calibre, and we look forward to benefiting from his wealth of experience built during a 24 year career at DS Smith plc,” said Peter Cheung, Chairman of Accrol.

“I would like to thank Steve for the contribution that he has made to Accrol, in particular his contribution to a successful IPO, and we wish him well for the future,” Cheung added.

Established in 1993, Accrol Papers Ltd is one of Europe’s largest independent soft tissue converters with manufacturing capacity in excess of over 100,000 tonnes per annum. To learn more, please visit:

SOURCE: Accrol Group Holdings plc