Parkside Sales Account Manager made Freeman of Stationers’

Sustainable flexible packaging specialist, Parkside, announces that Sales Account Manager, Mark Shaw, has been appointed a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Stationers & Newspaper Makers (Stationers’) at a recent ceremony at the Cutlers Hall.

Mark is an active member of the Northern branch of the organisation and was put forward for the accolade by industry peers. Stationers invited Mark to become a Freeman of the company enabling him also to become a Freeman of the City of London.

Speaking of the award, Mark Shaw said: “It’s an honour to be invited to be a Freeman of such an historic London Livery company as The Worshipful Company of Stationers. I look forward to supporting their role as a champion of the communications and content industry, of which printing and packaging are key foundations, as well as the valuable charitable work they undertake.”

The Worshipful Company of Stationers & Newspaper Makers in the City of London Livery Company is an organisation that connects, supports and engages individuals across the communications and content industries, as well as championing the advancement of the industry. The organisation’s members work in or supply the paper, print, publishing, packaging, newspaper, broadcasting and online media industries.

Stationers’ strives to be the most influential independent business and social forum for the industries, actively contributing to these sectors’ strategic development, success, and education.

Parkside Managing Director, Bob Adamson, commented: “We are extremely proud of Mark, and it’s a great privilege to have him at Parkside – he is an integral part of our team. He dedicates himself fully to the industry and is a pioneer in sustainable packaging innovation, so he is fully deserving of this award. We look forward to seeing Mark make an even bigger impact on the strategic direction of the industry.”

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Written by Dominy Jones