12 & 13 Feb 2025
NEC Birmingham

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Ian Roe, Director, Mercury Search & Selection

Educated in Chemistry, Packaging Technology, Business Administration, Marketing and Digital Marketing and Psychology Ian Roe has spent over 30 years in the packaging industry.
From a technical and packaging development background in toiletries, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals Ian moved into sales, manufacturing and then marketing on the supply side before co-founding specialist executive search company Mercury Search and Selection.
In addition to sitting on a number of academic committees Ian as been a regular contributor on the subject of packaging on Qualified Persons courses at Leeds University and at Pharmaceutical Conferences internationally.
Ian is also a former Vice-Chair of the Packaging Society now the Packaging Group of IOM3.

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Supply Chain

A view of end-to-end supply chain processes, from Packaging Innovations, Empack, Contract Pack & Fulfilment, to label & print, software systems, and more.
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Innovation & Design

Our continued Packaging innovations hub of expert design perspectives, with a view to the most innovative and future-forward concepts.
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Circular Economy

Can sustainability in packaging be defined by the objective to move toward a circular economy? Experts consider key elements of production, consumption, and waste management.
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