Clondalkin Group CEO to Retire

Clondalkin Group is reporting that its Chief Executive Officer, Norbert McDermott, will be retiring on December 31, 2013. Clondalkin Group manufactures secondary healthcare packaging as well as flexible packaging using foils and laminate materials.

Mark Burgess has assumed the role of Executive Chairman.

"I would like to personally thank Norbert for his 33 years of service to Clondalkin and his tremendous commitment and leadership to help our company succeed. We all wish Norbert and his wife the absolute best, as they enjoy their retirement. I equally thank him for working with us so we can execute an effective leadership change, and ensure that Clondalkin continues its upward momentum in the market as a result of the various initiatives we implemented in 2013," said Mark Burgess in a statement.

In addition, Colman O’Neill will step down as Finance Director and transfer his duties between now and the end of the year. Colman has been instrumental over the last 25 years in securing the many different financing arrangements which facilitated the impressive expansion of the Group.

"We appreciate Colman's many years of service, dedication and commitment to Clondalkin, and wish him the best going forward," Burgess added.

Michel Jansen, who joined the group in 2008, will take over the responsibilities as head of the Global Accounting & Finance function as Group Chief Finance Officer.

Burgess added; "I would like to thank all of the aforementioned, our employees and partners for their commitment and dedication to Clondalkin. We have invested heavily in our operations in the last three years to lay the foundation for business expansion. We have earned multiple leading market positions and have the commitment and capability to build on these in the coming years. I look forward to us successfully accomplishing our ambitions of profitable growth in the coming years."

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