Fullwood Packo appoints new Group Managing Director

Andrew Dodwell

The international milking equipment manufacturer, Fullwood Packo Group, is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Dodwell as its new Group Managing Director.

Andrew has more than 20 years board-level experience and succeeds Roel Nizet, who during his 18-month tenure as Delegated Officer, led the significant turnaround of the Fullwood Packo Group.

Having held senior management positions globally, Andrew brings a wealth of international leadership experience to his new role and an exceptionally strong track record of delivering profits and growth. His previous appointments include Group Commercial Director at Bridon International and European Managing Director at Cytec Engineered Materials.

Speaking about his appointment, Andrew said: “It is a privilege to join this pioneering manufacturing business. I look forward to working closely with the entire team to build upon Fullwood Packo’s 90-year strong history in the agricultural sector. Latterly, the company has benefitted from the significant and renewed investment by its shareholders and now has a fantastic opportunity to achieve international expansion and market growth.”

Andrew, who commenced his appointment with Fullwood in March, has a clear strategic vision for the future development of the company: “Continually driving innovation and introducing new technologies will be at the forefront of our strategic priorities in order to deliver the most advanced, cost-effective and sustainable milking solutions to our dairy farmers,” commented Andrew.

“Strengthening partnerships with both our highly-regarded network of dealers and suppliers, will be intrinsic to our approach, especially as we make preparations to launch the next generation of the Merlin automated milking system;” continued Andrew.

Speaking about Andrew’s appointment, Tjalko Reedijk, Founder & Managing Partner of Pindustry – Verder Group’s investment arm said: “Andrew is an operationally astute and proven leader with an impressive record for building a customer focussed culture and delivering results. The appointment of Andrew highlights our absolute commitment to growing the Fullwood Group into a truly global, market-leader.”

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