Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Price was appointed as PaperlinX's Managing Director and Chief
Executive Officer effective 18 September 2013. Initially appointed a
Director in September 2012 and then appointed to Executive Director in
November 2012. Andrew will continue to be based in Europe, where he has
assisted management to accelerate restructuring initiatives there. He has 30 years of experience in the paper, print and supply chain
fulfilment industries. In his early career in Australia he held various
senior management roles at Spicers Paper. In 1998 he established Stream
Solutions which provided the Australian print industry with an
internet-based order fulfilment capability. Stream Solutions was sold to
Toll Group in 2007 but Andrew continued to manage the company until
Chief Financial Officer
Joost was appointed Chief Financial Officer for the
PaperlinX Group effective 18 December 2012. Joost, a resident of The
Netherlands, joined PaperlinX in 2004 and was previously Corporate
Finance Director for PaperlinX Europe, leading Treasury, Tax and Merger
& Acquisition functions in that area. He was previously an international tax adviser with Coopers and Lybrand (now PwC) and
Ernst & Young.
Executive General Manager, Australia, New Zealand & Asia
Andy Preece was appointed Executive
General Manager, Australia, New Zealand and Asia in July 2012.
Previously, he was appointed Group General Manager Australia in 2011,
and prior to that was General Manager, Spicers New Zealand from 2007. He
originally joined the company in 2001 as the New Zealand Manager for
Australian Paper before joining Spicers New Zealand as the National
Operations Manager. His market experience spans some 20 years,
originating in the UK carton industry.
Cory was appointed to his current role of President, Spicers Canada, in May 2011. After joining Coast Paper in 1994, Cory held sales roles in Western Canada before relocation to the United States in 2003. Since that time, Cory has undertaken a number of leadership roles including Regional Manager Northern California and upon relocation back to Canada in 2009 as first, General Manager, then Vice President Sales.