OUNDLE, ENGLAND — KM Packaging announced the appointment of Justin Hattee as chief financial officer on Dec. 12. At KM Packaging, Hattee will optimize the company’s financial performance.

“KM Packaging is a well-managed company,” Hattee said. “I was attracted by its strong history of financial stability, company values, and the potential for continued profitable growth under the Employee Ownership Trust. KM is a fantastic customer-centric business with numerous growth opportunities, particularly in our international markets.”

Prior to joining KM Packaging, Hattee served as chief financial officer at Ideal Shopping Direct Ltd., where he gained experience in buying, consolidating, starting and selling many subsidiaries. He also held senior roles at Campbells and Burger King International and worked for Britvic Soft Drinks.

In his new role, Hattee will help with KM Packaging’s expansion in Australia and other international markets.

“We are delighted to have Justin on the team,” said Frances Busby, managing director of KM Packaging. “He joins us at an exciting time at KM Packaging as we continue to build on the business's success. Justin will be instrumental in building and delivering our next chapter, working with the team, and bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience.”

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