UK contract manufacturer Swallowfield has appointed Chris How as Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective 15 July. Prior to joining Swallowfield, How held a number of senior General Management and Sales & Marketing positions at PZ Cussons and Colgate Palmolive. Most recently, he was Managing Director of PZ Cussons Australia.
As a result of the appointment, Ian Mackinnon is to step down as Chief Executive Officer and a Director of the company on the 15 July 2013 – one month earlier than planned.
“I am delighted to welcome Chris to the board as Chief Executive, he brings extensive skills and deep sector experience and we look forward to working together on the next chapter in the development of Swallowfield,” said Martin Hagen, interim Chairman.