Packaging specialist BLUESKY has recruited four new staff as it expands its manufacturing capabilities.
In line with BLUESKY’s growth strategy, they have developed their consultancy service to offer an end-to-end manufacturing service for Indie Brand Owners in the personal care sector. To support this growth and to further strengthen the wider team, BLUESKY has invested in four new team members.
Jo Jackson joins as Head of Business Development (Brands) and Trudi Hodgson joins as Business Development Manager (Brands), Laura Grant takes on the Senior Marketing Manager role and Lorraine Gregory joins as the Quality Manager.
Jo has worked in the contract manufacturing and packaging industry for over 20 years. With extensive B2B experience in FMCG she has worked with some of the world’s largest brands. Jo is passionate about creativity, products, and consumer needs and with a love for manufacturing and the dynamism of factories, she will support brands with her knowledge to build successful product solutions.
With 25 years’ experience within the contract manufacturing industry Trudi has excellent knowledge of Manufacturing, Production, Packaging and Print processes enabling her to fully support customers with their end-to-end service needs and drive mutually beneficial growth. Trudi loves being part of the customer’s brand journey from concept to launch.
Laura has worked across Innovation, Product Category Management and Marketing within the contract manufacturing and packaging industry for 16 years. She has extensive B2B experience in FMCG and is driven and inspired by consumer trends and markets and a shared passion for brands.
Lorraine’s 30 years’ experience across a range of product categories in Food Manufacturing, NPD Technical, Quality Management and Auditing will enable her to support the business growth strategy and facilitate the quality requirements of the business and our customers.
Managing Director, Russell Wade, commented:
“We are delighted to attract further top talent to the team, these appointments add invaluable experience and resource to BLUESKY and underline our commitment to providing a high-quality end-to-end product development service to the personal care sector.”
Photo (left to right) - Jo Jackson, Trudi Hodgson, Laura Grant and Lorraine Gregory
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- Created 24 Jan 2022
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