Board of Directors

Nick Kirby

Chief Executive

Richard Towers

Managing Director, Swanline Print

Simon Kirby

Technical Director

Joanne Offord

Marketing Director

Bob McLellan

Non-Executive Director

Nick Kirby

Chief Executive

Nick is a highly experienced director having held senior roles at Kirby Cartons PLC, Rexam PLC and SCA Packaging. Chief Executive of Swanline Group, Nick is highly active in the print sector working with a number of industry associations including CPI, FESPA UK and SPA.  Nick is one of the founding partners of Corrboard UK.

Richard Towers

Managing Director, Swanline Print

Formerly of Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Richard manages the day-to-day operations at Swanline Print and has a supervisory accountancy role across the group and other business interests.  Highly expert in financial strategy, Richard leads the business and its teams to success.

Simon Kirby

Technical Director

Simon has significant experience and expertise in production and manufacturing and works with both the operations and sales teams at Swanline Print to deliver performance excellence and drive the expansion of Swanline’s customer base. Simon has a wealth of experience in the procurement of new equipment which supports the business strategy.

Joanne Offord

Marketing Director

Joanne has a dual position, expertly leading the marketing of the group as well as being Managing Director of Boxmart Ltd., a Swanline sister company, producing bespoke and stock gift boxes for a wide range of market sectors. With extensive experience in packaging and POS, Joanne supports Swanline with market insight, communications strategy and marketing expertise, keeping the company at the forefront of innovation and trends for its customers.

Bob McLellan

Non-Executive Director

Bob is the former CEO of DS Smith Packaging. Voted CEO of the year by the packaging industry in 2007, Bob holds a Masters Degree in Human Resources and has held several high-profile positions including the FEFCO Presidency and Chair of the Corrugated Council in the UK, amongst others.