01 Dec William Boyd Appointed as new CEO and Director of MPMA

Former Association chairman to succeed Nick Mullen from January 2016.  

William Boyd, former MPMA chairman, returns to the MPMA fold as CEO and director with effect from 1 January 2016.

Former managing director of Swansea-based Afon Tinplate Company, Boyd returns to the UK from the US where he has spent the past six years as general manager of Tata Steel Plating USA and CEO of Thomas Steel Strip Corp and Apollo Metals.

Boyd succeeds Nick Mullen who has stepped down as MPMA CEO after eight years at the helm, but will remain on the MPMA executive board in an advisory capacity.

“Bill brings a wealth of global industry experience to the role, he is well known and widely respected across the sector. We are delighted that he became available as his knowledge of the sector, his business experience and communications skills are exceptional and we wish him continued success in his new role” said Mullen.

William Boyd added “My eleven years in metal packaging, including responsibilities on the MPMA council, provide a strong platform for my new role. I am very excited by the challenges ahead and look forward to working with former colleagues and engaging with the wider sector groups as we steer a course for metal packaging over the next few years.”

Issued on behalf of: Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association (MPMA)
Date: 1st December 2015.

Angela Mason
Angela Mason
angelamason@cmfed.co.uk