David M.

Packaging | Innovation Management | FMCG

United Kingdom
EN

Seeking to add value to an food or drink SME based in South West England, I am a quality led Operations Director with significant expertise in delivering financial growth through manufacturing leaders...see more

  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Food & Beverage
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Distribution
  • Retail & Ecommerce

400

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Senior Innovation Manager

Beam Suntory
1 year
Dec 2020 - Feb 2022
Managing the launch of new premium scotch malt innovations (Laphroaig) from within the marketing team of the Scotch, Gin & Irish Brand House (FTC)

Operations Director

Naturya
2 years
Feb 2019 - Nov 2020
As Operations Director, I created & implemented a strategic Operational plan, one which significantly contributed to the rapid sustainable turnaround of the Naturya Organic Superfood/In...see more

Operations Director

Intercarabao Limited
1 year
Jan 2018 - Jan 2019
European responsibility for supply chain, outsourced production, warehousing & distribution of the Carabao product (UK & International)

Innovation Realisation Director

pi global
1 year
Nov 2016 - Jan 2018
Provider of technical expertise to creative packaging designers by improving concepts to ensure supplier feasibility, cost and efficiency for manufacturing, whilst remaining true to the...see more

Operations & Packaging Director

FREEDRINKS LIMITED
4 years
May 2012 - Oct 2016
Having been involved since first concept, I enjoyed the ultimate NPD challenge...and successfully launched a soft drink from idea to market within 6 months. For sale in retail & on-trad...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
  • Food & Beverage
  • Logistics & Supply Chain Distribution
  • Retail & Ecommerce

Expertise

  • Product Development