Packaging systems manufacturer tna has announced the appointment of Jonathan Rankin to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Mr Rankin, who recently returned to tna to work as Chief Sales Officer, will lead the company’s day-to-day operations while focusing on the implementation of new processes designed to take tna’s operational efficiencies and growth to the next level.
tna’s co-founder and managing director, Mr Alf Taylor, said Jonathan was the obvious candidate to fill the role because of his deep understanding of the company’s culture, business objectives and portfolio of integrated food processing and packaging solutions.
“Our growth over the last few years has been incredible,“ comments Alf Taylor, co-founder and managing director, tna,” Mr Taylor noted.
“We now operate out of 30 sites and employ over 500 talented people around the world. It’s a huge step-up from when Nadia and I started the business from our kitchen table. Over the last 36 years, we’ve added some truly amazing people to our team, gained a fantastic bunch of customers and established ourselves as a global leader on the snack food manufacturing market.
“Jonathan celebrated some of our most important milestones with us and played an instrumental role in our growth. We were thrilled when he decided to come back and can’t wait to see just how much further he’ll take the business.”
Mr Rankin, who held various global management roles at tna from 1993 until 2003, returned to the company earlier this year to oversee its global sales division.
Prior to re-joining tna, he served as general manager for food processing specialist Marel, where he was responsible for the successful growth of the company’s Oceania operations.