Australia’s largest distributor of printable materials and consumables, Ball & Doggett, has named Zaidee Jackson to the role of national business development manager of sustainable packaging.
Ball & Doggett said the role supports the company’s commitment to the labels and packaging market, of which a key focus is its commitment to the development of sustainable packaging alternatives for industry.
Jackson, who is based in Victoria, will transition from her current business development manager role within the company on 1 January 2022.
With over 25 years of experience working for paper distributors and print service providers, Jackson was also most recently awarded Exceptional Woman in Print 2021 at the recent 38th National Print Awards held in Brisbane.
The past seven years in her role as business development manager in Victoria within Ball & Doggett has seen her successfully navigate profitable outcomes with her team within the creative and brand owner sectors.
Ball & Doggett said Jackson’s depth of experience and network within the industry is well suited to the functionality of the new role, which will support the navigation and dialogue between brand owners and convertors supporting the transitions pathways in a consultancy experience offered by Ball & Doggett.
Jackson will closely with the newly appointment labels and packaging general manager Leigh Hooper.
“I am thoroughly looking forward to working closely with Leigh and our experienced specialists within the business. We are at an extraordinary juncture of our times in the quest to elevate through action and no longer words,” Jackson said.
“Our commitment to sustainable alternatives being delivered into the market supports this journey. Products that transparently reduce the impact on the environment and create authentic experiences for brands not just to share a story but to deliver on the promise creating a trust within the new profile of smart consumers.”