Chesapeake, a leading global supplier of consumer packaging, is pleased to announce the appointment of David Wiggins as Design and Development Director for its Branded Packaging division. David will manage and direct Chesapeake Creative, the division’s award-winning design team which has bases in the UK, Germany and Poland.
David has extensive international experience in the packaging industry and holds a B.Sc. honours degree in Packaging Technology. Before joining Chesapeake, David worked for Nestlé, where he held the position of Head of Packaging within its Global Confectionery R&D team before moving to become Head of Packaging for the UK market. Prior to that, he spent nine years at Coors Brewers as Head of Packaging, Graphics and Innovation.
Complementing his background in packaging development, David also has a solid track record in consultancy. He is also an Industrial Fellow of the Engineering Design Centre at Cambridge University working on Inclusive Design.
Tony Hitchin, Divisional Marketing Director, commented, “It’s great to have someone with David’s experience and knowledge on board. He’s well known within the industry and I’m sure he will further enhance our reputation as one of the leaders in packaging innovation.”