JAMES CROPPER APPOINTS LUXURY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Claire Fleischman has joined the James Cropper team as business development manager for luxury packaging.
Claire will build awareness of James Cropper’s expertise in the luxury packaging sector, focussing on Italy and the United States specifically.
With strong technical knowledge and an extensive understanding of the luxury packaging market, Claire is responsible for developing take up of specific packaging papers such as the Rydal Collection, the COLOURFORM moulded fibre packaging solution, as well as bespoke services such as Tailor Made.
Joining from Italian converter Gpack SpA, Claire previously spent thirteen years as a key account manager for clients including Coty (previously P&G), Estee Lauder and Beiersdorf.
Based in Milan, Claire joins Tricia Hartmann, Global Luxury Packaging Lead, who started at James Cropper last year.
“James Cropper’s legacy of innovation in the luxury paper and packaging space makes it an incredibly attractive business to work for and I am excited to build on its reputation as the leading solution for international brands.”Claire Fleischman, Business development manager luxury packaging.
Tricia Hartmann, Global Luxury Packaging Lead said:
“Claire’s specialist technical knowledge, understanding of the Italian and US markets and her enthusiasm for sustainability make her the ideal candidate to help myself and the team to accelerate our expansion on the international stage. Her experience in the printing and converting market also brings unique understanding of customer needs and the challenges they face, which will allow us to build on our world-class customer experience credentials.”
James Cropper’s Tailor Made service combines world-leading colour-matching and sustainable fibre innovation expertise with post-production capabilities such as embossing, varnishing and laminating. It not only offers brands such as Burberry and Maison Ruinart high-quality and beautiful unique paper products, it also enables them to embed purpose driven credentials and communicate brand DNA and story through their packaging.
"As the consumer appetite for responsible consumerism continues to grow, James Cropper’s leading position in sustainable fibre innovation will continue to strengthen with demand for sustainable solutions like CupCycling and COLOURFORM. Throw in James Cropper’s unrivalled expertise in colour and it’s clear that this is an exciting time to join."Claire Fleischman