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Ian Broxup leaves Aylesford Newsprint

The Managing Director of newspaper recycling company Aylesford Newsprint, Ian Broxup (pictured right), has left the company after 18 years.

Broxup joined Aylesford Newsprint in 1996 as Finance Director. Following the acquisition of the company by The Martland Holdings, a private equity company, in October 2012, he became Managing Director.

However, it has been announced that he has now left the company as part of a business restructure, and the Executive Director of The Martland Holdings, Landry Kouakou, will take over day-to-day control as Chief Exectuive Officer.

Kouakou thanked Broxup for his contribution to the business, saying: “Ian has been instrumental in the success and development of the business up to this point.

“The Board and I would like to express our unreserved thanks to Ian for his hard work, dedication and professionalism. I am very pleased to say that Ian will continue to act as an advisor to the board on a part-time basis.”

Broxup has not issued a public statement.

Aylesford Newsprint Limited is one of three mills in the UK that produces newspapers on 100 per cent recovered paper.

Formed in 1993 as a joint venture between Swedish SCA Forest Products and South Africa-based Mondi Group (and currently owned by The Martland Holdings), the company operates two paper machines, PM13 and PM14, and produces on average 400,000 tonnes (tn) of recycled newsprint every year from 500, 000 tn of recycled waste fibre.

Read more about paper recycling in the UK.

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