Pharma container firm Softbox appoints CFO

Temperature-sensitive packaging business Softbox has appointed Charlie Nicholson into the role of global chief financial officer.

Reporting directly to chief executive Kevin Valentine, Nicholson will be responsible for the firm’s financial and fiscal operations.

“His primary focus will be assessing the company’s operational and financial performance, and developing scalable systems, processes and controls to support the company’s global business operations and growth,” the company said in a statement.

Nicholson, who has more than 20 years’ of experience in finance and accountancy, has previously held senior roles at pharmaceutical and clinical trial organisations. He brings to Softbox a “wealth of knowledge and expertise in the field” that will support the business’ ambitions to deliver profitable growth.

Nicholson commented: “I’m delighted about joining Softbox, a global leader in cold chain packaging technologies for the pharmaceutical industry with very exciting plans over the coming years. I look forward to working with the leadership team and enabling further growth.”

Valentine added: “Nicholson is a very experienced finance leader with an exceptional track record and extensive experience in the pharmaceutical industry. In his new role, he will be a critical member of the Softbox executive leadership team and will be a true business partner to myself, our group and divisional management teams and our investors.

“I’m delighted to have Nicholson join the Softbox leadership team and look forward to the significant contribution he will make to the ongoing strategic development of Softbox.”

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