Mike Boswell, Managing Director of Plastribution Ltd., was today elected as Vice-President of the British Plastics Federation (BPF) by the BPF's Council in a meeting held just before the organisation’s Annual General Meeting in London.
A BPF veteran, Mike has been Chairman of the BPF’s Polymer Distributors Group for several years. He has served both on the BPF’s Council and it's Strategy & Finance Committee and he has a broadly based experience of the Federation.
Mike joined Plastribution in 1988 as a Technical Sales Representative and progressed up the ladder to his current position, becoming Managing Director in 2000. He has studied Polymer Technology at Loughborough University of Technology and Mike was previously awarded the Bob Mills Award for the best thesis. He had earlier attended Felsted School in Essex.
In his spare time Mike enjoys a broad range of hobbies including horse riding and skiing.
Mike takes up his position with immediate effect and will support BPF President Philip Watkins in his duties. Philip was re-elected President for a further one year of office.
Mike said of his new office “The Vice-Presidency of the BPF is an opportunity to help the Industry to seize its future and to promote the great story of plastics. I am very much looking forward to supporting Philip Watkins in his mission to have our Industry recognised as a strategic asset in our manufacturing economy.”
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The British Plastics Federation (BPF) is the UK trade association for the plastics industry – representing the whole supply chain including polymer producers, distributors, additives suppliers, machinery manufacturers, processors and recyclers.