Meet the Logson Team

Alex Kelly

Alex Kelly

CEO Logson Group

An engineering graduate, Alex joined Logson Group in 2012 from European paper packaging leader Smurfit Kappa.

Alex has over 25 years experience in the packaging sector, his career encompassing leadership roles across sheet plant, integrated and sheet-feeder businesses within the UK.

Alex has led the Logson Group through three consecutive years of growth. During this period the group has successfully managed the significant disposal of inspirepac, two acquisitions and most recently a change of majority shareholder. This sustainable performance has been underpinned by clear market positioning and development of positive long-term customer relationships.

Gavin Richardson

Gavin Richardson

CEO Boxes and Packaging

Gavin joined the Logson Group in 2011 from DS Smith Plc, having worked as Group IT Director and previously Managing Director of Tri-Wall Europe.

Gavin brings over 20 years of industry experience, including international roles with Amcor in Germany and France covering both sales and operational disciplines.

Results-driven on a group basis, Gavin is fiercely protective of each site’s autonomy and local focus, ensuring a unique entrepreneurial business culture.

Richard McBride

Richard McBride

Managing Director Board 24

Richard joined the group following the acquisition of Mondi Board in 2008.

He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in South Africa and enjoyed wide industry experience, prior to entering the packaging sector with Mondi Ltd South Africa in 1996.
Richard’s industry experience covers senior positions in Financial, Commercial and Managing Director roles across all sectors.

Board24 under Richard’s stewardship has firmly established its position as market leader, committed to the growth of the independent sheet plant and distributor sector.

Bob McLellen

Bob McLellan

Non-Executive Chairman Logson Group

Bob joined Logson Group in April 2011 after retiring as CEO at DS Smith, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge and expertise spanning an entire career in the European packaging industry.

Working alongside the Logson Board, Bob fulfils an advisory role, his industry wisdom helping the business develop its ambitious strategies and asset base.

Gareth Stell

Gareth Stell

Group Sales Director

Gareth joined Logson Group in 2006 and brings over 26 years industry experience, having held senior sales and MD roles, primarily within the UK sheet plant sector.

Gareth’s role covers all three Logson business divisions and he is instrumental in the development of long-term strategic relationships with our key customers. Personable, driven and unashamedly customer focused, Gareth ensures our business goals are intrinsically aligned to our customers’ success.

Tim Bradburn

Tim Bradburn

Group Financial Director

Tim joined Logson Group in November 2017, from fellow independent Cepac, where as Group Financial Director he was instrumental in the growth and expansion of the business.

Tim brings over 30 years’ of industry experience, encompassing senior positions in both financial and General Management roles, primarily within the integrated sector.

Within this newly created position, working closely with Alex and the rest of the senior team, Tim will focus on performance improvement across the group as well as playing an integral role in the development of further strategic growth opportunities.