DS Smith appoints Marius Juncanariu as general manager of the paper packaging factory in Zarnesti
DS Smith, leader in the production of sustainable packaging, announces the appointment of Marius Juncanariu as general manager of the paper packaging factory in Zarnesti, starting with May. Marius Juncanariu takes over this role from Alan Young, the former general manager, who will continue his activity within the DS Smith Group, at European level. The production unit in Zarnesti is the largest of its kind in Romania and provides the necessary for almost half of the local market.
With over 15 years of professional experience and multiple specializations including areas such as finance, accounting, control, reporting and management, Marius Juncanariu joined DS Smith Zarnesti in March 2018, as Chief Financial Officer.
“Taking over the position of General Manager of DS Smith Zarnesti is a professional honour and represents, at the same time, a great responsibility for me. The production unit in Zarnesti, which will soon celebrate 170 years of tradition, is now entering a new stage, focused on efficiency, care for the environment and involvement in the development of the local community. I am convinced that, together with my colleagues, we will be able to achieve our objectives and to successfully implement all the planned investments, concretely contributing to the development of the local economy and of the city of Zarnesti,” said Marius Juncanariu.
The DS Smith factory in Zarnesti is the largest packaging paper production unit in Romania, providing the necessary for almost half of the local market and uses as raw material 100% paper and cardboard waste.
DS Smith has in Romania a center for coordinating recycling operations in Bucharest, two recycling warehouses in Otopeni and Cluj-Napoca, a paper packaging factory in Zarnesti, and two packaging factories in Ghimbav and Timișoara.