Rob Langford


The Packaging Forum

Currently employed as Chief Executive Officer of Packaging Forum,an Industry funded organisation focussed on delivering integrated circular end of life packaging solutions.We currently operate two government approved voluntary schemes, The soft Plastics recycling scheme and the Glass Packaging Forum.Previously employed with Pernod Ricard in several roles including Sustainability, Quality and Lean. Supporting the development of global group practices to improve the environmental footprint of its products Previous Industry group roles include:Over 5 years as chair of the Packaging Forum Board, leading business change More than 10 years on the glass Packaging Forum, taking NZ glass recovery from low20% to the current 72% NZ enjoys today.Chair of the Public Place Recycling Scheme, established the scheme and supporting the development of addition litter bins (binfrastructure for NZ)Rob has a passion for the delivery of robust and sustainable solutions, supported with strong analysis and well considered outcomes.Recent work includes representation on the Container Return Scheme for NZ a government-initiated project.Having held corporate roles in Sustainability, Lean manufacturing and Quality I bring a commercial view to solutions, whilst recognising, best practice is delivered through strong collaboration In Summary, Rob worked in Industry for more than 20 years delivering simple bespoke solutions that support each unique business. Hebelievesin maintaining a positive mindset, creating partnerships with a purpose and always striving for significant outcomes. When you work with Rob, you should expect a collaboration with transparency and consistency

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