David was appointed to the Board in June 2009. He joined Menzies in 1989 becoming Finance Director of Menzies Distribution in 1999. More recently as Commercial and Marketing Director, he was responsible for commercial contractual arrangements, key retail and publisher relationships and business information provision. He is a chartered accountant.
Catherine Bland joined Menzies Distribution in 2010 after 3 years as Finance Director at Frontline Ltd. A graduate of the University of Oxford, she cut her financial teeth at Barclays, BG Group Plc, and Cadbury Schweppes before joining Frontline in 2007.
Paula was appointed as Group Finance Director on 10thJune 2013.
Paula was previously the Group Finance Director for Ricardo plc, Finance and Property Director of Gatwick Airport at BAA plc and held senior finance and business development roles at AWG plc and Rolls-Royce plc. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
Paula is currently a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Laird PLC.
David has Board responsibility for Retail and Publisher-facing account management, product allocation, first-line customer contact and general commercial matters. David joined Menzies in September 2009 having previously spent 21 years with Tesco, serving in a number of roles in logistics and buying in both the food and non-food areas.
Jane has board responsibility for running the divisions portfolio of marketing companies providing services including supplying sales and merchandising teams, free distribution and promotional staff to clients across an array of business sectors, a range of services spanning retail inventory management, travel media supply and press deliveries to major businesses.
Christina joined Menzies in February 2009 and has worked in various senior HR roles in both the private and public sector throughout her career. With over 20 years of specialisation in employee relations and employment law, Christina brings a wide ranging knowledge of HR and a broad store of business experience.
Mark was appointed to the board as Supply Chain Director in July 2011. Mark joined Menzies Distribution in 1984, and has held a variety of senior operational roles throughout the organisation. His role as Supply Chain Director includes oversight not only of our branch network, but of direct operational relationships with our publishing clients.
David joined Menzies Distribution in May 2006 as IT director. Previously executive director for IT and production with The Scotsman, David has also worked for a variety of major multi-national organisations.