Perigord appoints ex Astron CEO as Chairman

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Perigord Premedia, a leader in the delivery of outsourced artwork packaging solutions for life science industries has appointed David Mitchell as its non-executive chairman effective from 31-October-2014.

David Mitchell, Perigord Premedia

Mr David Mitchell

We are delighted to welcome David to the board. We are very enthusiastic about working with him and benefiting from his outstanding track record, experience and skills in scaling companies like our own.

Mr Mitchell founded Astron, a provider of document management solutions and associated business process outsourcing services in 1996, following a management buyout of three print related businesses. He oversaw the dynamic and robust growth of this business leading to its sale to RR Donnelley, the world’s largest print group in 2005 for US $1 Billion. Mr Mitchell is currently a director of UK venture capital firm, 24 Haymarket Limited.

Commenting on his appointment, Alan Leamy, Perigord's CEO stated, ‘We are delighted to welcome David to the board. We are very enthusiastic about working with him and benefiting from his outstanding track record, experience and skills in scaling companies like our own."

David Mitchell commented, "I'm delighted to have been appointed chairman of Perigord. This is an exciting business with innovative offerings which is well positioned to exploit the growth potential for artwork management solutions in Pharma. I have been impressed with the hunger and energy of the management team and I am very much looking forward to working with them in this vital period of their growth journey"

About Perigord

Founded in 1976, Perigord Premedia provide global packaging artwork and software solutions to many of the world’s leading pharmaceutical & healthcare companies. They lead the industry in compliant artwork production services and count 6 of the world's top 10 pharma companies as clients.
Perigord’s flagship software product GLAMS is a web-based Artwork Management System that has been developed to manage and streamline the artwork process from concept through to printing. It places total control over artwork assets in the customer’s hands, enabling greater compliance within the clients supply chain process while at the same time accelerating client’s time to market.

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