Jason Clarke, Chairman
Jason Clarke was appointed Chairman of the Flint Group Board of Directors in December 2023. Jason has significant experience in private equity, where he has led investments in several industrial businesses, overseeing strategy and eventual exits. Prior to this, Jason worked in a number of advisory firms, providing advice on financial restructuring projects.
Jason qualified as an accountant with Arthur Andersen and has a degree in mathematics from Oxford and a PhD from Leeds University.
Steve Dryden, Chief Executive Officer
Steve Dryden joined Flint Group as Chief Financial Officer in June 2013 from DS Smith Plc, a UK listed international corrugated and plastics packaging business where he had held the position of Group Finance Director since 2008. Prior to this, Steve was Finance Director at Filtrona PLC, where he had spent nine years in various financial leadership roles.
He achieved his professional accountancy qualifications with Price Waterhouse and has a degree in chemical engineering from Leeds University in the UK.
Pascal Juéry, non-executive Director
Pascal Juéry is CEO of Agfa-Gevaert and was appointed to Flint Group’s Board of Directors in October 2023.
He has over 30 years of experience in the chemical and advanced material industries. Pascal started his career in finance, then led various global businesses in Europe and the US, as well as held key functional responsibilities. From 2010 to 2019, he was a member of the Executive Committee of Rhodia and then Solvay, where he took an active part in the group portfolio and business transformation.
Pascal joined the Agfa-Gevaert Board of Directors in 2020 and is a graduate of ESCP Business School in Paris, France.
Peter Waller, non-executive Director
Peter Waller is CFO of Aenova Group, a leading contract manufacturer for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry, and was appointed to Flint Group’s Board of Directors in October 2023.
Peter has served as Group CFO for several multinational companies, where he executed significant performance improvements and successful transactions including with Swissport, the world's largest airport ground handler; CEVA Logistics, a global contract logistics and freight management provider; Flender, a mechanical engineering company; and Eurofins Scientific, the global leader in bio-analytical testing. Peter was previously a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and Alix Partners.
Peter received his Master’s in Management from the University of Mannheim and ESSEC Business School in Paris and holds a doctorate in strategy from the University of Paderborn in Germany.
Ron Muawad, Chief Financial Officer
Ron joined Flint Group in 1996 assuming the position of Assistant Controller in Financial Reporting having spent the early part of his career at Deloitte. In 1998, Ron took the position of Financial Controller Europe living with his family in the UK but returned to the U.S. in 2004 following the acquisition of Flint Ink, BASF and ANI Inks by CVC and his appointment as Group Controller of the newly formed Flint Group organisation. In September 2019, Ron was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Flint Group.
Darren Miller, Chief HR Officer
Darren joined Flint Group in September 2020 as Chief HR Officer. Darren has over 24 years of experience in HR leadership and has worked in North America, UK, Qatar, and South Africa. Prior to joining Flint Group Darren served as Global VP HR for Vesuvius PLC - Advanced Refractories, and prior to that, he worked for Schlumberger PLC for 20 years.
Darren is based in the UK and leads the Global HR Function and sets the group talent agenda.
Jeremy Berenzweig, General Counsel and Chief Administration Officer
Jeremy Berenzweig was appointed General Counsel and Senior Vice President – Legal for Flint Group, in April 2015. Jeremy joined the organisation from Cummins Inc the Fortune 250, market leading engine and related technologies manufacturer, where he latterly held the role of Deputy General Counsel - Business Units. Prior to that, Jeremy was head of legal at Sports.com.
Jeremy qualified as a solicitor with the law firm Decherts LLP and is based at the Group’s office in Central London, UK.
Doug Aldred, Chief Commercial Officer
Having previously served in the Royal Navy, Doug Aldred joined Lester Ink’s management programme in 1987, based in Toronto, Canada. Doug quickly progressed through various purchasing, production and supply chain management roles prior to the acquisition by Flint Group in 1994. In 1998, Doug relocated from Canada to the Netherlands to lead our Sheetfed business and in 2005, he assumed responsibility for the European Packaging business. From 2011, Doug successfully led Flint Group’s European & North American Packaging Inks and Global Narrow Web business - assuming global responsibility for the Packaging Inks business in 2017.
Doug’s comprehensive industry experience includes his serving on the North American Board of Directors of the Flexible Packaging Association and the EuPIA (European Printing Inks Association) Council. Today, Doug draws extensively from his over thirty years of experience in general management and senior leadership roles across our Packaging, Sheetfed and Narrow Web businesses.
Tony Lord, Chief Operations & Supply Chain Officer
Currently, Vice President of Operations & Supply Chain, Tony Lord’s journey with Flint Group spans over 32 years. Previously working within the company’s Commercial, Publication and Web division, Tony is now responsible for the entirety of Flint Group, globally.
Tony is focused on process optimisation and overall efficiency. His relentless pursuit of operational excellence has been a key driver in adapting Flint Group’s supply chain and operations departments to meet the dynamic needs of the packaging and printing markets served by the company. Delivering high-quality products and best-in-class service levels is a top priority for Tony and his teams in all regions of the world.
Michael Fien, Chief Digital Officer
Michael Fien joined Flint Group via BASF in 2001 and was part of the creation and transformation of Flint Group. Michael held various finance leadership roles in Flint Group Packaging capturing regional and global business units, supporting and driving the operational business including major projects and M&A activities. Before, Michael worked as manufacturing plant controller in the automotive supply industry.