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Ta g h l e e f I n d u s t r i e s N e w s
North America announces two new
family members, Dun-
can Henshall -Business Manager North America and Avril Wil-
liams - Deputy Manager - Business Support.
Duncan Henshall
(45yrs old) has been in the OPP films business
for 18 years and dealt in mar-
kets from South and Cen-
tral Africa, Thailand (briefly),
from Moscow to London
and for the last 12 years, in
North America.
Duncan was born in colo-
nial Zimbabwe, completed
a chemistry degree in South
Africa and witnessed some
significant political history
while becoming a Math and
Science teacher. He taught
high school for 2 years, wor-
ked in Technical Service for
SAPPI at a cellulose pulp producer (for cellophane and texti-
les) before joining the then Hoechst Films in South Africa whe-
re Duncan marketed and sold OPP, and PVC and PET films! His
work journey in Export Sales and Market Development Far East
and into Africa lead to 2 years in Germany with Treofan as key
account manager Mars, Keebler and KP foods) and as Eastern Eu-
rope Sales Manager. It eventually led to United States as Regio-
nal Sales Manager. He also served as Technical Manager for the
re-named Celanese. His last position was Labels Product Mana-
ger with Treofan where he patented leading IML films. Duncan
is excited to be part of the team to support
developing into a
value added leader in the North American market.
“Packaging is a great industry because of the people and becau-
se (recession or boom) people around the globe eat packaged
food” says Duncan. “Plus my whole family can see what my work
involves, every time we go to the grocery store anywhere in the
world! [Duncan and his wife Susan have one daughter born in
South Africa, one in Germany,
and lastly their son in USA].
They are all pleased to join the
family who is growing our
position globally as an innovati-
ve entrepreneurial and very mul-
ticultural family business. This
level of internationality is the
future.” Our Charleston hub is a
gateway to North America and
is symbolic of our international
trade heritage. It is pivotal as the
Ti family business grows.
Forthcoming Events:
Avril Williams
also joins the Charleston team on a transfer from
Dubai (from the position of personal assistant to the Group
CEO since 2008) where she has resided for the last seven years.
Avril stems from one of the most popular tourist destinations in
the world, Cape Town South Africa. Her business background is
diverse from work experience in key administrative functions of
security, hospitality and media. Avril’s hard work and determi-
nation earned her a Master’s degree in Business Administration
from the University of Liverpool qualifying her as a great choice
to take on the challenge and role as Deputy Manager - Business
Support in Charleston. Avril is an excellent international addi-
tion to the North American
team which is looking forward
to an exciting growth period for
. The other members of the
Charleston team are
Mohammed El Shami
who is expanding
his responsibilities of technical marketing into technical support
Brittany Withers
who is pivotal in the very important Cu-
stomer Service Area. The Charleston Team wishes the
great success, health and happiness in 2012.
Duncan Henshall and Avril Williams
join Ti North America
Technical Seminars North Africa
Golden Tulip Hotel, Casablanca, Marocco: 23 Feb 2012
Sheraton Tunis, Tunisia: 29 March 2012
Hilton Alger, Algeria: 25 April 2012
Fruit Logistica,
8-10 February 2012
Hall 3.2 Stand D-05
Innovation Takes Root
Conference, Orlando, FL, USA
20-22 February 2012
Rennes, France
13-15March 2012
3-16 May 2012
Fispal Technologia,
San Paolo, Brazil
12-15 June 2012
Rosupak, Moscow,
18-22 June 2012