• Paul Irwin, newly appointed national sales manager, Result Group.
    Paul Irwin, newly appointed national sales manager, Result Group.

Result Group has strengthened its management team, appointing seasoned industry executive Paul Irwin as its new national sales manager.

Irwin has built his sales and technical know-how in a career spanning over 25 years in Australia and overseas.

The manufacturing and packaging landscape throughout the region is familiar to Irwin. Early in his career, he worked in technically based customer support roles before moving into sales roles for packaging solutions manufacturer tna.

The tna business exposed Irwin to a range of progressive technical design concepts and to a business that became a global giant. More recently, he has served as state sales manager for Selpak where he led a successful team of sales professionals, identifying key prospects and securing new business.

A seasoned industry executive, with exposure in almost every facet of the packaging industry, Irwin will oversee the strategic planning and coordination of Result Group’s national sales activities, while playing a hands-on role with business growth.

"Paul is extremely well placed to lead our sales team while also maintaining our core values of thinking differently, not accepting the norm and delivering more. He is going to add a lot of value to the Result business. His expertise in the industry and his thirst for delivering the best client solutions will be a huge asset to us," said Michael Dossor, Result Group general manager.

"Innovation is part of our DNA and we're so excited to have Paul help us continue on our drive for innovation and efficiency delivery to our customers," Dossor said.

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