Paarl Media, has appointed Luke Papadopoulos as Managing Director (MD) for Paarl Labels. The appointment was effective from 1 March 2013.

Paarl Labels produces UV flexo self-adhesive labels and is one of the ten specialised printing operations of the technologically advanced printing company, the Paarl Media Group.

Having joined the Paarl Media Group in 2007 as General Manager – Sales and Customer Services at Paarl Print (now Paarl Media Paarl) to being promoted to the Commercial Manager at Paarl Media Gauteng, Luke has extensive printing, planning, logistical and customer service experience, said Nico Grobbelaar, Executive Director – Human Resources, Paarl Media Group.  The appointment to MD was a natural progression in his career with us.  It is imperative for Paarl Media to nurture the talent within our organisation.

We will continue to build the longstanding relationship that Paarl Labels has with the wine and spirit industry and drive innovation within the sector by bringing exciting new products to the market.  We aim to secure ourselves as the pre-eminent supplier for quality self-adhesive labels by offering an exceptional level of quality and customer service to our clients.  The label printing market is a fresh and exciting challenge for me.  Paarl Labels offers endless possibilities and growth opportunities, and I enjoy the support of a good team with a good reputation, said Papadopoulos.