Dick Searle
Dick Searle
chief executive
The Packaging Federation

Dick Searle has spent the 52 years of his working life in the Packaging Industry. For over 30 years, before running The Packaging Federation, he had been CEO of a number of packaging groups including two quoted companies. His career has covered most of the material sectors of the industry and he has experience of both large and small companies. Dick is a passionate believer in the Packaging Industry and the very positive contribution that it has made to society at large – both in terms of its products and its substantial contribution, as a major manufacturing industry, to the UK economy. He has been Chief Executive of The Packaging Federation since 2006.