Graeme Milne joins the Bury based compliance scheme in the role of Strategic Business Development Director and Mark Frakes FCA has recently joined as Finance Director.
Graeme brings a wealth of industry experience to his new role, including 17 years in the waste and recycling sector, across a broad spectrum of WEEE activity. Graeme joins REPIC from Katalyst Business Consulting which he founded in March 2016 following eight years as a key member of the Viridor senior executive where he led the commercial team with direct responsibility for sales, strategic planning and customer service. Prior to joining Viridor he held executive positions with WEEE specialists Shore Recycling.
As Finance Director, Mark brings with him over 15 years of experience from practice, manufacturing and consulting in a number of highly regulated industries. During his career, Mark has worked for a number of blue-chip companies in the UK and overseas, such as AstraZeneca, Sanofi and Pilkington Glass. Mark joined REPIC in June from Survitec Group where he was providing consultancy services, previously he was acting CFO for Brammer UK Ltd, part of the Rubix Group and Head of Finance for Sanofi’s Holmes Chapel site.
As key members of the REPIC Board both appointments will have an essential role in delivering REPIC’s approved strategic plans as well as supporting scheme members on future legislative developments and the impact on their businesses.
Louise Grantham, chief executive of REPIC, comments: “With Graeme’s extensive management experience within the waste management sector and Mark’s strong commercial acumen these two key appointments will, I’m sure, prove to be a huge asset to REPIC as we continue to contribute to the future development of producer responsibility legislation and deliver excellence in our compliance services to all our members.”