Encirc has appointed Paddy O’Doherty as site director for its facility in Derrylin, Northern Ireland, UK.

Paddy be responsible for the entire Derrylin operation and will work with Encirc’s senior management team. He will lead future investment and development programmes to optimise efficiency and increase capacity.

Paddy joins Encirc from Coca-Cola Canada’s facility in Brampton, Ontario, Canada, the largest Coke manufacturing and distribution centre in North America, where he was general manager.

His experience in the beverages and packaging industries means he brings with him in-depth knowledge focused on maximising manufacturing productivity.

Paddy said: “I'm looking forward to being able to use my manufacturing experience to help the business build on its current achievements and boost quality, safety and performance right across the business.”

Robert Rose, operations director at Encirc, said: “Paddy's industry expertise will be invaluable in helping us further enhance the world class performance and efficiency of our Derrylin site.”