MTS group names new head of division

DRUG packaging firm MTS Medication Technologies has appointed a new managing director of its international division, as it continues investing globally, including expanding in Leeds.

MTS said Paul O’Hanlon brings 27 years of knowledge and expertise in pharmacy across Europe, most recently from his role as a board director at Lloyds Pharmacy.

The company recently relocated to new 15,000 square foot premises in Leeds, which includes offices, warehousing and a showroom to demonstrate current and new products.

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The Millennium Way site forms the company’s new international headquarters, and houses its international executive team, customer service, technical support, global logistics and product distribution.

The US-based firm’s medication packaging makes taking and administering medication easier.

The company said Mr O’Hanlon will be responsible for driving growth in the UK, Europe and the Middle East.

Mr O’Hanlon said: “The fact that we have a product that makes a real difference to medication management and has a significant impact on an individual’s health is really important to me. I’ve joined the company at a very exciting time and I’m really looking forward to helping the team grow the business in both existing and new markets.

“We are extremely pleased with the continuing high growth and the significant potential for future expansion in markets such as Germany. This investment in the new international headquarters, and the international focused product development programme, reflects our confidence in our products.”