BPOA chief Ian Riggs tasked with raising Desch Plantpak product profile

British Protected Ornamentals Association chairman Ian Riggs has joined Desch Plantpak as business development manager with a remit to up the profile of the manufacturer of injection moulded pots, decorative containers, trays, bedding plant systems and hanging baskets.

Desch has two production sites - in Congleton, Cheshire, and Mundon in Essex - and the firm uses 99 per cent recycled raw material. Riggs previously worked for Syngenta and Kings Seeds.

"Riggs brings vast experience and knowledge of the UK ornamentals market and his business development achievements are widely recognised," said Desch managing director Chris Clarke.

Riggs responded: "I am looking forward to working with the team to introduce new products and solutions that give real benefits to growers and retailers."


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