Eddie Fellows



CEO for Smurfit Kappa Corrugated UK & Ireland

Course: BSc (Hons) Computer Science, 1985

Eddie may be of interest to students of all disciplines who are interested in business and entrepreneurship.

Eddie Fellows is the CEO for Smurfit Kappa UK & Ireland, part of a FTSE 100 company and world leader in paper-based packaging. Prior to this role, Eddie has experience in senior leadership positions within both Corporate and Privately owned organisations.

After graduating from Birmingham in 1985 with a BSc in Computer Science, Eddie joined Unilever on their Graduate programme before beginning his career in Finance and qualifying with the Chartered Institute Management Accountants (CIMA). Eddie developed his career in the UK & Ireland packaging industry, working for a number of companies in a variety of areas such as HR, sales, factory management and general management before taking on more senior leadership roles. This includes a period of seven years running a privately owned business which he sold to Smurfit Kappa in 2006.

Eddie is passionate about supporting and developing young people in business and has a wealth of knowledge to share not only about his industry and leadership experiences but also about general business development strategies and entrepreneurship.

To seek Eddie's support, apply now to the Alumni Leadership Mentoring programme.






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