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Jackaroo steers David Bull onto new paper range

Tuesday, 16 August 2011
By Print21

Mark Johnson puts his brand on the high-profile paper executive three months after the takeover of CPI.

Bull is the new member of the board of Jackaroo with a focus on growing the Sydney-based independent paper merchant business. Long recognised as one of the most visible and social personalities of the paper merchanting sector, he is well known and highly regarded. He left CPI, where he was executive director, following the takeover by BJ Ball.

“I’m looking forward to working with Mark in his merchant business. I know I can bring value to Jackaroo,” said Bull (pictured below).

He appointment ushers in a new phase for Jackaroo, which has generally flown below the radar while becoming a successful and profitable niche paper business. Under Mark Johnson, managing director, it has a wide range of stocks and strong mill ties in Europe, China, Indonesia as well as the USA and South America.

“His [Bull’s] broad industry knowledge and experience, was a distinct requirement for Jackaroo given the wide range of customers we support. I believe that David’s exceptional reputation with customers and suppliers make him a perfect fit for our team,” said Mark Johnson in a written statement.

“David’s focus will be on growing the Jackaroo business by focusing on client satisfaction and supplier relations.” Mark Johnson.

Jackaroo describes itself as an industrial merchant. The company was founded in 1988 and supplies customers in Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia and China.

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