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Mintel, the leading global supplier of market research and consumer, product and media intelligence, has announced the expansion of its best-in-class analyst team with the appointment of Benjamin Punchard to the role of Senior Global Packaging Analyst. With a remit to develop and strengthen Mintel’s existing packing coverage across all products and platforms, he will play a key part in developing Mintel’s global packaging offering.
Benjamin was previously Head of Global Packaging Research at Euromonitor International, responsible for leading a global research team focussed on packaging. Prior to this, Benjamin held the position of Packaging Account Manager, supporting the business intelligence needs of an international client base. Benjamin has a Masters in Physics (MPhys, University of Leeds) and a Doctorate in Physics (PhD, Polymer IRC, University of Leeds).

Ben Perkins, Global Head of Food & Drink Research, said:

“We are delighted to welcome Benjamin to the role of senior global packaging analyst. His background and experience are a perfect fit for the needs of our extensive client list requiring packing expertise and innovation insights. His extensive international experience working with leading multinational packaging companies to deliver strategic market recommendations will assist Mintel as we continue to expand globally.”

Benjamin Punchard, senior global packaging analyst at Mintel, said:

“I am excited to have the opportunity to join Mintel’s industry leading team of analysts and the opportunity of supporting, inspiring and fuelling the packaging projects of our global client base.”