Jon Ryder is currently the CEO of Oji Fibre Solutions, Paper and Packaging division as such he has direct responsibility for all activities of these businesses, Health Safety and Environment , EBIT, manufacturing, engineering, sales and marketing and strategic development. Jon has gained over 25 years experience in the Forestry, Pulp and Paper business and his interest in the Industry started from his Biochemistry degree from Manchester University and then a PhD from UMIST in Pulp and Paper Manufacturing.
Jon’s career has spanned International boundaries starting in the UK in Technical and production management of fine coated papers mills, then in NZ with Packaging Paper Manufacturing at Kinleith and then Pulp mill management experience at Tasman. A short spell in Australia in general management looking after multiple manufacturing facilities with sales and marketing responsibilities. He came to his senses and moved back to New Zealand nearly 2 years ago to take up the challenge with CHH PPP.