P2P Group, the mailing and distribution solutions provider,  has appointed Peter Somers, former Managing Director of bpost parcels and international and member of the Executive Committee of bpost, to its board as Non Executive Director.

As Non Executive Director, Peter will help to shape the strategic direction of P2P and consolidate the company’s position in the market as a leading independent and privately owned distribution solutions provider to the ecommerce sector both in the UK and abroad.

Peter Somers comments:  “I have worked with P2P for a number of years and have been impressed with what they have achieved in a relatively short timescale.  I am very pleased to be accepted as part of their Senior Management Team and look forward to the challenges ahead. P2P has a great deal to offer the ecommerce sector with a number of key strategic initiatives in the pipeline.”

Commenting on the new appointment, Paul Galpin Managing Director of P2P Mailing said: “We are extremely pleased to add Peter’s wealth of experience to the board at a time when P2P is enjoying significant growth thanks to innovative service offerings such as TRAKPAK. We increased revenues from £29.3m during April 2013 to March 2014, to £33.5m for the nine months between April and December 2014. Our latest growth figures show that the company is continuing to expand at an impressive pace, and with the addition of Peter to our team we are fully focused on building on this success.”

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