London based innovation consultancy PDD announced the appointment of Vassilios Kanellopoulos as Business Development Director and Alastair Kingsland as Design Director.
Vassilios Kanellopoulos Business Development Director
Vassilios brings a wealth of consultancy knowledge and experience both in the Technology Innovation and the Management/Business consulting fields with special focus in the FMCG and Medical sectors. Vassilios is in charge of business development worldwide promoting PDD Group's capabilities and services with emphasis on the creation of key accounts and client relationship management.
"PDD offers great scope for a focussed business development drive internationally" comments Vassilios. "I am excited to be part of the team that will push PDD forward, building new business relationships and enabling more clients to benefit from PDD's unique, integrated approach."
Alastair Kingsland Design Director
Alastair has 18 years experience across many sectors of product and packaging design. Alastair started his career at PDD in the early 1990's becoming a Senior Designer before leaving to experience the wider world. His career has seen him design award-winning telecoms products for BT, recreate Del Monte's Fruitini pack graphics and run his own packaging design consultancy. He recently designed an award-winning porters chair for Vernacare and The Department of Health.
"I am delighted to be back at PDD as Design Director," he comments. "I believe passionately in designing for real people, making products accessible and ensuring they address real needs. PDD's ethos is the same. It's an inspiring and exciting consultancy with such a consistently high standard of output, meeting the needs of clients by strong integration of user and trends research. I am thrilled to be back."
"These appointments are very exciting for the company," added Karsten Fischer, MD. "We are delighted to welcome Vassilios, and look forward to forging new business relationships through him. We are equally thrilled to welcome back Alastair. He has incredibly strong design credentials and already knows and understands PDD's ethos. With his thorough understanding of all aspects of the product design process our clients can only benefit from having him as our new Design Director."