John Charlton

Non-Executive Chairman

Date of appointment:

John joined the Board in April 2010 and was appointed Chairman of the Board on 7 September 2011.

Experience In his executive career:

John was previously Senior Vice President International of American Greetings Corporation and Chief Executive of UK Greetings Ltd. He was also Chairman of Amscan International Ltd.

External appointments:

John is Chairman of SA Greeting (Pty) Ltd, a South African company.


In-depth knowledge of the international greetings, card, gift packaging, stationery and social expression gift market.