Simon, took over the day-to-day running of Gravure Cylinders in 2011, when he joined the business and acquired shareholding. He has been involved in the Printing and Paper Industry for more than 20 years.
Over the years he has developed an interest in Strategic Business Development and Leadership. He completed his National Diploma in Printing Management at the then, Cape Technikon, and then went on to complete his B-Tech Degree in Management at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. He also holds a MBA from the University of Pretoria (GIBS).
Simon has formed Gilsonn Investments with Craig (Gilmour), an entity that has an interest in a few other packaging and print related companies.
Craig has a wealth of Packaging and Print experience. Having started at the grass root level has been through the entire cylinder Manufacturing, Galvano and Engraving process. He has been involved in the business since 1985 before working in alternative related operations both in South Africa and in the United Kingdom. In 2001 he bought the business and served as MD until the end of 2010.
Craig has further honed his business skills, completing qualifications at the University of the Witwatersrand and has continued to make a significant contribution to Gravure Cylinders.