DS Smith announces key hires, External Paper Sales Director

Evan Johnson Joins DS Smith North America Supply Engine Team as External Paper Sales Director

Evan has held sales roles across multiple industries focused on national account development, territory management, business to business and consumer sales and merchant development at ECHOtape, Pak-Lite, Inc, and Priority Payment Systems. 

Evan will be responsible for expanding DS Smith’s North America Paper Sales organization and offerings in North America. 

Evan completed his Bachelor’s in Psychology from Lawrence University.

Emma Budzisz joins DS Smith as Director of Marketing for North America Packaging


Emma joins DS Smith from The Coca-Cola Company, where she focused on the development of brand vision and consumer and commercial marketing plans rooted in consumer and shopper insights for traditional and digital/social media campaigns at local, regional, and international levels.

Emma brings extensive experience from additional senior marketing roles in consumer, retail and e-commerce marketing across various portfolios of well-established and start-ups brands. She will lead the development of marketing and E-commerce objectives, supporting sales and growth initiatives for DS Smith Packaging in North America, and develop and drive promotions, marketing, and E-commerce strategies.