15 April 2021
DS Smith Plc
DS Smith will today be hosting the first in a series of seminars for financial analysts and investors, starting at 3.00pm (UK).
The virtual event will be introduced by Miles Roberts, CEO of DS Smith, and comprise presentations from a number of the management team including our Head of Strategy and Head of Sales, Marketing and Innovation. After an extraordinary year, we will discuss our views on "Packaging in a post-Covid world", together with a focus on the evolving and exciting trends in e-commerce and our leading customer offering to drive continuing volume and value-added growth.
DS Smith issued a Q1 trading update on 3 March 2021 and no new material financial information or trading update will be given today. DS Smith will issue a pre-close trading update for the period ending 30 April 2021 on 29 April.
The event will be via live webcast, with the link for registering available at www.dssmith/investors/results-and-presentations.com. The webcast will also be available for replay. The slide deck will be made available on our website at the start of the event.
DS Smith Plc
Investors +44 (0)20 7756 1800
Hugo Fisher, Group Investor Relations Director
Rachel Stevens, Investor Relations Director
Greg Dawson, Group Corporate Affairs Director
Brunswick +44 (0)20 7404 5959
Simon Sporborg, Dan Roberts
About DS Smith
DS Smith is a leading provider of sustainable paper-based packaging worldwide which is supported by recycling and papermaking operations. It play a central role in the value chain across sectors including e-commerce, fast moving consumer goods and industrials. Through its purpose of 'Redefining Packaging for a Changing World' and its Now and Next sustainability strategy, DS Smith is committed to leading the transition to the circular economy, while delivering more circular solutions for its customers and wider society - replacing problem plastics, taking carbon out of supply chains and providing innovative recycling solutions. Its bespoke box-to-box in 14 days model, design capabilities and innovation strategy sits at the heart of this response. DS Smith operates in 34 countries employing around 30,000 people and is a Strategic Partner of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.