DS Smith

DS Smith is a leading provider of sustainable packaging solutions across the globe, with a presence in 36 countries, employing 26K+ people. Their employee surveys confirmed something that they had suspected – that after a large number of acquisitions, the way employees understood DS Smith values varied significantly.

DS Smith created a new initiative called Engaging Managers, designed to help managers learn to articulate the ambition and direction of the business and why certain behaviors were required to move teams along that path. Engaging Managers provided an opportunity for all managers at all levels to inspire those around them; develop skills to increase employee engagement and most importantly, become true role models for their corporate values to achieve their strategic goals.




Packaging Solutions




Talent Alignment

One of the biggest challenges for any manager is engaging their people to contribute and feel part of a vision and future growth. Engaging managers is now a fundamental part of the continued development of DS Smith.

Group Chief Executive

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