David Connett

David Connett

David Connett

President, European Toner and InkJet Remanufacturers Association (ETIRA)
United Kingdom

David’s early career was as an engineer (M, IEEE) in the defence and aerospace industry and he was an active (Toner Everywhere) remanufacturer for seven years before taking over The Recycler in 1997. During his time as Editor, both he and the magazine were part of the lobbying effort to raise the profile of the industry and regularly briefs academics and parliamentarians. David was the founder of ETIRA (the European Toner and Inkjet Remanufacturers’ Association) and in June 2018 he was elected President of ETIRA. David has spoken at many industry conferences and events, and he regularly briefs the international press and lobby groups on industry issues.

Today, David is a Fellow of The Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing and a partner at Connett & Unland GbR a Media, Marketing, Public Relations team based in Germany providing expertise to office imaging business owners and companies around the world


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