Whitmar Publications is delighted to announce that Sonia Sharma-Karia is the new editor of Digital Labels & Packaging, replacing David Pittman who leaves next week. David has edited the magazine since 2019, and is moving on to pastures new.

Lindsey Pearson, Whitmar Publications managing director, commented, ‘I’d like to thank David for his incredible contribution to the development of Digital Labels & Packaging over these years. He really has taken the title to new levels, and I’m sure all our readers and partners would wish him well for the next stage in his career.

‘At the same time, I am delighted to welcome Sonia to the business. She has worked in the packaging sector before and is an experienced journalist and editor that I know will work professionally and diligently to represent Digital Labels & Packaging and keep the magazine at the forefront of the industry.’

Ms Sharma-Karia has worked across a variety of sectors and magazine titles during her career so far, including in packaging, finance, sustainability and beauty. She has written for industry titles such as Packaging Today and Inside Packaging and was most recently working as a freelance journalist and editor.

‘I am thrilled to be joining the team at Whitmar Publications as editor of Digital Labels & Packaging. There is mass innovation in the industry at present and I am excited to be joining at such a pivotal time. With over a decade of B2B experience across various content topics, I am looking forward to all of the challenges and opportunities that this new role presents,’ Sonia commented.

You can contact Sonia Sharma-Karia regarding digital labels and packaging industry news, Digital Labels & Packaging magazine, or the Digital Labels & Packaging Awards at sonia.s@whitmar.co.uk