Michael Brunton, former Managing Director of Brunton Business Publications Ltd and global corrugated industry icon for more than four decades, passed away in a UK hospital on the evening of Wednesday, March 3, from complications due to a stroke. He was 73.
Brunton and the late Ted Vilardi, founder and owner of NV Business Publications, co-founded Corrugated Today, sister publication of Board Converting News, in 2005.
Brunton is survived by his wife, Fiona, and sons, Benjamin and Daniel, who is joint President/Publisher of Brunton Business Publications Ltd.
A full obituary will appear in the March 15 issue of Board Converting News and on the websites boardconvertingnews.com and thepackagingportal.com as soon as it becomes available.