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Prime Controls welcomes new Field Service Installer and System Installation Coordinator

Prime Controls has appointed Andy Trejo as the company’s new Field Service Installer and System Installation Coordinator. Trejo will be responsible for field service, training, and support along with product installations of the company’s growing line of can and end leak detection systems. He joins the Prime Controls team from SpecMetrix where he served as…


Princes names new head of operations for its canning division

International food and drink group Princes has announced three new appointments across its UK manufacturing leadership team. After leading the Group’s canning operations in Long Sutton and Wisbech over the past 10 years, Rob James has taken up the role of Group Engineering Director. Henry Butters has been appointed as the new Head of Operations…


MPE welcomes new CEO Krassimira Kazashka

Metal Packaging Europe (MPE) are delighted to announce the arrival of our new CEO, Krassimira Kazashka. With over two decades of experience and in-depth knowledge of EU institutions, policies, and business associations, Krassimira will add value to the industry and the MPE team. Before joining MPE, Krassimira worked for multinational companies, European associations, and the…


PepsiCo announces new Chief Financial Officer

PepsiCo have announced that Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer, Hugh Johnston, will be leaving the company on November 30 and that  James (Jamie) Caulfield has been appointed Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer PepsiCo. Johnston retires from PepsiCo after 34 years of incredible and stellar service to the company.  He joined the company in…

Anthony Allott, appointed Chairman of the Board

Velox announces Anthony Allott as new Chairman

Velox has announced the appointment of Anthony (Tony) Allott, Co-founder of Waypoint Investors and a veteran in the packaging industry, as Chairman of its Board of Directors. Waypoint Investors LLP led the company’s last investment round which was recently completed. Tony is an experienced senior executive in the packaging sector. For 16 years, Tony was…


Hoffmann Neopac appoints new Sales Director

Hoffmann Neopac has appointed Martin de Olde as the company’s new Sales Director for its sustainably growing Business Unit Tins. Mr. de Olde joins Hoffmann Neopac with more than 20 years of experience in sales, marketing and business development. Most recently, Mr. de Olde has been serving as the company’s Interim Sales & Business Development…


Tubex appoints new CEO

Tubex Holding has appointed Cornelius Grupp as its new CEO. Grupp is taking over from his father, Dr. Cornelius Grupp, who will assume the position of Chairman of the Supervisory Board. The history of the Tubex Group spans more than seven decades. Under the leadership of Dr. Cornelius Grupp, the Tubex Group has grown to…

Prime Control’s Mark Mohn joins SpecMetrix Systems Team as Technical Sales Manager

Sensory Analytics has hired Mark Mohn as its new Technical Sales Manager. In his new role, Mark will help the company meet the increased year-end demand for the company’s innovative SpecMetrix systems product lines within the global metal packaging and coated metals business segments. Mark is a familiar face for metal packaging industry customers, where…


Ball Corporation CFO Morrison to Retire and Howard Yu Named Successor

Ball Corporation announced that Scott C. Morrison, 61, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will retire from the role after more than two decades with the company.  Howard Yu, 51, has been named to succeed Morrison as executive vice president and CFO, starting Sept. 25. Morrison will remain with the company as a senior advisor to ensure…

ALTANA announces changes in leadership

ALTANA has announced a change in leadership at its largest division BYK. As of October 1, 2023, Dr. Tammo Boinowitz will be passing on the global management reins of the division to Dr. Jörg Hinnerwisch, the Chief Technology Officer at BYK. In this new capacity, Dr. Hinnerwisch will also become a member of ALTANAs Executive…

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