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UTC appoints new packaging team

The Board of Directors at UTC Overseas has appointed a new leadership team to drive its continued expansion in the packaging logistics market. Richard Schues, formerly Denver branch manager, will assume the role of director, global packaging, and Eliana McCaffery, previously regional development manager, will move into the role of global development manager, packaging. UTC…


Steve Figueroa Joins Roeslein as VP of Global Construction and Operational Services

Steve Figueroa has joined Roeslein as VP of Global Construction and Operational Services, to the team. Steve brings with him 27 years of experience in industrial projects and is looking forward to applying his knowledge at Roeslein. “I am a project person,” Figueroa stated. “From scheduling, estimates, and project controls to the full management of…


Dave Lewis joins PepsiCo board of directors

Former Tesco CEO Dave Lewis has joined PepsiCo’s board of directors. Lewis stepped down as head of the UK’s biggest retailer in September. PepsiCo chairman and CEO Ramon Laguarta said Lewis would bring a “unique, global perspective on consumer centricity, retail strategy, operations and supply chain management for consumer-facing brands” to the business. “He is…


The European Aerosol Federation elects a new president for a two year tenure

Urs Hauser, a representative from the Assoziation der Schweizerischen Aerosolindustrie (Switzerland) has succeeded Gilles Baudin a representative from the Comité Français des Aérosols (France), who has served as President for the last two years. Urs Hauser is currently Senior Sales Manager at Pamasol Willi Mäder AG. He has dedicated his career to work with aerosol…


Industry stalwart Martha Rojas joins John Good Logistics’ newly established U.S. operation

John Good Logistics has appointed industry veteran Martha Rojas as Executive Vice President of Sales to lead on project development and relationships in the U.S market. Martha joins long-time associate Dean Temple, himself recently hired as President, to run the firm’s newly opened U.S office in Saddle Brook, N.J, in the New York Metropolitan Area.…


Zeller+Gmelin appoints new head of printing inks division

Printing ink manufacturer Zeller+Gmelin GmbH & Co. KG, based in Eislingen, Germany, has set itself the goal of expanding its traditionally successful business line of UV printing inks for analogue processes and further developing additional innovative printing ink technologies. These activities are important to securing the company’s long-term future. Andreas Koch’s extensive experience in this…


Tata Steel packaging appoints Luc Brantjes as sales director

Luc Brantjes has been appointed sales director for Tata Steel’s packaging sector. Luc began his career with Hoogovens in the late nineties; proceeding on to Tata Steel’s packaging sector where he spent a subsequent six years as account manager and commercial manager. Following various management roles within Tata Steel, Luc returned to the company’s packaging…


INX International’s Renee Schouten appointed President of IMDPA

INX International Director of Marketing Renee Schouten is the new President of the International Metal Decorating and Packaging Association. IMDPA has served the metal decorating industry for more than 85 years and represents over 600 lithographers, metal decorators, canmakers, designers and trade suppliers from more than 200 corporations worldwide. “Renee has worked tirelessly for the…


Barry-Wehmiller makes changes to senior leadership team

Strategic leadership moves set organisation up for planned growth while strengthening culture Barry-Wehmiller Companies Inc. has promoted Kyle Chapman to President, joining his father, CEO and Board Chairman Robert Chapman, in leadership of the 135-year-old, $3 billion-plus global manufacturing and engineering solutions firm. As Kyle steps into his new role after serving as Barry-Wehmiller’s Interim…

CANPACK appoints John O’Maoileoin as Group Sustainability Director

The CANPACK Group, a global manufacturer of sustainable primary packaging solutions, has appointed John O’Maoileoin to the newly created position of Group Sustainability Director. John’s appointment reaffirms the importance CANPACK places on sustainability, social and environmental issues and the pivotal role these issue play in the way the company does business. With over 12 years’…

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