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Sergey Yeskov appointed president and CEO of Molson Coors’ European business

Simon Cox, who for the last seven years has led Molson Coors’ European business unit, most recently as president and CEO, will retire Dec. 31 after 16 years with the company, Molson Coors said today. Sergey Yeskov, who currently serves as managing director of the company’s Central and Eastern Europe region, will take over effective…


Changes at the top for Crown

Crown’s, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Mr. Thomas A. Kelly has announced his intention to retire in early 2022.  Mr. Kevin C. Clothier, the Company’s Vice President & Treasurer, will assume the role of Senior Vice President and CFO, effective January 1, 2022, and will be working closely with Mr. Kelly during the…


Aluminium Association appoints new president and CEO

The Aluminum Association has announced that Charles “Chuck” Johnson will join as the group’s new president & CEO effective January 3, 2022. Johnson previously spent more than four years as president & CEO of the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), a trade organisation representing the personal protective equipment and technologies industry. Prior to that, he…


WALLRAM Poland co-owner hands reins over to son

Krzysztof Serwiński, c0-owner of WALLRAM, Poland, has announced that he is handing over the reins to his son, Przemysław Serwiński. Przemysław’s journey with WALLRAM CTE began in 2005 as a CNC grinding specialist. After just six years, he took on the role of production supervisor. Over the last few years, Przemysław has also been responsible…


Aluminium Association President departs

According to a statement from the Aluminium Association, Tom Dobbins will be departing the Aluminum Association as president & CEO at the end of October. The association’s board of directors have thanked Mr. Dobbins for his service to the association and the aluminium industry. As the association conducts a search for a new president &…


Kingsland Drinks appoints Head Of Marketing and Insights

Kingsland Drinks has bolstered its senior team with the appointment of Charles Overin as head of marketing and insights at the company’s Salford head office. The firm said he will lead its insights team and play a key role in the development of the company’s branded portfolio, including canned RTDs Vin Crowd and Mix Up…


ISRA VISION enters the future with a new management team

More than three decades ago, ISRA VISION was founded as a spin-off of the Technical University of Darmstadt and subsequently developed into a leading global machine vision technology company. At the end of June 2021, the founder and CEO of ISRA VISION, Enis Ersü, retired from his operational professional life. In the course of his…


Independent Can Company promotes new COO

Independent Can have announced the promotion of Ryan Douglas Huether to Chief Operating Officer. Over the past nineteen years, Ryan has acquired experience in warehouse management, outside sales, international procurement, lithography plant leadership and most recently, as Chief Sales Officer for the company. “After the acquisition of Steel tin (Ball Corporation’s specialty can division), Ryan…


New CEO at AB InBev looks beyond beer for growth

When Carlos Brito used to stride onto the stage at the gathering of Anheuser-Busch InBev NV’s top 100 leaders each spring, he’d bring the crowd to its feet with AC/DC’s “Back in Black” blaring from the speakers. In a choice fit for disruptive times, Michel Doukeris, who succeeded Brito as chief executive officer of the…


Silgan announces new CEO

Silgan Holdings has announced that, as part of the continuation of its long-term succession planning, its Board of Directors has appointed Adam J. Greenlee as Chief Executive Officer of the Company, effective September 1, 2021. Mr. Greenlee will also continue as President of the Company. Mr. Greenlee joined Silgan in 2005 and ran its North…


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