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Wildpack appoints new VP of Sales

Wildpack Beverage Inc has announced the addition of David Bower as its new Vice President of Sales. David Bower joins the Wildpack leadership team following six successful years with the Midwest regional craft brewery Upland Brewing Co., where he served as President & CEO. He has prior experience in the beverage supplier and the wholesaler…

Ricardo Tadeu, Chief Growth Officer, AB InBev

Anheuser-Busch InBev appoints Marcel Marcondes as global CMO

Anheuser-Busch InBev has announced  a newly aligned commercial leadership structure it says is designed to accelerate the next phase of innovation and growth. Based in New York, Ricardo Tadeu, formerly Chief B2B Officer, has been appointed to the newly created role, Chief Growth Officer, reporting to AB InBev Chief Executive Officer, Michel Doukeris. This new…

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INX announces three new Vice President Promotions

INX International Ink Co has recognised the contributions of three long-time employees who were recently promoted to Vice President positions. Brian Petzel, Renee Schouten and Heather Seville have a combined 75 years experience with INX, the third largest producer of inks in North America and the industry leader in metal decorating inks and color management…

Dr. Arnd Köfler - Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG introduce changes to executive board

The Supervisory Board of Thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG has approved a proposal to expand the Executive Board of Thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG as from May 1, 2022. Dr. Heike Denecke-Arnold will be Chief Operating Officer responsible for the operating production areas and thus the entire area from iron and steel production down to the finishing…


Crown launches the fifth cycle of FORWARD initiative

Following the enormous success of Crown’s FORWARD program over the past four years, the company are excited to bring it ‘forward’ once more for the fifth cycle in 2022. The initiative is designed to accelerate the careers of highly skilled graduates with two to five years of experience in engineering or commercial roles in the…


Tom Giddings appointed Alupro’s Executive Director

Alupro, the aluminium packaging recycling organisation, has announced the appointment of Tom Giddings as Executive Director. Previously Interim General Manager, Giddings takes up the role with immediate effect. As Executive Director, Giddings will be responsible for leading Alupro as it works to fulfil the industry’s obligation to meet, and exceed, recycling targets for aluminium packaging.…


Silgan announces new Non-Executive Chairman as part of long-term succession plan

Silgan Holdings Inc has announced that as part of the continuation of its long-term succession planning, Anthony J. Allott has been appointed Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company, effective April 1, 2022, having served as Executive Chairman until that time. “This is the next planned logical step of our long-term succession…


Dr. Andreas Pleßke confirmed as new chairman of drupa

Dr. Andreas Pleßke, CEO at Koenig & Bauer AG, has been appointed Chairman of Drupa. Wolfgang Poppen, Managing Partner at Freiburger Druck GmbH & Co. KG and President of the German Printing and Media Industries Federation (Bundesverband Druck und Medien e.V.), was confirmed as his deputy. Both candidates were elected unanimously. Dr. Andreas Pleßke succeeds…


LINDAL Group announce new North American Sales Director

LINDAL Group have announced Dave Murphy as their new Sales Director in North America. Dave has taken up the position based at the company’s Indiana facility following 15 years in senior sales, business development and customer relationship leadership roles in the packaging sector. Previously holding posts at Amcor, Essentra, DS Smith and Huhtamaki, he has…


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…


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