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Packaging Consultancy ‘The CANsultants’ closes with new business launched

The CANsultants, Scott Biondich and John Adams have announced the closing of their packaging consultancy business. In a statement, the two said, “After an incredible eight-year journey, it is with mixed emotions that we announce the closing of our packaging consultancy practice, The CANsultants. Scott will continue consulting while John is retiring. “We extend our…

Michael Wilks

Bunting’s Marketing Director Michael Wilks retires after 23-year career

At the end of March 2024, Bunting’s Marketing Director Michael Wilks retires and concludes his memorable career at Bunting. During 23 years with the company, the Marketing Director has been a core member of the management team overseeing a prestigious period of sales growth and company acquisition. Michael took his first steps into the workplace…


Mark Doherty appointed new Managing Director at John West

Mark Doherty, currently Commercial Director John West, has taken over as John West Managing Director as of March 12, 2024. He will lead all John West entities including the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, and export markets. He follows Paul Stephenson in this role, who left the organization at the end of last month. Mark has…


Hoffman Neopac CEO resigns due to ‘differences of opinion’

Mark Aegler, CEO of the Hoffmann Neopac Group, has decided to leave Hoffman Neopac after 13 years. Certain differences of opinion between the Supervisory Board and Mark Aegler on the Group’s strategic direction have led to his decision to continue his professional career outside of the Hoffmann Neopac Group. He will continue to act as…


Roeslein welcomes Eric Goettelmann as new CFO

A graduate of the John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University and holding an MBA from the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, Eric is also a Certified Public Accountant. Prior to joining Roeslein, Eric served as President of Midas Capital, a division of Midas Hospitality, which he co-founded in…


APEAL welcomes new Head of EU Affairs

APEAL has announced the appointment of Metka Cavka Luciani as its new Head of EU Affairs, effective March 11th. Bringing 15 years of professional experience and a passion for sustainability to the role, Metka joins APEAL from her position as Account Director of Sustainability at Weber Shandwick, where she provided strategic counsel to brands and…


Roeslein welcomes new European MD

Roeslein has welcomed Anna Podolak to its European team. Anna will be entering into the newly created Managing Director of Europe role, leading Roeslein’s operations in Poland and the UK. Anna comes to Roeslein with an impressive combination of higher education and leadership experience. She has a Master’s in Chemical & Process Engineering, a Master’s…


Industrial Physics appoints Global VP of Operations and Supply Chain

Industrial Physics, has appointed Michael Jacobsen to the position of Vice President of Global Operations and Supply Chain. Michael, who has been working with the company for several months, brings significant experience in quality and development within regulated sectors and will provide over twenty years’ worth of experience to the team. The news follows a…


PPG announces two executive appointments

PPG have announced two executive appointments. Irene Tasi, currently senior vice president and chief growth officer (CGO), will become senior vice president, industrial coatings. In addition, Alisha Bellezza, currently vice president, automotive coatings, will become senior vice president, automotive coatings. Both appointments are effective March 1, 2024. Irene Tasi, currently PPG senior vice president and…

Andy Trejo

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…

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