hubergroup – Changes in management board

Heiner Klokkers took over as Chairman of the Management Board on 1 January 2018, one of several changes in the hubergroup’s leadership (Source, hubergroup)
GERMANY • Ursula Borgmann, who chaired hubergroup’s Management Board and headed the technology division, handed over her responsibilities to her successors at the beginning of 2018 after more than 30 years in a leadership position. During 2018 she will continue to be available in an advisory capacity before she will retire. Consequently there will be changes…

Clondalkin Flexible Packaging – Welcomes first female engineering apprentice

Lauren Stone, Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury’s first female engineer, has joined the company on a three-year apprenticeship (Source, Clondalkin)
UK • The die-cut lid and shrink sleeve manufacturer Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury (formerly Chadwicks) has appointed Lauren Stone as an Engineering Apprentice. She joins the company on a three-year apprenticeship and is the company’s first female engineer. Working on a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering Maintenance – EME Engineered Systems (Pathway E) Advanced Apprenticeship,…

SAM – Frank Schäfer in as new director of sales and marketing

Frank Schäfer has assumed the position of SAM’s new director of sales and marketing (Source, SAM)
KOREA n The company is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Schäfer. With over 25 years of professional experience in the global sales of complex and customized machinery, before joining SAM, he worked for nearly 20 years at Kroenert in various functions related to sales, the last as sales director new products. Before that,…

Elopak – new Chief Executive Officer and President Thomas Körmendi to join in April

Thomas Körmendi will join Elopak in April as the company's new CEO and President (Source, Elopak)
NORWAY • Thomas Körmendi is currently CEO at Kezzler AS, a Norwegian company working with the digitalization of packaging. Earlier in his career Thomas worked about twenty years at Tetra Pak in various international positions. His latest position in Tetra Pak was as Vice President and head of North Europe with 1200 employees and four…

RKW Group – Reinhold Franke joins board as new head of packaging

Reinhold Franke has been appointed to the RKW Executive Board and serves as head of the packaging division (Source, RKW)
GERMANY • The Supervisory Board of the RKW Group has appointed Reinhold Franke to the RKW Executive Board, effective beginning September 1, 2017. A graduate in business administration, Franke has decades of experience in the sales and marketing of plastic films and flexible packaging. He takes over the tasks of Board member Matthias Kaufmann, who left…

Siegwerk appoints new board member

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Dr Jan Breitkopf has joined the board of management in the position of president packaging EMEA (Source, Siegwerk)
GERMANY • After five years in various executive positions at Siegwerk, on 1 September, Dr Jan Breitkopf joined the board of management where he has taken over the position of president packaging EMEA from Hugo Noordhoek Hegt. Breitkopf will join the board of the packaging ink manufacturer to oversee the European, Middle East and African (EMEA)…

Flexprint – Tom Callinan named president of as company continues expanding

Flexprint has named Tom Callinan as new president of the company (Source, Flexprint)
USA • Having previously served as president of Strategy Development, an industry consulting firm, Callinan has held numerous senior management and executive roles at Fortune 500 companies including CFO/VP of Operations for a $335 million document technology business and president of a $1.4 billion business unit with 1,100 sales professionals and 6,800 employees.