Jennings announced for CanTech the Grand Tour Candid Forum

Simon Jennings has been confirmed as the first member on the panel of metal packaging experts at this year’s Candid Forum at CanTech The Grand Tour trade event in Istanbul, Turkey, on 27 March 2019.

In 2010 Jennings founded Nomis Consultancy, which has supported a number of packaging companies around the world. In 2014 he became chairman of Pakistan Aluminium Beverage Company, which built the pioneering beverage can plant in the country, now in its second year of operation.

He is currently with a family office to develop a breakthrough in end technology, Open Clean, with the aim of bringing an improved beverage can experience for consumers. Jennings also plays an active role on the editorial board of CanTech International.

Previously, Jennings has also held senior roles at Rexam, GZI Industries, Hulamin, Rockware Group, Kimberly Clark and O-I.

Commenting on the announcement, Bell Publishing events manager, Megan Freeman, said: “We’re delighted to announce Simon as our first expert on this year’s Candid Forum. Simon has a great heritage within the industry,  with a number of senior roles held.

“Simon also has an extensive breadth of knowledge of the packaging industry as a whole, which means he has an interesting take on the state of the metal packaging industry at present, and its prospects for the future. The Candid Forum is shaping up to being another fantastic session.”

More developments on the Candid Forum will be announced in due course.

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