Villaquiran named as CEO of Canpack Group

Giorgi Global Holdings and the Canpack Group have appointed Roberto Villaquiran as chief executive officer of the Canpack Group and president of the management board of Can-Pack S.A.

“We are absolutely thrilled that Roberto will be joining our team as CEO of Canpack,” said Peter Giorgi, president and chief executive officer of Giorgi Global Holdings, owner of the Canpack Group. “Roberto’s impeccable track record of leadership of multi-national, multi-cultural packaging companies coupled with his un-paralleled business acumen and intense focus on both the commercial and operational sides of the business are the perfect combination of skills and qualities needed to not only continue but to accelerate Canpack’s impressive growth trajectory and strategic focus on flexible and agile manufacturing, innovation, corporate sustainability and responsibility, as well as customer focus.”

Prior to joining Canpack, Roberto served as CEO of Logoplaste, a global packaging manufacturer. There he was instrumental in implementing a new management structure, focusing the organisation on operational excellence, building a strong world-class team, and creating a sustainable platform for future growth. Prior to Logoplaste, Roberto spent 30 years in multiple roles at Smurfit Kappa Group, a provider of paper-based packaging.

Roberto said: “Canpack is a great global group with talented people and an admirable culture. I thank Peter Giorgi, and the Giorgi Global Holdings and Canpack leadership teams for the trust they have placed in me, and I am confident that together we will continue to build on Canpack’s great heritage and track record of impressive growth while serving Canpack’s customers and engaging Canpacks impressive and dedicated global workforce.”

Roberto’s new role is effective 1 June 2019.

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