Alpla Group, a global packaging manufacturer for a wide range of industries, announced the appointment of Tasos Pourloukakis as its new Regional Managing Director North America, the top business unit leader for the region. Tasos Pourloukakis was promoted from Country Managing Director for Alpla’s UK operations and brings a total of sixteen years of manufacturing and quality experience from both Alpla and another industry leader.
Prior to joining Alpla, Tasos Pourloukakis served with packaging manufacturer Crown Holdings, Inc. in the UK and in Dubai UAE, finishing as a Plant Manager at a large UK specialty packaging site, responsible for all activity including manufacturing, quality, engineering, HSE, logistics and finance. He held progressively responsible roles in quality, continuous improvement, operations and health and safety.
Alpla is one of the leading companies for plastic packaging and recycling. Around 22,100 employees produce tailor-made packaging systems, bottles, closures and injection moulded parts at 177 locations in 45 countries. The areas of application for the quality packaging are diverse: food and beverages, cosmetics and care products, household cleaners, detergents and cleaning agents, pharmaceuticals, motor oil and lubricants. The company operates recycling plants for PET and HDPE in Austria, Germany, Poland, Mexico, Italy, Spain, Romania and Thailand. Other projects are being implemented internationally.
Photo: Alpla announced the appointment of Tasos Pourloukakis as its new Regional Managing Director North America. (Source: Alpla)