CANPACK GROUP NAMES STEPHEN MCANENY AS GROUP VP COMMERCIAL

Former Smurfit Kappa VP Sales to Lead CANPACK Group’s Sales, Marketing and Logistics Teams

Krakow, February, 2019 – CANPACK Group, a global manufacturer of sustainable primary packaging solutions, announced the appointment of Stephen McAneny to a newly-created position of Group Vice-President Commercial.

Stephen’s appointment is an important step for CANPACK as it expands its business and opens operations in new markets. Leveraging over 30 years of progressive sales and marketing experience, Stephen will lead sales, marketing and logistics of the entire CANPACK Group including beverage cans, glass bottles, metal closures, as well as food and industrial packaging businesses. On top of it, his role will be substantial in guiding CANPACK’s approach to innovation.

“Stephen will be playing a pivotal role in serving key accounts, driving sales and implementing broader commercial initiatives within our entire organization, covering aluminum beverage cans, glass bottles, food and industrial packaging and crown caps. We look forward to benefiting from his vast cross-market and cross-cultural experience in the field of sales and marketing,” said Herman Nicolaas Nusmeier, CEO at CANPACK Group.

“I am excited to be joining such a dynamic and agile company, and helping to support our customers in addressing their critical business issues and creating substantiated value across their end-to-end supply chains. By putting our customers front and center, I believe we can truly differentiate through our agile manufacturing and decision-making, our product innovation and our expansive service offering to provide our customers with an enhanced ‘consumer experience’,” said Stephen McAneny, Group VP Commercial at CANPACK Group.

Prior to his role at CANPACK, Stephen served as Vice-President of Sales Europe at Smurfit Kappa and held senior roles with DS Smith and SCA Hygiene Products.