Executive Committee

Roberto Villaquiran 

Group CEO

Roberto Villaquiran 

Roberto Villaquiran has been the Chief Executive Officer of CANPACK S.A. since 2019. Mr. Villaquiran is responsible for execution of the Company’s strategy. Since 2019, Mr. Villaquiran has served as President of CANPACK S.A. Management Board. He has over 30 years of experience in the paper and rigid plastic sector. From 2017 to 2019, Mr. Villaquiran served as Chief Executive Officer of Logoplaste. From 2014 to 2017, Mr. Villaquiran served as Chief Executive Officer in Europe for Smurfit Kappa. He holds a B.A.Sc. in Chemical Engineering and, a Master’s degree in Finance from the Illinois Institute of Technology, and an Executive MBA from London Business School.

Marius Croitoru

Group CFO

Marius Croitoru

Marius Croitoru has been Chief Financial Officer of CANPACK S.A. since 2015. Since 2016, Mr. Croitoru has served as Vice President of CANPACK S.A. Management Board. He is also a Member of a number of other CANPACK S.A. management boards including CANPACK India, CANPACK Netherlands and CANPACK Moscow. Prior to assuming his role at CANPACK S.A., Mr. Croitoru worked as Chief Financial Officer for Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company in Romania, Italy and Switzerland, and began his career at Arthur Andersen & Co. He is a Certified Chartered Accountant and a Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Mr. Croitoru holds a Masters in Accounting and Informatics from the Academy of Economics Study in Bucharest, Romania.

Małgorzata Podrecka

Group Legal & PR Officer

Małgorzata Podrecka

Małgorzata Podrecka has been Vice President of the Management Board since 2013, having joined CANPACK S.A. shortly after the Company was established. Ms. Podrecka is responsible for legal, compliance, sustainability and public relations. Since 2019, she has been a member of the Entrepreneurship Council, an advisory body to the President of the Republic of Poland. From 2011 to 2017, Ms. Podrecka served as Vice President of the Lewiatan Court of Arbitration in Warsaw, Poland. Ms. Podrecka studied at the Catholic University of Leuven and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and holds a post-doctoral degree from Jagiellonian University.

Stephen McAneny

Group Commercial Officer

Stephen McAneny

Stephen McAneny has been the Group Commercial Officer of CANPACK S.A. since 2019. Mr. McAneny has over 30 years of commercial experience in a variety of leadership roles including strategy and marketing and sales. He has a proven track record of increasing sales and delivering profitable growth in B2B and B2C environments within the fast moving consumer goods and industrial sectors. He holds a BA in American Politics and History from Middlesex University, London.

Jari Utriainen

Group Quality and Safety Officer

Jari Utriainen

Jari Utriainen has been the Group Quality and Safety Officer since September 2019. He has over 20 years of experience in quality and operational excellence. He has worked in industries such as mechanical plastics and metals, industrial electronics and office products including packaging mobile phones, consumer goods, medical devices and automotive and railways products. Prior to joining CANPACK S.A., Mr. Utriainen worked for multinational businesses in Europe, China and Hong Kong. Mr. Utriainen holds a B.S. from North Karelian Polytechnic, Finland and an MBA from the University of Manchester.

Marcin Fijalkowski

Group Operational Excellence & Investments Officer

Marcin Fijalkowski

Marcin Fijalkowski has been the Group Operational Excellence and Investments Officer of CANPACK S.A. since 2019. Mr. Fijalkowski has worked at CANPACK S.A. for over 24 years in positions such as the Investment Department Head overseeing all of the Company’s investments in the aluminum sector, as well as prior roles in R&D World Class Manufacturing, Technology, Customer Technical Support and Quality and Maintenance. Mr. Fijalkowski holds a Master of Science, Electronic Engineer degree from AGH Cracow, a Project Management Degree from AGH Cracow and an MBA in International Business from the Cracow School of Business CUE and Saint Gallen Business School in Switzerland.

Monika Markowska

Group HR Officer

Monika Markowska

Monika Markowska has been the Group Human Resources Officer since 2019. Ms. Markowska has over 25 years of experience in human resources. Prior to joining CANPACK S.A., she served as Group Human Resources Director and a Member of the Executive Directors at the Coveris Group from 2016 to 2019. She also worked at Ardagh Group Netherlands from 2008 to 2016 and was responsible for the human resources activities for the Metal Division in Europe.