ALPLA North America announces new Regional Managing Director
Tasos Pourloukakis takes over management
McDonough, GA, 6 October 2022 – ALPLA Group, a global packaging manufacturer for a wide range of industries, announced the appointment of Tasos Pourloukakis as its new Regional Managing Director for 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.
‘I am delighted to welcome Tasos Pourloukakis to his new role as Regional Managing Director North America. In addition to his many years of managing experience as ALPLA Country Manager in UK, he has a broad background knowledge of numerous different business areas within the packaging industry. That makes him the ideal person to decisively drive our expansion course on the US market’, said ALPLA CEO Philipp Lehner.
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.
About the ALPLA Group
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.
ALPLA operates recycling plants for PET and HDPE in Austria, Germany, Poland, Mexico, Italy, Spain, Romania and Thailand. Other projects are being implemented internationally.
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