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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