International packaging and paper group Mondi has appointed Erik Bouts as CEO to its fibre packaging business unit, effective 1 April. Bouts replaces the outgoing CEO, Jussi Vanhanen.
The unit generated sales of around €2 billion in 2016. It sells corrugated packaging products, industrial bags and extrusion coatings for a variety of consumer and industrial applications.
Bouts began his career at Philips, where he spent 21 years, going on to become president and CEO of Philips Lighting North America. Since that time, he has been with glass manufacturer Owens-Illinois, Inc. and served as global leader to Ball Corporation's global metal beverage-packaging business.
Erik Bouts is a citizen of the Netherlands.
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