Pregis appoints Kevin Baudhuin as president and CEO
Completes sale of Kobusch-Sengewald business to sun european partners, LLP(PresseBox) (Deerfield, IL, )
Mr. Baudhuin joined Pregis in December 2007 as president of the company's North American protective packaging business and was promoted to president of global protective packaging in October 2010.
Mr. Fischer commented, "Kevin is an experienced leader who has been instrumental in helping Pregis' protective packaging business achieve new milestones during the past four years. In his expanded role, we are confident that he can assist the company in realizing additional growth potential."
In addition, the Company announced today that it has completed the sale of its Kobusch-Sengewald business to an affiliate of Sun European Partners, LLP for €160 million. The Company had previously announced the agreement to sell the business on October 14, 2011.
Mr. Baudhuin commented, "Pregis has strategically realigned its business by divesting itself of certain operating units. This will enable the company to focus on growing its core protective packaging business. Our objective is to provide value-added protective packaging solutions and services that continue to set new industry standards."
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