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Vienna, November 12, 2015 – The supervisory board of Constantia Flexibles Group has decided to appoint Pierre-Henri Bruchon (53) Head of the company’s Pharma division, effective January 1, 2016. As Executive Vice President (EVP) of Pharma, Bruchon will become member of the Executive Committee of Constantia Flexibles, reporting to CEO Alexander Baumgartner.
Bruchon, currently Senior Vice President Sales Pharma (SVP), will succeed Walter Ometto, who is stepping down from his position as Head of the Pharma division, as planned. He has held this role since June 2012.
“We are delighted that Pierre-Henri will take on this new role, thus providing business continuity,” said Alexander Baumgartner. “We would like to thank Walter for his dedication and professional work in the past.”
Pierre-Henri Bruchon studied at L'Université Paris Descartes and holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. In the last four years, Bruchon has held the position of SVP Sales Pharma for Constantia Flexibles, being responsible for the Pharma division’s Sales and Product Management activities, as well as the respective market strategy. Before joining Constantia Flexibles as Sales Director Pharma in July 2003, Bruchon worked for different packaging companies such as VAW Flexibles, AC Folien and Plastohm GmbH.
Constantia Flexibles’ Pharma division achieved sales of about 275 million euro in 2014 and has about 1,000 employees. The division specializes in the production of coldform foils, blister lidding foils and laminates for pharmaceutical and Home & Personal Care (HPC) applications. It has six production plants in Europe.
Constantia Flexibles is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of flexible packaging products and labels. The Group supplies its products to numerous multinational corporations and local market leaders in the food, pet food, pharmaceuticals and beverage industries. In total, Constantia Flexibles has over 3,000 customers worldwide. Over 8,400 employees in almost 80 Group companies around the world supply innovative solutions on a global level.
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