BOBST has announced new leadership appointments for its flexible packaging business to implement its vision for the industry and better align its global expertise with the needs of brand owners, printers and converters.
This follows the implementation of the new Group organization in 2021.
The following appointments are effective as of January 1, 2022:
Mark McInulty has taken on the role of Head of Sales Flexible Packaging, while continuing his role as Head of the CI Flexo Product Line, based at Bobst Bielefeld, Germany. Mark has been instrumental in the commercial success of BOBST CI Flexo technology since joining the company in 2017 as Director of Service Sales.
Marco Carrara left his role as Area Sales Manager for Flexible Packaging and Labeling Equipment and Services for the Americas, Spain and Portugal, to become Technology Sales Manager for the CI Flexo product line. Marco has worked for BOBST since 1987 in various management positions in sales and service.
Michele Riva has been appointed Technology Sales Director for the Engraving and Lamination product lines, based at Bobst Italia. Michele, who brings extensive experience as Global Sales and Marketing Director for several international companies in the digital printing industry, joined Bobst Group in 2020 and is leaving BOBST’s Digital Printing Division to take up his new role. .
After nearly four decades of dedicated service, leading flexible packaging sales teams around the world, Giovanni Caprioglio is narrowing the scope of his business. He will continue to bring his invaluable knowledge and experience to support the business development of the coatings product line in an advisory role.
Commenting on these new appointments, Davide Garavaglia, Managing Director of Bobst Italia, said: “The latest appointments support the execution of our strategic plan, giving impetus to BOBST’s industry transformation activities in line with the vision of the company on digitization, automation, connectivity and sustainability. As the industry continues its unique transformation, we continue to build a new structure to better serve the future of our customers in the flexible packaging industry.