Director, Ecommerce and Business Developmentat
Yi is responsible for global ecommerce & business development based in Amcor’s headquarters in Zurich. Yi joined Amcor in 2008 and held multiple roles in marketing, innovation and business development based in USA and Europe. Yi’s packaging and market knowledge span across diverse end-use segments and across rigid, flexible packaging and folding cartons. Her passion is connecting the dots between market insights and solutions to drive growth for Amcor and its customers. Prior to Amcor, Yi previously worked for Philips in retail marketing and management in China. Yi holds an MBA from Henry B. Tippie School of Management, The University of Iowa, USA.
E-Commerce Packaging Business Development Manager and Regional Category Managerat
Marlena Hardy is e – Commerce Packaging Business Development Manager & Regional Category Manger at DS Smith.
She joined the business in 2018 and focuses on development of e-Commerce products and business (DS Smith e-Commerce Toolbox) in Europe. She is also working with a network of DS Smith e-Commerce sales specialists in Europe and plays an active role in building the e-Commerce category.
Marlena's experience includes retail and FMCG. She held several Global and Regional packaging and project management roles with Unilever as well as packaging development role at Asda Walmart. This unique combination of in-depth understanding of the operational, technical, environmental and economic aspects of packaging development in different environments gives her a highly developed insight into the specificity of e-Commerce and its key challenges.
David Van Der Lei
Global E-commerce Lead/International Trade Marketing Directorat
Perfetti Van Melle Group
David has been fascinated by marketing since his childhood. The first 10 years of his working life, he spend in management consulting, focusing on fixing strategic and growth challenges for CPG companies in US and Europe.
In 2005 he joined Perfetti Van Melle and took care of various candy brands in Benelux, focusing on innovation and impactful communications. Besides strong brand growth, the work was recognized with a Golden Effie and a British Design Effectiveness award. From 2010 to 2015 he was responsible for Marketing and Trade Marketing teams in Perfetti Van Melle Vietnam – achieving 5 years of consecutive double-digit growth for the brands in this emerging South East Asian country.
Since 2015 he is Perfetti’s Global Ecommerce Lead, supporting operating companies around the globe to quickly develop e-commerce skills and achieve above fair share in this emerging new eco-system.
VP Customer/Brand Engagement and Strategy, Inkjetat
Liz Logue became EFI’s VP of Inkjet Customer/Brand Engagement and Strategy in 2019, a new role focused on helping EFI’s digital corrugated customers engage with brands. Logue’s work helps drive market awareness about digital printing and value it brings to the consumers. She also researches and develops strategies to extend EFI’s inkjet technology portfolio into additional new markets that can benefit from the and continuing analog to digital transformation in print manufacturing.
Prior to taking her current role, Logue was Vice president of Corporate Business Development, and Ink Jet strategy at EFI. In that position, she was responsible for planning, market evaluation and execution behind strategic M&A and new market development activity. Her work has included directing or assisting in EFI’s strategic moves into ceramics, textiles and corrugated packaging, working with engineering, ink and software teams to implement the correct solutions for target markets.
Prior to joining EFI in 2008, Logue worked for 10 years in various roles at IT Strategies, a specialized strategic consultancy company focused on the digital print industry. In her roles she advised hardware, ink and software vendors on corporate, product and M&A strategy. She also managed research initiatives, maintained industry relationships and kept abreast of the latest technology developments.
Frits Van Den Bos
Frits van den Bos (1963) is Manager Innovation at GS1 Netherlands. For almost 30 year he is helping retailers and manufacturers to align their business processes in order to collaboratively create better value at lower costs for their consumers. Over the last 10 years his focus has been on the impact that online retail, sustainability and circularity bring to this collaborations. The link between products and the associated data proves to be a key enabler in this context.
Market Development Directorat
Herwin holds a Master in Business Administration as well as Technology & Innovation Management. He has over 15 years of experience in the packaging industry across different management roles in the sales and business development areas. He has a large breadth of knowledge and experience of working with and being responsible for some of the world's largest FMCG customers. During recent years, Herwin has been part of, and managed a multi-discipline innovation team (from development to implementation) with a clear focus and track record in ecommerce, supply chain and logistics. Sustainability is one of his passions, both from a business perspective and personally, being a father of three he wants to leave them a better planet. His current responsibilities include growing and building the ecommerce category for Smurfit Kappa and its customers.
Principal Designer EMEAat
Mars Wrigley Confectionary
Richard leads the regional design team within Mars Wrigley Confectionary, shaping the design and innovation agenda to ensure that the innovation pipeline is fuelled with customer-centric solutions that meet our global brands’ strategies and individual market requirements, across our portfolio of chocolate, gum and fruity confections.
Matti Rantanen is a Managing Director of the European Envelope Manufacturers Association (FEPE) who helps the Association members with the market analysis, promoting and business development.
Before starting as Managing Director, Matti worked number of years as a Public Affairs Consultant and Political Adviser. Matti is experienced in Public Affairs, Political Communication, Corporate Communication and Entrepreneurship. Matti has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) focused in Business Administration and Management.
When not working, Matti enjoys practicing for kayathlon, cooking, and planning for the next adventures with his family and friends.
Principal Director at
Tin Horse Design
Pete has almost 30 years’ experience in product and packaging innovation. Pete joined Tin Horse 20 years ago as a director of Tin Horse, and has worked across multiple categories including transport, food and drink, personal care, paint and lubricants, pharmaceuticals and home care. Pete’s passion is design thinking and how it applies to the real world of consumers. He’s a believer in agile innovation and the need to successfully pass innovation through company processes and culture.
Uwe A. Streiber
Lead Warehouse Consumablesat
Uwe Streiber, Lead Warehouse Consumables, is responsible for the packaging management at Zalando. Together with his team he is taking care of the development, procurement and daily supply of consumables as well as packaging materials for the company. Before joining Zalando, Uwe Streiber worked as packaging and process engineer at MSP GmbH in Cologne and at DeutscheMTM-Vereinigung e.V. in Hamburg. He holds a Master of Engineering in Packaging Technology from Beuth University of Applied Sciences in Berlin.
Miguel M. Avalos
EMEA Head of Ads Vertical Product Marketing & Revenue Programs at
Miguel brings CPG, Retail, E-commerce, Category Management experience, where he has seen the effects that packaging can have for retailers, and consumers to make decisions and the importance for brand building. As technology evolves, and more transactions happen online, packaging plays a bigger role of a customer touch-point.
Based in London, Miguel leads Google’s B2B vertical marketing efforts across the region. Miguel joined Google Poland in 2015; since then, he has focused on helping EMEA in-country teams to work on programs that enable our advertisers to become successful in their business with Google’s capabilities - Focusing on e-commerce, App Developers, and Exporters, inc development and launch of successful global platforms (e.g. Market Finder or Grow My Store). In Google’s mission to help businesses grow.
Prior to Google, Miguel was part of the Global Strategy Group at Samsung Electronics in South Korea, advising c-level exec on go-to-market strategies for mobile devices. Before, he spent 6 years in sales/biz development at Procter & Gamble in Latin America, and 1 year as an entrepreneur.
Miguel was recently recognized for his achievements with the global award: P&G Alumni Visionaries Under 40.
He holds an MBA degree from the University of Michigan, and a BBA from ITESM Mexico.
Innovation Manager, Trend Researchat
Michel is a passionate Innovation Manager and creative problem solver. In his role, Michel is shaping the overall innovation agenda at DHL through developing industry trend reports and identifying, piloting and commercializing state-of-the art technology solutions for the logistics industry and its customers. Within the Trend Research team, Michel’s work focuses on future application areas of drone technologies within logistics operations and the introduction of upcoming packaging innovations to the business.
Michel joined Deutsche Post DHL Group in 2017 and worked for the global innovation team at the Innovation Centers in Germany and Singapore. Michel studied in France and Germany and holds a Master’s degree with a focus on Technology & Innovation Management.
Director, Packaging Sustainability Hygieneat
Krzysztof Krajewski is currently Director Packaging Sustainability Hygiene at RB (Reckitt Benckiser) based in Amsterdam. Passionate about the Packaging big Purpose – Sustainability in all aspects of Reduce, Reuse and Recycling with emphasis on driving circular economy by establishing partnerships with various actors across the industry. With nowadays environmental focus on plastics Krzysztof’s background is more relevant than ever. He started his “circular” career twenty years ago within plastics industry - blow moulding/ injection moulding and moved to RB in 2007. Since then Krzysztof was responsible for leading different teams in both functional areas of supply (regional) packaging and R&D packaging (Innovation/ Global Packaging). Throughout the years he relocated from Poland to Singapore for the role of Regional Packaging Manager East Asia, Venice area – Cluster Packaging Manager Fabric Care and finally to Amsterdam where is based since 2013 driving innovation in packaging (R&D). As a side interest he is passionate about statistics and methodological approach to problem solving management which is linked with his certifications of Six Sigma Master Black Belt as well as Lean Manufacturing. Additionally he is a board member in Dutch NVC Packaging institute. Author of multiple articles about plastics, packaging, process improvement. Acknowledged by multiple Packaging Awards with breakthrough packaging launches across the years.
Senior Research Analyst, New Plastics Economy Initiativeat
Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Leela is part of the New Plastic Economy innovation team. She uses her technical background to assess emerging innovation opportunities within the plastic packaging sector, specifically focusing on the exciting innovation and business potential offered by upstream solutions.
European Outdoor Group (EOG)
European Outdoor Group, MBA from University of Cambridge, Apple Inc., bachelors degree in marketing.