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People on the move August 2015
Coveris appoints president – Americas Food & Consumer Products
By Joseph James Whitworth
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As of September 14 Craig Reese will be joining Coveris as president – Americas Food & Consumer Products.
Reese will responsible for leading the company’s recently formed Americas Food & Consumer Products Business Unit.
He will be focused on building on the business and continuing development and integration of the Latin American operations acquired during the purchase of Olefinas.
Reese has nearly 30 years of marketing, sales, manufacturing and general management experience.
Most recently, he served as president, McDonald’s Distribution for Golden State Foods, a $5.7B food services company with 4,500 employees servicing 50 customers and 25,000 restaurants.
Prior to this, Reese’s career has included serving as president of sales & marketing, SVP & general manager, EVP and COO at The Pepsi Bottling Group, PepsiCo and Benjamin Moore & Co, a Berkshire Hathaway company.
While at PepsiCo, Reese led well more than 200 US bottling locations during his tenure, twice winning the prestigious Chairman’s Award for the top performing business unit in North America.
He will be based in Coveris’ headquarters location in Chicago, Illinois.