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Tetra Pak appoints Adolfo Orive as its new chief executive officer

January 25, 2019
Chemical Value Chain

Tetra Pak has appointed Adolfo Orive as its new president and CEO, effective as of 1 April 2019. He will be replacing Dennis Jönsson, who has held the position for 14 years but has decided to step down.

Orive joined Tetra Pak in 1993, and became part of the Tetra Pak Global Leadership Team in 2014.

Orive presently holds the position of cluster vice-president, North, Central and South America, and prior to his present position he has had several managerial positions in the Group, including managing director of Colombia, Spain and cluster vice-president, North and Central Europe.

Orive, who is 55 years old, has a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from the Ibero-American University (IBERO), Mexico and a Master’s degree in business administration from the Mexico Autonomous Institute of Technology (ITAM), Mexico.

The appointment follows the new that Tetra Pak’s current CEO Dennis Jönsson has decided to step down from his position after 14 years as president & CEO and after 36 years with the company.

Source: FoodBev

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