April 05, 2019 in News Releases
Logoplaste today announces the appointment of Gerardo Chiaia as the Group’s new CEO. Roberto Villaquiran, Logoplaste’s current CEO, will be leaving his position for family reasons, and to pursue other activities.
Over the past two years, Roberto has been instrumental in implementing a new management structure, focusing the organization on operational excellence, building a strong world-class team and creating a platform for future growth. The Board of Directors, and the Logoplaste Team, are grateful for his contribution and wish him the best for his future plans.
Incoming CEO Gerardo joined the management team in October 2018 as CEO Europe & Asia, after many years of having a very close trusted relationship with Logoplaste as a key partner. Gerardo has made a strong contribution to the European Business operations, commercial opportunities and strategic focus.
He has 24 years of deep and unrivalled experience in the plastic industry, having worked at Husky in various positions from technical service, to operations, and sales. In recent years, he served as President of a number of different business units including the Beverage Packaging, the Hot Runner and Controllers Businesses. During his time at Husky, Gerado spent five years in China developing the regional business.
Commenting on this appointment Gerardo said:
“Logoplaste is a great Company with talented people and an admirable culture. I am proud to be part of the next journey and I thank the Board for their trust.”
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