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  • 01 Sep 2017

Siegwerk appoints packaging president in EMEA

Dr Jan Breitkopf joined Siegwerk in 2012

Siegwerk has named Dr Jan Breitkopf as its new president, Packaging EMEA, and who has joined the board of the ink manufacturer to oversee the packaging business in the region.

In this position, Breitkopf will be responsible for Siegwerk’s region with the highest sales where the company has continued to grow organically and via acquisitions in recent years.

Breitkopf joined Siegwerk in 2012, and brings both strategic expertise and operational experience to his new leadership role. As head of flexible packaging, Breitkopf has already overseen the biggest business unit within the EMEA region for the past year. And he contributed to the company‘s strategic development as head of corporate development from the day he joined Siegwerk in 2012. Before that, he gained extensive experience as a business consultant.

Breitkopf succeeds Hugo Noordhoek Hegt, who left Siegwerk in July 2017 after 12 years to pursue other career opportunities.

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