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Expert in Innovation & Packaging

Expert ID: 735954 Georgia, USA

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Expert is President of a consulting practice dedicated to providing end-to-end packaging solutions for Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Industry. Expert has business acumen and technical credibility as a result of 20 + years of career progression in technical and management roles with fortune companies like The Coca-Cola Company and Amcor. His clients represent brand owners, contract fillers and packers, packaging convertors, packaging material suppliers, OEM’s, & technology companies. His company’s goal is to enable delivery of packaging and packaging solutions that add value to the entire supply-chain.

Overview:
1. 25 Years experience in Packaging serving Food & Beverage Industry.
2. Willing to travel.
3. Collaborate at Customer Location

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2006 Degree: MBA Subject: Strategy & Finance Institution: University of Phoenix
Year: 1998 Degree: Masters of Science Subject: Chemical Engineering Institution: University of Toledo, Ohio
Year: 1994 Degree: Bachelor Of Science Subject: Chemical Engineering Institution: University of Pune, India

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2018 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: Responsibilities: Owner of boutique end-to-end packaging solutions firm focused on providing customized and manufacturable packaging solutions to CPG Industry. Responsible for business development, customer management, project planning & execution, and P&L.
Years: 2007 to 2018 Employer: The Coca-Cola Company Title: Director Packaging Innovation & Commercialization Department: R&D Responsibilities: Identify and develop packaging pipeline that would create opportunities for multiple Billion dollar brands in North America. Recommend and influence adoption of winning break-through innovation by partnering with business decision makers and marketing function. Lead and enable a team of engineers to deliver consumer centric packaging solutions. Anticipate short term and long-term talent requirements and lead efforts to build strong talent pipeline for succession planning.
Years: 2001 to 2007 Employer: Amcor Rigid Plastics Title: Technical Manager Department: Technical Responsibilities: Led multiple PET package development initiatives focused on meeting customer needs and operations efficiency improvement for North America manufacturing locations. Provided technical expertise to 15 manufacturing location(s) as it relates to new product launch, productivity improvements for new and existing products, and resolving on-going issues to minimize scrap and claims due to poor quality

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2018 to Present Country / Region: India Summary: Supply-Chain Development, Operations Management

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
HAACP - FSPCA Training

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Language Proficiency
Gujarati Expert
Hindi Expert
English Expert

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