Huhtamaki, a global specialist in packaging for food and drink, has appointed Michael Orye as executive vice president for fiber packaging and member of the global executive team as of 12 June 2019.
He will report to CEO Jukka Moisio and be based in Amsterdam.
Michael Orye joins Huhtamaki from Amcor, where he has held various leadership positions in South Africa, Europe and USA since 2002. His current position is Managing Director, Sub-Saharan Africa, Amcor Flexibles.
Before that, he has worked as Vice President Medical Europe, Managing Director Amcor Flexibles Winterbourne as well as held general management and business development roles in Amcor Flexibles USA. Before joining Amcor, he worked as a project manager for Danisco in China.
Huhtamaki CEO Huhtamaki Jukka Moisio said: “I am very pleased to welcome Michael to the team and as the new leader of the Fiber Packaging segment. This business is in a very interesting development phase as the demand for more sustainable packaging solutions is on the rise. We see huge growth opportunities, and I am convinced Michael has the leadership capability, drive and experience to make this happen,”
Michael Orye said: “This is a very exciting time to be joining Fiber Packaging and Huhtamaki. The depth of talent combined with an excellent technology platform provides a unique value proposition to both existing and new customers.”
Source: Company Press Release.