CCL Industries appoints two new directors

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CCL Industries, a major packaging solutions company, has appointed two new directors.

Linda A Cash and Dr Susana Suarez-Gonzalez have been appointed to the board of directors and Mandy J Shapansky, chair of the firm’s corporate social responsibility committee and member of the audit committee, has retired.

Cash has spent 36 years as a senior executive with extensive global manufacturing and operations experience in the automotive industry. CCL hopes Cash will bring expertise in manufacturing and operations, engineering, innovation and sustainability and a deep understanding of global markets in which the CCL operates.

Dr Suarez-Gonzalez is currently executive vice-president and chief human resources officer, and chief diversity and inclusion officer of International Flavours and Fragrances, a global manufacturer of flavours and fragrances for the food, beverage, personal care, and household products industries. Dr Suarez-Gonzalez is a multi-lingual executive who brings to the board extensive global experience in human resources, succession planning and talent management, and diversity, equity, and inclusion, along with broad manufacturing and operations experience in business sectors in which CCL operates.

Donald G Lang, executive chairman of CCL Industries, said: “We are extremely pleased to welcome Ms Cash and Dr Suarez-Gonzalez to our board and look forward to the great value they will bring to our company.

“We have been very fortunate to have Ms Shapansky serve on our board for the last seven years and thank her for her contributions.”

CCL employs around 21,700 people, operating 188 production facilities in 42 countries. The company is a major converter of pressure-sensitive and speciality extruded film materials for a range of decorative, instructional, functional, and security applications for government institutions and large global customers in the consumer packaging, healthcare & chemicals, consumer electronic device, and automotive markets. It also produces aluminium aerosol & speciality bottles, among others.

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