H. Peter Brues joins Transcontinental board

PrintAction Staff
September 19, 2018
By PrintAction Staff
Transcontinental has appointed H. Peter Brues to its Board of Directors.

With a career spanning over 20 years in the Americas and Europe, he most recently served as a senior executive in the packaging industry at Amcor, a US$9.1 billion multinational company that develops and produces packaging for a variety of end markets. Additionally, he has a solid financial expertise and is recognized for his ability to maximize and drive performance across global network operations, Transcontinental explains.

“I am very pleased to welcome Peter Brues to the Board of Directors of Transcontinental Inc.,” said Isabelle Marcoux, Chair of the Board of Transcontinental. “On the heels of our transformational acquisition of Coveris Americas, I am certain that this seasoned executive will make significant strategic contributions to our Board of Directors thanks to his wealth of expertise in the packaging industry. We will benefit from both his strong operational and commercial leadership and experience in mergers and acquisitions during this exciting time of growth in flexible packaging for our Corporation.”

Brues started his career at KPMG – Peat Marwick Thorne, and later joined Amcor Twinpak in Montréal in 1994 as Corporate Controller before being appointed Director of Finance. He then held the positions of Director of Operations for Amcor Flexibles – North America Inc. and Vice President, Strategic Development for Amcor Limited, eventually becoming Vice President of Operations for Amcor Flexibles Europe A/S in Brussels. He then served as President of Amcor Flexibles Americas, and later on as President of Amcor Flexibles Healthcare in Chicago. As President of Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas in Zurich, from 2010 to 2015, he was responsible for 72 plants in 22 countries.

As a Chartered Accountant, he holds a Graduate Diploma in Accountancy and a Bachelor of Commerce from Concordia University. He also completed the Executive Development Program at the University of Western Ontario.

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