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Huhtamaki welcomes new president & CEO


January 9, 2019
By PrintAction Staff

Charles Héaulmé is taking the helm at Huhtamaki as newly-appointed President and CEO, succeeding Jukka Moisio. The transition will take place on April 26, 2019, following the Annual General Meeting.

Héaulmé joins Huhtamaki from Tetra Pak, where his latest position has been Vice President Europe and Central Asia since 2015. Prior to this he worked in various business and finance leadership roles in Tetra Pak in different geographies since 1999. He has also held financial controlling roles in Bosch Braking Systems Division 1994-1999 and served as a senior auditor in KPMG from 1990 to 1993.

“Héaulmé has an impressive record of leading businesses and people with the capability to bring new perspectives and teams together with great results. Huhtamaki’s Board of Directors is confident, that he has the vision, global experience and deep understanding of the food packaging industry to steer Huhtamaki into the next era,” says Pekka Ala-Pietilä, Chairman of the Board.

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“I am truly honoured to be appointed to lead this great company into the future. Huhtamaki’s development, particularly through the last ten years, has been impressive. I am committed to continuing this momentum to capture the significant opportunities that lie ahead,” Héaulmé says.

“I want to thank Jukka Moisio warmly for his outstanding achievement at the helm of the company for over a decade. He lifted Huhtamaki from a very difficult position into a solid profitable growth trajectory and to a leading global food packaging company. Under Jukka Moisio’s lead, the company has been able to create significant value for the shareholders,” Ala-Pietilä adds.