Arnauld Demoulin succeeds Inge Plochaet, who as Board Member took up the role of CEO ad interim in September 2016. Before his new role, he has spent 15 years at Ontex, a leading international producer of personal hygiene solutions. Since 2006 Arnauld has led 3 different divisions of the Group between 2006-2009, 2010-2013 and 2013-today. In his last assignment he was responsible for the largest division and in charge of 2,800 people in 7 factories, leading sales, manufacturing, supply chain and finance. Before Ontex, Arnauld took on various commercial roles within the FMCG industry.
“We are confident that Arnauld’s leadership and contagious enthusiasm will bring back growth again. Van Genechten Packaging with its 10 innovative and well-invested Pan European plants is ready for the challenge”, says Frederic de Somer, Managing Director of VGPI.
“I’m really delighted and excited to join one of the largest independent European folding carton packaging companies. Together with the teams we will reinforce our position to deliver custom folding carton packaging that makes our customers’ brands stand out”, concludes Arnauld Demoulin.
About Van Genechten Packaging International (VGPI)
VGPI is an independent industrial group with seat in Luxembourg. It consists of 10 folding carton factories in 7 countries, leading the European consumer goods industry with printed folding cartons, microflute and other packaging solutions. With an annual turnover of €260 million, the group converts more than 200,000 tons of cardboard each year and employs 1,600 people.