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The Future Of Packaging

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2021 online event!

The Future of Packaging

The Future of Packaging 2021 took place virtually on April 27, April 29, May 4 and May 6, 2021.
Stay tuned for more information on The Future of Packaging 2022!

Brought to you by Smithers and L.E.K. Consulting, The Future of Packaging is the premier event in North America dedicated to providing timely, insightful content to the C-suite and investors in the packaging industry. This exclusive, invitation-only program regularly attracts commercial leaders and financial sponsors in the packaging sector to discuss the key opportunities for value creation in the packaging industry. During this year’s event, you’ll be able to:
  • Build relationships with senior executives in the packaging industry including brand owners, converters, and investors
  • Learn about the latest updates, trends, and new technologies in the market
  • Network with industry experts

2021 Speakers, Moderators, and Keynotes

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Eric Kanter - Morgan Stanley Capital Partners

Eric Kanter

Partner at Morgan Stanley Capital Partners
Michael Palm - Evercore

Michael Palm

Senior Managing Director at Evercore
Amanda Davis Winters - L.E.K. Consulting

Amanda Davis Winters

Managing Director at L.E.K. Consulting
Sergio Perelman - Mondelez

Sergio Perelman

Director Global Packaging Sustainability at Mondelez
Karin von Kienlin - L.E.K. Consulting

Karin von Kienlin

Partner at L.E.K. Consulting
Thilo Henkes - L.E.K. Consulting

Thilo Henkes

Managing Director at L.E.K. Consulting

Advisory Board

Michael Palm - Evercore

Michael Palm

Senior Managing Director at Evercore
Thilo Henkes - L.E.K. Consulting

Thilo Henkes

Managing Director at L.E.K. Consulting
Mike Denvir - The Jordan Company

Mike Denvir

Partner at The Jordan Company
Ciaran Little - Smithers

Ciaran Little

VP, Americas & Asia Pacific, Information Division at Smithers
Jeff Cloetingh - L.E.K. Consulting

Jeff Cloetingh

Managing Director at L.E.K. Consulting

2021 Agenda

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Panel #1: Packaging M&A: Where Is It Headed?
Panel #2: Meeting sustainability goals: How are brands’ strategies evolving?
Panel #3: Recycling: How Are Converters Satisfying Brand Owner Sustainability Demands?
Innovation in Packaging: Opportunities and Challenges