Tekni-Plex Hires New VP in Marketing for Food and Beverage Packaging

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Rodolfo Haenni has joined Tekni-Plex as vice president for market and strategy development for food and beverage packaging. He will be responsible for leading efforts in developing and accelerating solutions to support emerging needs of the food and beverage markets, including sustainability efforts.

“Over the course of Rodolfo’s almost 20-year career in the packaging industry, he has passionately led a variety of growth efforts,” says Brenda Chamulak, president, Tekni-Plex packaging products. “He has built leading businesses by connecting market and consumer needs with a value-added development pipeline. Rodolfo’s inherent understanding of how sustainability challenges can drive innovative product and materials creation will also be a major asset in developing value-added solutions.”

Haenni previously worked at AptarGroup, Inc., where he spent eight years leading the food marketing team. Prior to that, he was with Closure Systems International where he led the company’s global efforts for non-carbonated beverages, having previously headed the marketing team in Latin America. Born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil, Haenni earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Mackenzie Presbyterian University and an MBA in marketing from ESPM University. For the past 10 years, he has resided near Charlotte, North Carolina.

Tekni-Plex is a globally integrated company focused on developing and manufacturing products for a variety of end markets, including medical, pharmaceutical, food, beverage, personal care, household, and industrial. Tekni-Plex is headquartered in Wayne, Pennsylvania, and operates manufacturing sites across 10 countries to meet the needs of its global customers.