Thomas Ott, 54, has been appointed CEO of the Flexible Packaging and Engineered Materials business units at Mondi, a global packaging and paper company.
He succeeds Peter Orisich, who recently retired.
Born in Vienna, Ott began his career at Mondi in 1995 as a financial controller and later took on positions in various business sectors. His last job was in Switzerland with Amcor, a global packaging company.
As CEO, he is responsible for more than 12,000 employees in 29 countries.
“Mondi’s entire business activity is driven by our commitment to sustainability,” Ott says in a statement. “As part of our Mondi Action Plan 2030 (MAP2030), we aim to make all Mondi products reusable, recyclable, or compostable by 2025.”
Ott lives and works in Vienna with his wife and three children.