February 28, 2024

CEO

Hellmann Board to appoint Jens Drewes as CEO and successor of Reiner Heiken

The Supervisory Board of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics SE & Co. KG has appointed Jens Drewes as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hellmann effective August 2024. Drewes will succeed Reiner Heiken, who has decided to retire next year. Reiner Heiken has significantly developed the company in the past five years Reiner Heiken has been CEO of

EuroShop 2023 in Düsseldorf: Exhibitors highly satisfied with trade fair results

Last week (26 February to 2 March) EuroShop 2023, The No.1 Retail Trade Fair, was held in Düsseldorf. Some 1,830 exhibitors from 55 nations, well over 81,000 trade visitors from 141 countries, innovations, trends and exchanges amongst insiders: EuroShop again proved the most relevant event for the global retail industry, as it does every three

New board constituted for the IPV

The Industry Association for Paper and Film Packaging has a new board. Jens Vonderheid has succeeded Klaus Jahn as CEO. He is the Managing Director of HERA Papierverarbeitung GmbH & Co. KG in Schotten. Thomas Walcha, Managing Director of Heinrich Ludwig Verpackungsmittel GmbH in Siebenlehn, was re-elected Treasurer. He has been a member of the

AAK join forces with Vista Foods for plant-based meat alternatives in India

AAK, India’s leading manufacturer of specialty oils and fats, has announced a new partnership with Vista Processed Foods Pvt Ltd, part of OSI group, to meet the country’s growing demand for plant-based meat alternatives. It is estimated that as many as 29% of people in India are vegetarian.1 There is also increasing interest in veganism and