New Head of Sales Packaging Paper at LEIPA

LEIPA Group is pleased to announce another addition to its Sales team: Mike Petersen will be joining us on May 1st, 2021, as Head of Sales Packaging Paper and will have overall responsibility for all related end-to-end sales processes and functions. In this capacity, Mr. Petersen will report to LEIPA Group’s Chief Sales Officer, Dr. Fabian Gaus.

Mr. Petersen joins us from the Prinzhorn Group, where his last positions were Managing Director for optimizing the sales set-up of 24 containerboard plants in Europe, and General Manager and Sales Director for their Dunapack Spremberg operation. Previous engagements included management positions in Sales with Igepa, Papier Union and Mondi. 

Mike Petersen: ”I am really looking forward to working with my new colleagues and to the challenging tasks at LEIPA. Together with our customers we will successfully shape the future.”

With the appointment of Mr. Petersen LEIPA has completed its staffing process for the new Sales organization. Since January 2021, LEIPA Sales is divided into a Sales Back Office and four direct sales divisions Graphic Paper, Packaging Paper, Solid Board & Specialty Paper and Flexible Packaging.

Dr. Gaus: “I am very pleased that we were able to find a great match to fill this important position at LEIPA. Mike Petersen has shown an impressive career in the paper and packaging industries. Thanks to his extensive experience and network, I am confident that he will be true leader and manager to our Packaging Paper organization.”

About LEIPA

The LEIPA GROUP is an independent group of companies with over 170 years of passion for environmentally friendly processes and technologies in the paper, packaging, environment and logistics sectors. 
As European market leader, LEIPA transforms 1.5 million tons of waste paper back into high-quality paper and packaging solutions every year. The LEIPA Group GmbH is the lead company of the LEIPA Group and provides central services for the group. The family-owned LEIPA Group of Companies has 1,700 employees and generates an annual business volume of 850 million euros. 

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