Treofan Appoints New Chairman of Supervisory Board
Treofan Germany GmbH & Co. KG
Am Prime Parc 17
65479 Raunheim, Germany
Treofan Appoints Dr. Colin Williams as New Chairman
of Supervisory Board
Raunheim, 7 February 2008 - The Treofan Group, Europe's largest BOPP film manufacturer, has appointed Dr. Colin Williams as new Chairman of the Supervisory Board, effective 1 February. He replaces Peter A. Briggs, Managing Director of Alvarez
& Marsal Europe, who previously served as CEO of Treofan Group.
Williams has many years of senior-level experience in the global packaging industry. He has lived and worked outside his native UK for 40 years, during which time he built up a global network in Europe, the Far East, the Americas, Africa, India, and Russia.
From 1988 to 2001, he was President of SCA Packaging, where he was responsible for EUR 4bn in revenues and 20,000 employees. From 2001 to 2004, he was President of SCA North America and Asia, responsible for all of SCA's divisions across those
In addition to his appointment at Treofan, Williams is Chairman of Klöckner Pentaplast, a producer of films for packaging, and Clondalkin Group, a producer of films for packaging, printing, and specialty products.
Williams has a Master in Physical Chemistry from the University of Leeds, and an MBA in Finance from NYU. He also holds an Honorary Doctorate in Technology from Lund University. He speaks fluent Dutch, French and German.
The Treofan Group, headquartered in Raunheim, Germany, develops, manufactures and markets biaxial oriented polypropylene film (BOPP) and cast polypropylene film under the brand name Treofan. With more than 40 years of experience in global
markets, Treofan markets its products in more than 20 countries, manufacturing some 210,000 tons of film a year at seven sites in Europe, North America and South Africa.
Treofan and its 1,600 employees offer its customers a consistent, high quality array of technologically advanced film products through a multinational manufacturing and distribution network. As a leader in research and development, Treofan offers one of the
broadest product lines for food packaging, non-food packaging, labels and advanced technical applications in its industry globally.
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