Canadian Packaging

Pietro Cassani appointed new President and CEO of Sidel, succeeding Monica Gimre

By Talacom   


The Tetra Laval Group Board has appointed Pietro Cassani as President and CEO of Sidel, effective July 15, 2024. Pietro will be based in Parma, Italy. The appointment follows the decision by Monica Gimre to step down after more than five years as President and CEO of Sidel and 41 years in total with the Tetra Laval Group.

Pietro has been CEO of the Marchesini Group for the past eight years and, before that, spent over 10 years as Group General Manager of SACMI. In total, he has over 30 years of business and engineering experience. He holds an engineering degree from the University of Bologna and a Master of Business Administration degree from the SDA Bocconi School of Management.

About Tetra Laval

The Tetra Laval Group consists of three industry groups, Tetra Pak, Sidel and DeLaval, focused on technologies and services for the efficient and sustainable production, processing, packaging and distribution of food. The group has over 34,000 employees, revenue in 2023 of 15.7 billion Euros and operations in more than 170 countries. More information can be found at


About Sidel

Sidel is the world’s leading provider of packaging solutions for beverages, food, and personal- and household-care products in PET, cans, glass, and other materials.

With over 170 years of experience in the industry, Sidel provides advanced systems and services, line engineering and sustainable solutions. With more than 40,000 machines installed in over 190 countries, Sidel can count on more than 5,000 employees worldwide.


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