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Thomas Körmendi to be new Elopak CEO and president

By Canadian Packaging staff   

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Beginning April 1, Elopak Group will have a new chief executive officer and president.

OSLO, Norway–Elopak has announced that Thomas Körmendi has been named its new chief executive officer and president of the Elopak Group, and will join the company on April 1, 2018.

Elopak is an international supplier of paper based packaging solutions for liquid food. Based in Norway, and wholly owned by the Ferd Group, one of Norway’s largest privately-owned industrial groups.

Thomas Körmendi is currently chief executive officer at Kezzler AS, a Norwegian company working with the digitalization of packaging. Earlier in his career Körmendi worked nearly 20 years at Tetra Pak in various international positions. His latest position in Tetra Pak was as vice-president and head of North Europe with 1,200 employees and four multi-country production plants.

“With the recruitment of Thomas Körmendi we have secured an international profile with solid knowledge of the industry to realize the strategic ambitions of the Elopak Group,” says Elopak chairman of the board of directors John Giverholt. “I look forward to the cooperation with Thomas to further develop and strengthen Elopak.”

Körmendi will be based at Elopak’s group headquarters in Skøyen, Oslo, Norway. Company information available at


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