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MPE welcomes new CEO Krassimira Kazashka


09 Nov 2023


Global Europe

Metal Packaging Europe (MPE) are delighted to announce the arrival of our new CEO, Krassimira Kazashka. With over two decades of experience and in-depth knowledge of EU institutions, policies, and business associations, Krassimira will add value to the industry and the MPE team. Before joining MPE, Krassimira worked for multinational companies, European associations, and the European Commission, developing an extensive understanding of sustainability, packaging and packaging waste, the circular economy, chemicals, and food contact. Krassimira holds an MSc in Chemical Engineering, a European MSc in Environmental Protection, and an MBA from Vlerick Business School in Belgium.

According to MPE President Paulo Sousa: ‘we are thrilled to welcome Krassimira. Her leadership and expertise will prove a great asset in our ongoing efforts to promote the rigid metal packaging industry as a leading force in the EU Circular Economy and as the preferred sustainable packaging choice for consumers and industry.’

In response to her appointment, Krassimira emphasised: ‘I am excited to build on the strong momentum of our industry and collaborate with members and stakeholders to position rigid metal packaging, a valuable circular resource, as an innovative solution and the perfect partner for a sustainable future.’

Deputy CEO Sarah Cuvellier will closely support Krassimira in her new role. We look forward to an exciting and productive future for the rigid metal packaging industry.



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