Plastic Technologies Inc. has added a packaging industry veteran to head its European operations.

The Holland, Ohio-based Plastic Technologies named Thierry Fabozzi as managing director of its European business unit, Plastic Technologies Inc. Europe, Yverdon, Switzerland.

Plastic Technologies hires European directorPossessing 25 years of packaging technology and business development experience, Fabozzi most recently was the business stream packaging leader and rigid packaging specialist for Nestlé’s Nestec Product Technology Center Orbe, Vevey, Switzerland. 

Earlier, he worked technical and business development positions with Milacron Plastic Technology Group. Fabozzi also worked as a technical and research and development manager with Tetra Pak Plastics, Inc., Geneva, Switzerland.

In a news release, Tom Brady, Plastic Technologies founder and chairman, said Thierry’s packaging sector multidiscipline experience qualifies him to lead Plastic Technologies’ European operations.

“Having spearheaded projects for brand owners, machinery manufacturers and material suppliers his entire career, he is ideally suited to take our global business to the next level,” Brady said in the release.

Plastic Technologies is involved in preform and package design, package development, rapid and preproduction prototyping and material evaluation engineering.