28 August 2018

Klöckner Pentaplast appoints Frederic Jung as CFO

kp is delighted to announce the appointment of Frederic Jung as Group CFO, with effect from 1st October 2018.

Frederic is a highly-seasoned financial executive with over 30 years experience in Europe and in the US predominantly in the specialty chemicals, waste management and construction sectors in both public and private businesses, including major multinationals, start-ups, turnarounds and rapid growth companies.

Frederic has been Executive Vice President and CFO of Northwest Hardwoods Inc. since June 2016. Previously Frederic served as Vice President and CFO of Arizona Chemical from December 2008. From April 2005 until November 2008, he served as Corporate Controller of Nalco Company, a $4 billion global producer of specialty chemicals and services and from May 2002 until March 2005 held the position of CFO for Nalco’s EMEA operations. Prior to joining Nalco in January 2000, Mr. Jung held several positions with Bombardier Aerospace, Waste Management, Inc. and SAE Americas, Inc. Mr. Jung is a graduate of Ecole Superieure Libre de Sciences Commerciales Appliquées, a business school in France, and holds an MBA from the University of Connecticut. 

Daniel Dayan, kp’s CEO, said: “I am delighted to welcome Frederic to the kp team. His extensive background in a variety of process manufacturing enterprises at many stages of their development will greatly strengthen the operational capabilities of our finance function and benefit kp as we drive our business forward.” 


About Klöckner Pentaplast 

Focused on delivering its vision: The Sustainable Protection of Everyday Needs, kp is a global leader in rigid and flexible packaging, and specialty film solutions, serving the pharmaceutical, medical device, and protein markets, amongst others. With a broad and innovative portfolio of packaging and product films and services, kp plays an integral role in the customer value chain by safeguarding product integrity, protecting brand reputation and improving sustainability. kp’s “Investing in Better” sustainability strategy solidifies its commitment to achieving ten clear targets for long-term improvement by increasing recycling and recyclability of products, cutting carbon emissions and continuous improvement in employee engagement, safety, and diversity, equity and inclusion. kp has earned a gold rating from EcoVadis, the leading platform for environmental, social, and ethical performance ratings, putting kp in the top 3% of companies rated in the manufacturing of plastics products sector. Founded in 1965 kp has 31 plants in 18 countries and employs over 5,700 people committed to serving customers worldwide in over 60 locations. 

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