Two international speakers will be heading to Australia to present at the National Australian Institute of Packaging Technical Forum, which will be held during AUSPACK on the 2nd and 3rd of May 2007.
United Kingdom Guest Speaker
Manager Coors Brewers
Theme: Innovation is critical to success in any fast moving consumer goods company. David will review Coors Brewers journey in developing its innovation skills and illustrate with case studies how this has contributes to the businesses success, both in bringing new products to market and to controlling its costs.
David will show that packaging innovation is not just about new products, but that it contributes to the way a business runs its supply chain.
David is currently Head of Packaging, Graphics and Dispense Innovation and Development at Coors Brewers in Burton on Trent, England.
He holds a Degree in Packaging Technology and over the last 26 years has developed packaging in industries ranging from Cosmetics to Confectionery via ethical Pharmaceuticals.
David has been National Council Chairman of the Institute of Packaging and has served on the management boards of the Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment (INCPEN) and Farapack, which works to bring together industrial companies and academic bodies in the UK.
Molson Coors is the one of the large brewers in the world, formed by the merger of equals in 2005 of Molson and Coors. With executive offices in Denver and Montreal, its major markets are the UK, Canada and the USA.
Coors Brewers Limited is the UK’s 2nd large brewer with a 20%+ market share. Brands include Carling, UK’s big selling lager, Grolsch, one of the UK’s leading premium lagers and Coors, an American style premium lager.
Singapore guest speaker
Asia Pacific research manager
Euromonitor International (Asia)
Farzana Mohsin has been with Euromonitor for over 7 years. She moved up the ranks from research analyst to project management to fully managing the Consulting unit in Asia Pacific.
Since 2003, Farzana assumed the position as the Asia Pacific Research Manager, overseeing Euromonitor publications comprising research on fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) markets, as well as industries supporting the FMCG markets.
This includes food packaging, drinks packaging, non-food packaging, tobacco, travel and tourism, financial cards, consumer electronics and retailing.
The diverse experience has allowed Farzana to leverage market intelligence up and down the supply chain, enabling her to have a holistic understanding of the consumer goods market.
Euromonitor International is a world’s leading provider of global business intelligence and strategic market analysis. Euromonitor International has more than 30 years experience of publishing market reports, business reference books, online databases and bespoke consulting projects.
Euromonitor International’s research offers insight into industries, countries and consumers. Euromonitor International delivers quality information solutions to support strategic business planning.
Euromonitor International is headquartered in London, with regional offices in Chicago, Singapore, Shanghai and Vilnius, and has a network of over 600 analysts worldwide.
The same Technical Forum will be held twice to ensure that no-one misses out on the big AIP event in 2007. The forums will consist of ten independent sessions covering a broad range of topics including: global retail trends, shelf ready packaging, packaging trends, nano technology, environmental packaging and case studies from the food and beverage industries.
This is AIP Member only function, so it is an exclusive event. As per the AUSPACK guidelines the forums open only to AIP Members. AIP membership, however, is open to all interested people within the packaging industry, so one can join today to be a part of this event.