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GCS appoints new Chief Executive Officer

Global Closure Systems (GCS), a leading worldwide supplier of plastic and metal closing and dispensing systems, announces today that Mr Christian Voegeli has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer of GCS. He previously served as President of Speciality Closures in Europe and Americas. With this key appointment GCS is demonstrating its commitment to drive innovative, profitable growth within the Speciality and Beverage Sectors worldwide.


Based in St Cloud, France, Mr. Voegeli will be responsible for coordinating the international business and developing global growth strategies to support GCS. In this position, he will continue to retain direct responsibility for the Speciality Closures business. Christian Voegeli is replacing Mr. Chris Harrison who will now focus on strategic activities as Non-Executive Chairman of GCS.


Christian Voegeli, aged 51, has a Doctorate in Engineering from Grenoble University and joined GCS in 2006 following a successful career, predominantly within the automotive industry, where he ran a number of key international operating divisions.


“Proven leadership, managerial skills, and forward thinking are essential to our business,” says Chris Harrison. “Christian Voegeli’s knowledge of our business and markets is a real asset to our company. He will focus on strengthening GCS’ position as one of the world’s largest, most innovative and entrepreneurial global closure companies.”

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