O-I appoints Rens de Haan to leadership role in Netherlands and UK

O-I appoints Rens de Haan to leadership role in Netherlands and UK

Lausanne - O-I, the world’s leading glassmaker, has appointed Rens de Haan to the new role of Country Group Executive for the Netherlands and UK.

Rens will be responsible for the overall operational and commercial functions of O-I in the Netherlands and the UK, comprising 5 plants and 1500 employees. He will take the lead in strengthening O-I’s capabilities and competitiveness in these countries to support the developing needs of customers for more sustainable and healthy glass packaging solutions.

Vitaliano Torno, Vice President European Countries for O-I, says, “Rens’ strong marketing, business development and sustainability expertise, both in business and consumer environments, will be a great asset to our business.”

Rens joins O-I from food processing company, Cargill, where he was marketing and communications director for Cocoa and Chocolate. Prior to this, he held a variety of European and global marketing positions for Philips. He holds a Business Economics degree from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam.

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At O-I Glass, Inc., we love glass and are proud to make more of it than any other glass bottle or jar producer in the world. We elevate products by creating sustainable packaging with emotions, transforming brands into icons, transcending the day-to-day to create meaningful, magical moments. We help food and beverage brands fully express themselves so they can build an emotional bond with consumers. Globally headquartered in Perrysburg, Ohio, our team of more than 27,500 employees at 78 plants in 23 countries worldwide has achieved revenues of $6.7 billion in 2019. We are dedicated to make what matters, to step-by-step shape a healthier and more exciting world. For more information, visit www.o-i.com.