Raymond Palmen joins O-I as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Europe

Raymond Palmen joins O-I as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Europe

Schiedam – Following the promotion of Arnaud Aujouannet to Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, the world’s leading glassmaker O-I has appointed Raymond Palmen to the post of Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Europe. 

Vitaliano Torno, President of O-I Europe, said, “Raymond is a highly experienced sales and marketing professional with a strong background in B2B and B2C markets. We look forward to Raymond’s support and leadership as he helps drive both customer-centricity and our ability to position ourselves as the preferred supplier for glass packaging.”

Raymond Palmen has spent most of his career at Du Pont de Nemours International where he held positions including Director Packaging & Industrial Polymers EMEA and Director Chemicals/Fluoroproducts EMEA. Within these roles, Raymond achieved P&L growth while creating a customer focused culture. In addition, Raymond brings fresh experience in M&A and Corporate Planning.

Raymond Palmen said, “I am thrilled to be joining O-I at such an exciting stage of its transformation. Although O-I is already the largest and most successful glass packaging company in the world, I have been impressed by my new colleagues’ passion, commitment and drive to innovate. My goal is to develop strong and valued partnership, earning our customers’ trust on every project, every contract, and to ensure we launch innovative solutions which address their unmet needs.”

Raymond will serve as a member of the Global Sales and Marketing Leadership Team as well as a member of the European Leadership Team (EULT).

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About O-I

About O-I 

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.