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In a strategic move reaffirming its dedication to sustainability, Coveris, a leading European packaging manufacturer, announces the appointment of Martin Berlekamp as Coveris’ new Group Sustainability Director.

A few years ago, Coveris launched its visionary No Waste sustainability strategy, committed to fighting waste in all forms. As part of this journey, Coveris recently launched its groundbreaking recycling business, ReCover. The onboarding of Dr. Martin Berlekamp, a renowned sustainability expert, completes the Coveris set up, ideally positioning the company to successfully execute its entire Environmental Social Governance (ESG) agenda and achieve its aspiration to become a sustainability leader.

Martin Berlekamp who earned a doctorate in Chemistry from the University of Münster, Germany, brings with him a wealth of industry expertise and a proven track record in sustainability and ESG. Previously spearheading the sustainability department at the adapa Group (formerly Schur Flexibles), Martin has consistently driven effective sustainability initiatives for over five years.

His extensive journey in the global packaging landscape encompasses pivotal roles in Research & Development (R&D), Product Management, and Technology Development at industry leaders such as Klöckner Pentaplast and Liveo Research (former Bilcare Research). Martin was and will continue to be deeply engaged in shaping the packaging sector's future through active participation in major industry associations and task forces.

Christian Kolarik, Coveris’ Chief Executive Officer (CEO), said, "Coveris aspires to lead the European packaging industry's sustainability journey. Martin's exceptional blend of experience fits perfectly with our sustainability goals and will help us and our customers to achieve them."


Press Contact: 

Barbara Sternig
Director Marketing & Communication
E: barbara.sternig(at)coveris.com

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