Erik Bouts, 55
Chief executive officer, Fibre Packaging

Appointed to the Executive Committee in May 2017

Committee membership Executive

Qualifications MBA from the University of Tilburg in the Netherlands and completed the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School

Experience Erik has extensive experience in the packaging industry, having worked for a number of major US packaging corporations.

Erik spent over 2 decades at Philips Electronics holding roles of increasing responsibility up to President and CEO of Philips Lighting North America before joining ICI Paints North America as President of the Glidden Company.

He went on to become President of the EMEA region for Owens-Illinois Inc, a manufacturer of glass packaging products. In 2015 Erik joined Ball Corporation as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer to head up the global metal beverage packaging business, based in Zurich and Denver. In 2017 Erik joined Mondi.

External appointments None.