New Sales and Marketing Director for Loparex Europe

Loparex BV has announced the appointment of Ruud Wigman as European Sales and Marketing Director, effective March 4, 2013. Wigman succeeds Jussi Pukkila, who is retiring from Loparex after 25 years with the company.

Wigman brings 20 years of product management, marketing, and global sales management experience within key converting markets, including graphics, labels, and other industrial segments.

Most recently, Wigman served as Sales and Marketing Manager for Innovia Films, with responsibility for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Wigman will be based in Apeldoorn and will report to Theo Wilting, Managing Director, Loparex BV. Wilting adds, ‘We look forward to Ruud’s leadership of our European sales and marketing operations as we continue to expand our commercial reach and product innovation throughout Europe and with our global accounts.’