2019 E-PACK Summit Advisory Board

Ensuring that the E-PACK Summit US 2019 covered all aspects of last year's theme, Bridging the Gap On The Path To Delivery, we are delighted to be working with some of the top brands, CPG's,  and converters in the supply chain, who are helping to shape this year's program. 

Meet the 2019 Advisory Board below! 

  • Virginie Maes

    Vice President, Corporate Strategy Amcor, Switzerland

    Ms. Maes joined global packaging leader, Amcor, in November 2016. Previously, she held a number of senior strategy roles including with leading international management-consulting firm, McKinsey and Company.

    Today, as Amcor’s Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Ms. Maes identifies strategic opportunities for the company; assessing acquisitions and developing growth strategies for the business, worldwide. This includes leading Amcor’s expanding ecommerce offering.

    Prior to Amcor, Ms. Maes ran transformations, restructures, and merger integrations for several global clients of McKinsey in the chemical, agricultural and insurance sectors. 

    She was previously a private equity associate at Terra Firma Capital Partners and a financial analyst in investment banking at Morgan Stanley.

    Ms. Maes has a Masters, Business Administration, from Harvard Business School, a Masters, Financial Management, and a Masters, Applied Economics.

  • Susan Bell

    Global Vice President Strategy & Business Development Sealed Air

    Susan Bell is the Global Vice President of Strategy, Business Development and M&A for the Product Care division. Product Care has annual global sales in excess of $1.6 billion, driven by an industry-leading portfolio of packaging innovations designed to resolve the demanding challenges of moving products through complex and evolving global supply chains.

    Susan is responsible for leading the global team which is charged with creating the divisional strategy, catalyzing and executing mergers and acquisitions, developing new business, generating customer and market intelligence and to ensure the division outperforms the market. Susan brings to Sealed Air more than 20 years of global marketing and sales experience in strategy, business development, and global account leadership across consumer and industrial markets.  

    Prior to assuming this Strategic leadership role in 2016, Susan was most recently with Sonoco where she held progressively expanding roles, including Global Corporate Customer Director for 3M where she drove global sales expansion, and M&A Manager where she developed the market segmentation strategy and led the largest accretive acquisition in Sonoco history. Prior to Sonoco Susan held various global marketing and commercial leadership roles at Stanley-Black & Decker, Ingersoll Rand and Newell-Rubbermaid.

    Susan attended Emory University as a double major in Chemistry and Biology and Georgia State University, where she earned a BBA in Marketing, and a minor in Advertising.

    Susan has been awarded three US patents (08329268, 8329268 B2 and 2351444 A1) for innovative products. She believes that people are a company’s greatest asset and that lifetime learning is the key to success. Susan belongs to the National Organization of Women and is a founding member of the Anne Springs Close Greenway Ladies Guild where she currently serves on the Development Committee and Sponsorship Chairperson.

    Susan and her husband Brian enjoy living in Fort Mill, SC where they enjoy discovering life with their two children, Morgan and Aaron and own a family Educational Services business.

  • Rebecca Dominick

    Senior Packaging Engineer Pepsico

    Rebecca Dominick leads the PepsiCo eCommerce Packaging R&D team, with responsibility for North America Nutrition Beverages, including brands such as Gatorade, Tropicana, Naked Juice, and IZZE.  She has been with PepsiCo Research and Development for over 6 years, with experience in Package Quality Assurance and Packaging Innovation.  Rebecca also had the opportunity to lead a packaging based research assignment located in the Middle East.  Prior to PepsiCo, Rebecca worked for the Beauty Industry in New York City, across multiple Packaging remits, and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Packaging from Michigan State University.    

  • Derrick Lawrence

    Director of Packaging Development Seventh Generation

    Derrick Lawrence is the Director of Packaging Development at Seventh Generation, a leading company in environmentally-safe household products.  He leads the Packaging Development and Water Product Development departments at Seventh Generation.  He has been with Seventh Generation for 4 years and has steadily guided the increase of PCR plastics in bottles to an average of 95%.

  • Rian Mabry

    Director of Procurement, Packaging HelloFresh

    Rian Mabry is the Associate Director of Packaging for HelloFresh. HelloFresh is a meal-kit delivery company focusing on delivering fresh food to customer around the world. Rian came to HelloFresh to focus on driving innovation in the meal delivery industry. Through continued sustainability and food safety of packaging materials. Rian has a strong desire to see the meal-kit industry drive changes into how e-commerce packaging is perceived.

    Rian is a graduate of Michigan State University School of Packaging. Since completing his education he has worked in Pharmaceuticals, Confections and Beverage industry focusing on packaging innovation and productivity.

  • Mike Payne

    Director, Packaging Innovation Georgia-Pacific LLC

    Senior packaging leader with 25+ years of development, innovation, operations, and organizational evolution experience at Georgia-Pacific, Hershey, Mars, Pepsi-Cola, and Procter & Gamble. Career emphasis on developing teams, creating initiative portfolios aligned with strategic growth objectives, and delivering consumer and customer preferred, business-advantaged packages to market. Creative vision, leadership, strong technical mastery, and broad business experience enable both global strategy development and translation to actionable tactical pipelines.

  • Jeff Travis

    Packaging R&D Solutions Team American Packaging Corp

    Jeff Travis has been in the packaging industry for over 28 years involved with both rigid and flexible packaging.  He is currently a National Accounts Technical Manager for American Packaging Corporation.  Jeff works on the corporate Solutions Team responsible for technical, product development, and packaging innovations assisting brand-owners with their next generation packaging needs.   Prior to working at American Packaging Corporation, Jeff worked at CL&D Graphics and Alcan packaging in package development and customer interface roles.  Jeff has a BS in Plastics Engineering from University of Lowell in MA and a MBA from the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater.

  • Greg Tucker

    Chairman/CEO Bay Cities

    Greg Tucker graduated from the University of Southern California and started his career at Bay Cities 37 years ago as a sample maker in its Design department.  His interests led him to sales where he single-handedly grew 25% of the company’s revenue and profit, expanding Bay Cities services to value added retail packaging and POP displays.  Greg became heavily involved in both the AICC and ICPF in 1983 and later served on each as a board member.  He is also a member of the AICC Board of Directors, ICPF Board of Directors, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Packaging Advisory Board, and Cal Poly’s Packaging Consortium.  In 1995, Greg assumed the position of president at Bay Cities, became CEO in 1998 and later in 2005 took over the position of Chairman.  He was a founding member of LACORR Packaging and later went onto becoming a founding member or ENCORR. Greg currently serves as one of the three ESOP Trustees of Bay Cities. In 2014 Greg served as the Chairman of the AICC and continues to serve on that Board.  During 2014, Greg transitioned Bay Cities into a 100% employee-owned company. Greg was recently appointed to the FBA Board of Directors.  Greg continues to drive Bay Cities towards the leading designer of packaging and point-of-purchase displays serving markets throughout North America.

    Greg is known for his love of the beach and all things Hawaiian. He enjoys reading, wine, skiing, volleyball, and fast cars.