Head of Business Development Packaging and Speciality Papers
René Köhler started his career at Sappi in 2013 as Product Group Manager Flexible Packaging and Label Papers, and has been appointed Head Business Development Packaging and Speciality Papers. The task was to establish and to lead a business development team focusing on barrier papers packaging as sustainable alternatives to current film/foil based solutions.
He is a sales professional with extensive experience in flexible packaging materials, business and product developments. Before joining Sappi he was working in different leadership roles in Sales, Product Management and Business Development at various flexible packaging companies such as Danapack, Akerlund & Rausing, Amcor and Billerud. He has a fundamental knowledge and the broad experience of the packaging business.