Leipa Group appoints Mike Petersen as Head of Sales Packaging Paper, effective May 1, 2021. In this capacity, Mr. Petersen will report to Leipa Group’s Chief Sales Officer, Dr. Fabian Gaus.
Mr. Petersen joins Leipa Group from the Prinzhorn Group, where his last positions were Managing Director for optimizing the sales set-up of 24 containerboard plants in Europe, and General Manager and Sales Director for their Dunapack Spremberg operation. Previous engagements included management positions in Sales with Igepa, Papier Union and Mondi.
With the appointment of Mr. Petersen Leipa has completed its staffing process for the new Sales organization. Since January 2021, Leipa Sales is divided into a Sales Back Office and four direct sales divisions Graphic Paper, Packaging Paper, Solid Board & Specialty Paper and Flexible Packaging.