Galvez assumes his new role Jan. 1, 2017. He succeeds Tom Salmon, who was appointed as Berry’s president and chief operating officer effective October 3, 2016.
“I look forward to working closely with Jean-Marc as Berry continues to build upon its strong North American Consumer Packaging business and implements strategic initiatives to increase the business’s global presence,” says Salmon.
Galvez joined Avintiv (which Berry acquired in 2015) in July 2011 as vice president – Sales, Marketing, and Product Development for Europe. Prior to joining the company, he was the global commercial general manager at Merquinsa from 2002-2011. He has also held various global general manager and commercial roles of increasing responsibility at Monsanto in Belgium, and Dow Chemical in Switzerland. Galvez holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie in Monpellier, France.