VGP innovation centre

3 innovation hubs

  • Turnhout, Belgium
    confectionery, food service & food on the move, home care, microflute and shelf-ready packaging
  • Kempten, Germany
    frozen food, pet food, personal care, multipack (beer & beverages and dairy), materials and barriers
  • Angoulême, France
    premium drinks and beauty
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Henk Rogiers new CFO to Van Genechten Packaging

Turnhout, Belgium | Van Genechten Packaging has elected Henk Rogiers as their new Chief Financial Officer effective as of September 4th.

A strong business partner with M&A background who has gained broad financial management experience and exposure to the packaging, waste management and entertainment industry to support Van Genechten Packaging in its further growth plans.

At home in all aspects of Finance, also within Packaging …

Henk succeeds Frederic de Somer who will focus on his Executive Director mandate at Board of Directors level. Before joining the Company Henk started his career in 1992 and since then he has held various Finance functions from Local Divisional Manager to Group CFO in both privately owned as listed companies, such as Shanks Group PLC (2012-today), Kinepolis Group (2009-2012), KPMG (2007-2009) and Graphic Packaging International (2001-2006).

Henk masters all aspects of Finance, from the core functions (tax, treasury, compliance, legal, corporate finance) to performance management, business planning, M&A and transformation. He always aims to work with his finance team as a true business partner and strives to improve the organization and process.

… combined with a great sense of leadership

Henk has experience in leading large multi-disciplinary teams in different countries, is participative and grants his people an adequate level of autonomy. A real change manager, strong at motivating people and unleashing their talent.

The combination of his extensive financial expertise and great leadership are clear assets that will help the Company focus on its 3 key pillars; people, results and growth, enhancing the quality and service it provides its customers.

‘I’m really glad to welcome Henk on board of our team and I’m very confident that his business and people approach will help bring Van Genechten Packaging to its next stage of development’, says Arnauld Demoulin, CEO.

Henk's vast experience as a CFO in privately owned and stock quoted companies is an excellent basis to improve the integration between the different financial disciplines inside our Group’, says Frederic de Somer, previous CFO of the Company, Executive Director of the Board of Directors VGPI and shareholder.

‘Being able to join the Van Genechten Packaging Group leadership team at this stage and jointly build from the past, in a market that I am familiar with, is a really nice challenge. I am proud that Ican bring my experience from CFO advisory, M&A projects and different finance roles to thisbeautiful Belgium based international industrial company’, concludes Henk Rogiers.

About Van Genechten Packaging
International (VGPI)

VGPI is an independent industrial group with seat in Luxembourg. It consists of 10 folding carton factories in 7 countries, leading the European consumer goods industry with printed folding cartons, microflute and other packaging solutions. With an annual turnover of €260 million, the group converts more than 200,000 tons of cardboard each year and employs 1,600 people.

Trusted by blue-chip companies and multi-awarded by industry specialists, VGPI is widely known for both pushing and setting standards in tailor-made folding carton packaging solutions that drive business, while being sustainable and innovative on all levels.

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