PARIS — April 27, 2023 — BW Packaging’s Synerlink, the industry-leading manufacturer of filling equipment for rigid packaging in the dairy and food markets, is pleased to announce that Jean-Félix Lesueur has been appointed to serve as the company’s President and CEO. In his role, Jean-Félix will ensure Synerlink continues its tradition of caring for customers and providing high-performance, innovative packaging solutions that meet unique market needs, while also improving the efficiency and sustainability of Synerlink’s operations.
“We’re excited to tap into Jean-Félix’s deep knowledge of the packaging industry, product management and the commercialization of people-centric packaging innovations,” said Carol O’Neill, Group President of BW Packaging, Barry-Wehmiller’s global team of packaging professionals. “He also is familiar with Barry-Wehmiller’s values and BW Packaging’s vision of ‘People Who Care, Solutions That Perform.’ We are very fortunate to have someone with those attributes as Synerlink’s new President and CEO.”
Jean-Félix brings more than 30 years of packaging industry experience to Synerlink, most recently serving as the CEO of CEDAP, the manufacturer of polystyrene and polyethylene terephthalate reels for form-fill-seal (FFS) machines. His recent appointment marks his second stint with the BW Packaging company, having served as General Manager of Synerlink’s Puiseux-Pontoise location—the Arcil legacy facility—from 2017 to 2018. Jean-Félix has been instrumental in several Synerlink projects, including FFS modularization efforts and the sale of Synerlink’s first Dairy Pack machines in India.
“I am honored to accept the responsibility of becoming Synerlink’s new President and CEO, and look forward to once again taking part in the vibrant culture of the broader Barry-Wehmiller organization,” said Jean-Félix. “My predecessor, François Truffier, and the Synerlink team as a whole have made great progress in building customer trust. Now, we will fine-tune our strategy and engage every team member and stakeholder to ensure that we continue to improve the ways in which we care for our customers. I am pleased that François remains on the team driving key strategic initiatives.”
Jean-Félix and other members of the Synerlink team will be in attendance at Interpack, held May 4 to 10 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The BW Packaging stand (6/C79) will exhibit a broad range of people-centric packaging innovations, including Synerlink’s versatile ARCIL 5 cup thermoforming machine, which was designed to meet several needs specified by dairy and food customers. To schedule a meeting, visit: https://go.bwpackagingsystems.com/interpack-2023.
Synerlink creates world-class solutions for cup-filling, bottle-filling, rotary electronic-filling and FFS rigid packaging by bringing together some of the industry’s most trusted brands, including Arcil, Dairy Pack and Hema. The company is part of BW Packaging, along with Accraply, BW Flexible Systems, BW Integrated Systems and Pneumatic Scale Angelus.
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