Mumbai: Cosmo Films, a film manufacturer for Packaging, Labelling, Lamination and Synthetic Paper and an emerging player in Specialty Chemicals, Polymers & Pet care, appointed Justin Glass as President for their business operations across North America. In his new role, Justin will be responsible for devising growth strategies and expanding business in the North American region for the organisation. In this new role, Justin will report to Kulbhushan Malik, Sr. Vice President and Head of International Operations, Cosmo Films Limited.
A seasoned business leader with over 25 years of experience, Justin comes to Cosmo Films with diverse experience and expertise in plastics and packaging industry. Justin started his career in plastic industry as a Process Engineer for Bi-axially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) tape films in the extrusion & coating functions and moved on to various technical functions across several primary polymer markets.
Justin holds 15 years of expertise in handling commercial & finance related business strategies and planned execution for large multinational packaging manufacturers serving the food, consumer packaging, pharmaceutical & medical packaging verticals. In his past tenures, he has been associated with DS Smith as Director Commercial Operations; Klöckner Pentaplast as Commercial Director Americas – Food & Consumer packaging; and other organizations.
Welcoming him, Pankaj Poddar, Group CEO, Cosmo Films Limited said, “With more than two decades long career in films and packaging industry, Justin holds proficiency in leading teams across functions including engineering, sales, marketing, and operations. His expertise in leadership, strategy and business acumen will prove significant to Cosmo Films operations in North America. I am delighted to have him onboard and look forward to his contributions in achieving our strategic goals in thoughtful and innovative ways.”
Commenting on his new role, Justin Glass, President, North America, Cosmo Films, “Cosmo’s market domination and growth in different film segments is testimony of the dedication of Cosmo team, vision of its leadership, and Cosmo’s Product Quality and Customer service. I am thankful that the leadership has entrusted me with the responsibility of leading and growing their business in North America. I look forward to leveraging the innovative teams at Cosmo Films to help unlock new market opportunities with our partner brands.”