The EuroPack Summit 2021 invites Kate Yauk, the Global Packaging Technology and Sustainability and Innovation Manager at JDE Peet's to discuss how the packaging industry can keep up with change and drive future-focused packaging innovation and sustainability.
For the 18th time year, the Europack Summit runs LIVE from 20 – 21 September 2021 and brings packaging leaders representing Europe’s fastest growing FMCG companies, innovative packaging companies and experienced outsourced sales partners from around the globe physically together at an exquisite location at Le Méridien Beach Plaza, Monte Carlo, Monaco.
The summit offers FMCG elite buyers and sellers an intimate environment for a focused discussion on how to win the battle for market and mind share through packaging. The one-to-one business meetings provide access to the gate keepers of sizeable packaging budgets – top executives actively seeking external partnerships with packaging materials, machinery, design and development suppliers.
Speakers include executives from the European Commission, Tony's Chocolonely, Reckitt, Ericsson.
Kate shares her strategies on how to transform apparent disorder in an opportunity to enhance a company's capabilities and boost performance:
- Unlocking innovation by transitioning from a tactical to a holistic, collaborative approach
- Accelerating via informed decision
- Acting with agility
Kate holds a Packaging Science degree from Michigan State University. She has lead the Packaging Sustainability and Design team within JDE’s Research & Development organisation since 2020. Kate’s broad business experience includes over seven years leading Global Innovation Platforms within Mondelez within the marketing organisation and has worked in five countries across the EU.