AptarGroup Inc. has appointed Stephan Tanda as its president and CEO.
Tanda will join the company Feb. 1, succeeding Stephen Hagge, who will retire at the end of March after 35 years of service.
Tanda is an executive managing board director at DSM, overseeing its global nutrition business and its pharmaceutical joint ventures.
“We are delighted that Stephan will join and lead our strong management team. He has had an impressive career at Royal DSM NV and has played a key role in expanding its nutrition cluster," AptarGroup Chairman King Harris said.
A native of Austria, Tanda has a degree in plastics engineering from the University of Leoben in Austria and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
“I am deeply honored to join such a highly professional organization operating in attractive markets with a tremendous track record of creating value for all stakeholders. I look forward to working with Steve and the strong management team to continue the growth journey, driven by creating winning solutions for innovative customers around the world,” Tanda said.
Based in Crystal Lake, AptarGroup supplies dispensing and sealing solutions for markets such as beauty, personal care, home care, prescription drugs, food and beverage.