Creating Global Opportunities And Purpose For Printed Electronics Through The Eyes Of A CPG
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Grand Ballroom E Track 4
09:10 - 09:35
Through the lens of Unilever experience our global markets, get to know our customers and categories and use this to help identify new opportunities for how printed electronics capabilities can shape a better future. The presentation will center around the core Unilever purpose; Make Sustainable Living Commonplace. With a focus on packaging, the materials, and the to store and in store experiences, the intent of this presentation is to inspire creative thinkers within the printed electronics communities to build and shape ideas and innovations that will help people around the world live well and live within the natural limits of the planet.
Starting as an intern with Lever Brothers in Canada in 1990 for the next 26 years John has worked in various local, regional and global packaging and innovation roles for Unilever. The last eleven years have been spent building and developing a R&D customer packaging function within the global business. Unique to CPG companies this R&D based role focuses on bringing latest technologies, innovations, processes and science to the packaging solutions that influence performance and deliver value for our customer base - to store and in store.
Unilever is one of the world's leading suppliers of fast-moving consumer goods. Our products are sold in over 190 countries and used by 2 billion consumers every day. We aim to create an environment in which all employees can fulfil their potential and as a result Unilever is one of the world's most culturally diverse companies. Our purpose is to make sustainable living commonplace. We work to create a better future every day, with brands and services that help people feel good, look good and get more out of life. Our first priority is to our consumers - then customers, employees, suppliers and communities. When we fulfil our responsibilities to them, we believe that our shareholders will be rewarded.