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Euromed, S.A., a leading producer of standardised herbal extracts, announced the appointment of industry veteran Chris Tower to the position of General Manager of its key subsidiary Euromed USA Inc. Chris will replace current General Manager Guy Woodman, who will be retiring later this year. He is a highly experienced, senior level executive with an extensive range of skills and more than 25 years of successful sales, business development and operations expertise in the U.S. and global botanical extract industry.

He has previously held key management positions with an array of leading botanical extract manufacturers, including serving as VP Sales and Marketing of Sensient Natural Extracts (formally Mazza Innovation), founding President and CEO of Layn USA Inc. (subsidiary of Layn Natural Ingredients Corp.) and VP Sales and Business Development for leading Italian and German botanical extract manufacturers.

Pro Carton, the European association of carton and cartonboard manufacturers, announced Winfried Muehling as new General Manager – following the recent retirement of Tony Hitchin.

With almost 30-years’ experience working in the global packaging and FMCG industry, Winfried Muehling has held managerial positions in the chemical, food and beverage and capital equipment sectors, demonstrating a passion to bring stakeholders along the value chain together and to deliver consistent commercial and operational excellence.

His previous roles include, Vice President Corporate Accounts at Ecolab, Sales Director for MM Board & Paper, Vice President Sales Management at Tetra Pak, and most recently at Amcor as Global Key Account Director, based in Singapore.