Elopak’s CEO resigns

Niels Petter Wright
Photo: Elopak

Elopak informed about resign of Niels Petter Wright from the CEO position. According to the announcement, the Board of Directors has initiated the search for a new CEO, and was pleased that Niels Petter Wright will continue as CEO in this transition period.

Niels Petter Wright has been CEO of Elopak for the past ten years and CFO for seven years prior to that. Under his leadership Elopak has transformed from a company positioned for fresh dairy and juice products to a full aseptic system supplier. 

John Giverholt, Chairman in Elopak AS, commented:

“Elopak is truly an extraordinary Norwegian based company with currently 98% of its sales in international markets. Niels Petter has played a key role in developing Elopak from a NOK 5. 5 billion to NOK 8.1 billion company and has led its employees with exceptional drive and dedication. He leaves a diversified company well positioned for further growth. As the owner of Elopak, Ferd is grateful for the job Niels Petter has done.”


Earlier Nalchikskiy Milk Factory re-launched its dairy lines in Russia in Elopak’s cartons.

About Elopak:

The company is an international supplier of paper based packaging solutions for liquid food. Based in Norway, and wholly owned by the Ferd Group (one of Norway’s largest privately owned industrial groups) Elopak is continually developing its expertise to match changing demands for packaged food.

Source: Woodbizforum