19th LAPET Series - Circular Plastics Packaging LATAM,

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05-07 Dec, 2023 - Mexico City, MEXICO

Sheraton Mexico City Maria Isabel Hotel

About our Event Speakers

We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.

Speakers at this Event

Mr. Ernesto Hanhausen

Mr. Ernesto Hanhausen

Investment Partner, Latin America & the Caribbean

Circulate Capital

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Mr. Ernesto Hanhausen

Mr. Ernesto Hanhausen

Investment Partner, Latin America & the Caribbean

Circulate Capital

AGENDA SESSION

PARTNERSHIP & FINANCING SOLUTIONS TO ACCELERATE PLASTIC CIRCULARITY IN LATIN AMERICA & THE CARIBBEAN

Day 1 [Tue 05, December], at 11:40 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/231213/speakers/ErnestoHanhausen.jpgErnesto is Circulate Capital’s Managing Partner for Latin America and the Caribbean coordinating and managing the CC Ocean Fund LAC investments and business activities in the region.

 

Ernesto has nearly 25 years of experience in originating, analyzing, structuring, implementing, and managing climate change, environmental, sustainability and impact capital investments related to energy efficiency, renewable energy, water and waste sectors in Latin America and the Caribbean.

 

Previously he served managing partner, chief investment officer and investment committee member in four LatAm regional private equity funds and an investment platform, all specializing in sustainability investments.

 

He has been board member of the World Resources Institute – Mexico. As well, he is board member of the Latin American and Caribbean Council on Energy Transition. He has been advisor to the Private Financing Advisory Network – PFAN, assisting climate change and sustainability business developers in accessing funding for their projects in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Mr. Ederson Sotini

Mr. Ederson Sotini

Application Sales Consultant – Bottle, Latin America

Erema Engineering Recycling Maschinen und Anlagen Ges.m.b.H

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Mr. Ederson Sotini

Mr. Ederson Sotini

Application Sales Consultant – Bottle, Latin America

Erema Engineering Recycling Maschinen und Anlagen Ges.m.b.H

AGENDA SESSION

TAILOR MADE PET RECYCLING SOLUTIONS: AN OVERVIEW

Day 1 [Tue 05, December], at 02:15 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/231213/speakers/EdersonSotini.jpgSince it was founded in 1983, EREMA has specialised in the development and pro-duction of plastics recycling systems and technologies for the plastics processing in-dustry.


Ederson Sotini is responsible for technical sales and customer care in the applica-tion field of PET recycling plants in Latin America.

He holds a degree in Polymer Engineering from FATEC / SP, one in Commercial Management from SENAC / SP and an MBA in International Business. He has been operating in the plastics market for over 18 years, 8 of them dedicated to recycling.

Ms. Mayra Hernandez Navarro

Ms. Mayra Hernandez Navarro

Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs

ECOCE A.C.

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Ms. Mayra Hernandez Navarro

Ms. Mayra Hernandez Navarro

Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs

ECOCE A.C.

AGENDA SESSION

UPDATE ON UN TREATY TO END GLOBAL PLASTICS POLLUTION & ITS IMPLICATION ON PLASTICS INDUSTRY

Day 2 [Wed 06, December], at 09:05 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/231213/speakers/MayraHernandezNavarro.jpgMayra Hernandez, born in Mexico City and trained as a Lawyer for more than 20 years, has amassed an extensive experience in top multinational companies, such as GEPP (the former Pepsi Bottling Group) and Whirlpool, as well as in public institutions both as a public servant or consultant, particularly within the Federal Chamber of Deputies and Mexico City´s Congress, in matters related to lobbying, communications, marketing, compliance, regulations, standards, government and public relations. Currently, she works as Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs in ECOCE, a Non-profit civil association promoting recycling.

Mr. Carlos Lotero

Mr. Carlos Lotero

Houston Operations Manager

Custom Polymers Inc

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Mr. Carlos Lotero

Mr. Carlos Lotero

Houston Operations Manager

Custom Polymers Inc

AGENDA SESSION

Chairman’s Introduction

Day 1 [Tue 05, December], at 09:00 AM

FIRESIDE CHAT : GLOBAL PLASTICS MARKET OUTLOOK & TRADE CHALLENGES

Day 1 [Tue 05, December], at 01:45 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/231213/speakers/CarlosLotero.jpgCarlos graduated from the University of Houston with a bachelor science in Business Administration. He started his career in the Plastic Recycling 30 years ago as a Latin American Sales Manager for a local company. Currently he is Houston Operation Manager for Custom Polymers, Inc.
 
He has over 25 years of experience in the PET business investigating and supporting many companies not only in Mexico and Latin America, but in Europe and Asia as well. He is also a co-owner of Custom Synthetic Fibers in the USA
 
He has attended different plastic training and seminars. He has been a speaker at many international plastic exhibits and conferences through Latin America. With his experience in the international market, he has contributed to his company growth.
Ms. Luiza Adelita de Andrade

Ms. Luiza Adelita de Andrade

Packaging Manager, Private Brands

Walmart de Mexico

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Ms. Luiza Adelita de Andrade

Ms. Luiza Adelita de Andrade

Packaging Manager, Private Brands

Walmart de Mexico

AGENDA SESSION

WALMART’S SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING PROGRESS AND RECYCLING INITIATIVES

Day 1 [Tue 05, December], at 09:40 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/231213/speakers/LuizaAndrade.jpgLuiza Adelita de Andrade studied Chemical Engineering at Federal University of Paraná and has worked in packaging engineering research, development and technology for the past 10 years. Prior to her current job at Walmart, Luiza Adelita led packaging development and engineering and technology positions at leading consumer goods companies such as Grupo Boticário and Beiersdorf.


De Andrade is currently the Packaging Manager at Walmart México and Centroamérica leading the packaging strategy for the company's private brands with a special focus on sustainability.

Mr. Javier Salinas

Mr. Javier Salinas

Commercial Coordinator - PCR

Braskem Idesa

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Mr. Javier Salinas

Mr. Javier Salinas

Commercial Coordinator - PCR

Braskem Idesa

AGENDA SESSION

INNOVATION IN MECHANICAL RECYCLING: DEVOLATILIZED POST-CONSUMER POLYOLEFINS FOR COSMETIC AND FOOD-GRADE APPLICATIONS

Day 2 [Wed 06, December], at 11:05 AM

PROFILE

Javier is chemical engineer graduated from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico and has a master’s degree in business and administration from EGADE Business School of Tecnológico de Monterrey. With more than 13 years of experience, Javier has an innovative trajectory in polymers, focused on sustainable new business development and supply chain. He has participated in different sustainable development and Circular Economy projects, like the reconversion of foaming agents in the rigid polyurethane industry and is currently responsible for Post-Consumer Recycled (PCR) portfolio at Braskem Idesa, product line focused on polyethylene and polypropylene compounds with post-consumer recycled content.

Ms. Laila Munayer Sandoval

Ms. Laila Munayer Sandoval

Regional Sustainability Manager México, Central America and the Caribbean.

ALPLA Mexico S.A. de C.V.

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Ms. Laila Munayer Sandoval

Ms. Laila Munayer Sandoval

Regional Sustainability Manager México, Central America and the Caribbean.

ALPLA Mexico S.A. de C.V.

AGENDA SESSION

PARTNERSHIP TO CLOSE THE LOOP ON PET BOTTLES & UPDATE ON PLANETA RECYCLING PLANT

Day 1 [Tue 05, December], at 02:45 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/231213/speakers/LailaMunayer.jpg Laila Munayer is Sustainability Manager at ALPLA Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Currently, she is responsible for promoting the regional Sustainability strategy for the company to contribute to generating more resilient and sustainable businesses that have a positive impact on the environment and society.


With more than 18 years of experience in the public and private sectors, Laila analyzes and understands the context in which businesses operate. Their experience and skills contribute to the sustainable development of the company; to achieve an effective link with key actors; as well as to strengthen corporate communication and business reputation.


Laila is a political scientist and internationalist from the Center for Economic Research and Teaching (CIDE), with a master's degree in Economics and Business from the Anáhuac University. In addition, she has various diplomas and courses on topics related to the Circular Economy, Sustainability and Sustainable Development Goals.

Mr. Julian Lara Miranda

Mr. Julian Lara Miranda

Packaging Manager

Perfetti Van Melle Mexico .A. de C.V.

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Mr. Julian Lara Miranda

Mr. Julian Lara Miranda

Packaging Manager

Perfetti Van Melle Mexico .A. de C.V.

AGENDA SESSION

IMPROVING PACKAGING SUSTAINABILITY & CHALLENGES FACING CONFECTIONARY PRODUCERS

Day 1 [Tue 05, December], at 03:45 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/231213/speakers/JulianMiranda.jpgJulian Lara is the Packaging Manager for USA, LATAM & MEX with Perfetti Van Melle since Jan 2021.

 

He is an Industrial Designer with a Master Degree (MBA). He has vast experience  in  planning and management of packaging programs and projects, ensuring compliance with sales forecasts pursuant to costs, terms and quality standards. His past working experience at several multinational companies are in the following sectors - food, tools, cosmetics, agricultural and electronics

Vicente Ferrer Megias

Vicente Ferrer Megias

Director General

Omnigreen SAPI de CV

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Vicente Ferrer Megias

Vicente Ferrer Megias

Director General

Omnigreen SAPI de CV

AGENDA SESSION

LDPE RECYCLING CHALLENGES IN MEXICO

Day 2 [Wed 06, December], at 10:05 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/231213/speakers/Vicente.jpgVicente Ferrer Megias graduated from Tecnológico de Monterrey as an Electronic Systems Engineer.

 

He is a visionary leader in the LDPE recycling industry, boasting an outstanding track record of managing companies dedicated to sustainability and reducing plastic waste in the environment. With over 20 years of industry experience, he has consistently demonstrated his passion for driving positive change and successfully guided Omnigreen in achieving its environmental and business objectives.

 

He has assembled a senior management team at Omnigreen that enables the company to implement levels of control uncommon in the recycling world. This has facilitated the successful completion of various environmental certifications, such as Zero Pellet Loss, Post-Consumer Recycling Certificate, Zero Waste to Landfill, as well as several ISOs, among others. He has laid the foundation for a solid and robust Comprehensive Management System, capable of attending to the needs and safety of all employees.

 

His innovative approach, commitment to ethical business practices, and dedication to the environmental cause have allowed Omnigreen to flourish and make a significant impact in the battle against plastic pollution. His inspiring leadership continues to set the standard for the industry, demonstrating how sustainability and business can coexist harmoniously.

Mr. Juan Galvan

Mr. Juan Galvan

General Manager

Direct Pack Mexico

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Mr. Juan Galvan

Mr. Juan Galvan

General Manager

Direct Pack Mexico

AGENDA SESSION

PET THERMOFORMED RECYCLING & SUPPLY CHAIN CHALLENGES

Day 1 [Tue 05, December], at 11:10 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/231213/speakers/JuanGalvan.jpgJuan Francisco Galvan Acosta, a seasoned professional in the field of Chemical Engineering and Business Management, is the founder and President of Direct Pack Recycling. He obtained his MBA from the University of Phoenix, Arizona.

 

He is in the plastics industry for more than 30 years with flexible, thermoformed packaging, extrusion and PET Recycling/washing plants, on early stages of PCR PET the development of Flake washing suppliers for extrusion in Mexico, establishing standards in the industry, then equipment development, start-up and operational improvements, developing PET PCR product lines for high-volume customers in Mexico and the USA.

 

In Business Management; building the converting and material utilization base to make PCR PET profitable and resource efficient with the correct capital expenditure in place. Regarding the Recycling Washing plants, construction of 6 facilities, last ones with proprietary developments to obtain a “super clean” flake.Development of the technical capability to use very high contents of post-consumer trays, maintaining the “Super clean” quality with high yields in raw material usage. He has also developed and secured a consistence base of clam bails suppliers in the US .plus Tray to tray technology development.

Dr. Daniel Zaga

Dr. Daniel Zaga

Chief Economist

Deloitte Spanish Latin America

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Dr. Daniel Zaga

Dr. Daniel Zaga

Chief Economist

Deloitte Spanish Latin America

AGENDA SESSION

LATIN AMERICA ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

Day 2 [Wed 06, December], at 11:35 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/231213/speakers/DanielZaga.jpgDaniel has a degree in Economics from the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina), a Master of Science from the London School of Economics (UK) and a PhD in Economic Development from the Graduate Institute of Geneva (Switzerland). He also has a specialization in Econometrics from ITAM (Mexico).

 

He has more than 15 years of experience in topics related to macroeconomic, sectorial, and regional analysis. In Argentina, he worked for the Ministry of Economy, while in Mexico, in a brokerage firm (Vector Casa de Bolsa), the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, and the Ministry of Economy. Additionally, he has been a consultant to various international organizations, including the UN, and a professor at the University of Palermo in Argentina.

 

Currently, Daniel is the Chief Economist at Deloitte Spanish Latin America, where he monitors the global and regional economic situation and offers economic advisory to clients.

 

At the same time, he is the Director of Econosignal, a platform supported by Deloitte, which evaluates economic trends and generates macroeconomic, sectorial, and regional reports for top executives in Latin America.

Mr. Casimiro Sacchetti

Mr. Casimiro Sacchetti

Chief Sales Officer (CSO)

Evertis de México SA de CV

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Mr. Casimiro Sacchetti

Mr. Casimiro Sacchetti

Chief Sales Officer (CSO)

Evertis de México SA de CV

AGENDA SESSION

SUSTAINABLE HIGH-BARRIER PACKAGING FILM MARKET & PACKAGING INNOVATIONS IN MEXICO/LATAM

Day 1 [Tue 05, December], at 04:15 PM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/231213/speakers/CasimiroSacchetti.jpg

Ms. Sonia Sanchez Rodríguez

Ms. Sonia Sanchez Rodríguez

Sales Manager

Alpek Polyester Mexico

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Ms. Sonia Sanchez Rodríguez

Ms. Sonia Sanchez Rodríguez

Sales Manager

Alpek Polyester Mexico

AGENDA SESSION

A POST PANDEMIC PET MARKET

Day 1 [Tue 05, December], at 09:10 AM

PROFILE

https://www.cmtevents.com/EVENTDATAS/231213/speakers/SoniaSanchez.jpgSonia Sánchez is a Chemical Engineer graduated from the Faculty of Chemistry at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, she has a master's degree in Business Administration with a specialty in Marketing at the Technological Institute of Monterrey.


From 1988 to 1990 she worked in the area of equipment design for petrochemical plants at the Mexican Petroleum Institute, from 1991 to 2001 she worked in the area of Planning, Foreign Trade, Marketing and Technical Service at Celanese Mexicana in the Divisions of Polypropylene Bioriented  (BOPP) and Synthetic Fibers of "Polyester and Nylon mainly, from 2002 to 2008 she worked at Eastman Chemical Company in the PET commercial area developing a thorough PET market study in Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, Colombia and Venezuela. She currently works at Alpek Polyester and serves as PET Sales Manager for Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and Colombia.

Mr. George Gatlin

Mr. George Gatlin

Director General

Invema Corporation

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Mr. George Gatlin

Mr. George Gatlin

Director General

Invema Corporation

AGENDA SESSION

Afternoon Chairman

Day 1 [Tue 05, December], at 01:40 PM

COMPETITION AND DISRUPTION OF CIRCULAR PLASTICS MARKETS IN THE CARIBBEAN & CENTRAL AMERICA

Day 2 [Wed 06, December], at 09:35 AM

PROFILE

Will update soon
Dr. Carlos Ludlow-Palafox

Dr. Carlos Ludlow-Palafox

CEO

Enval Limited

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Dr. Carlos Ludlow-Palafox

Dr. Carlos Ludlow-Palafox

CEO

Enval Limited

AGENDA SESSION

Chairman’s Introduction

Day 2 [Wed 06, December], at 09:00 AM

DOES CHEMICAL RECYCLING MAKE SENSE?

Day 1 [Tue 05, December], at 10:40 AM

PROFILE

Will update soon