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Liqui-Box Hires Two Industry Veterans to Executive Team

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RICHMOND, Va., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liqui-Box Corporation, a global leader in flexible packaging solutions for liquid and semi-liquid products, has announced two strategic additions within their executive team to support the Company's global growth strategies.  Greg Gard will serve as the Senior Vice President of Research and Development and Anthony Rizzo will serve as the Senior Vice President of Sales.

Greg brings over 25 years of experience in the packaging industry.  Greg formerly served in research and development and operational excellence leadership roles with Cryovac, CT Film, Huntsman Packaging, Pliant Corporation, and most recently as the Vice President of Product Development within the Flexible Packaging Division of Berry Plastics.  In addition, Greg has served as a member of the Clemson University Packaging Science Industrial Advisory Board for over 10 years.  Greg graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Anthony has over 15 years of leadership experience in key sales and marketing positions with Alcan Packaging, Hilex Poly, National Envelope, and most recently as the Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Constar International.  Anthony's innate ability to produce results in top-line growth, value creation and market share through effective strategy deployment, team development and process management will be invaluable as Liqui-Box continues to realize accelerated growth in global markets.  Anthony graduated from State University of New York with a degree in Accounting and holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration.

Ken Swanson, President and CEO of Liqui-Box, commented; "We are excited to have Greg and Anthony join our executive team at Liqui-Box. The unique skills and industry experience that both Greg and Anthony bring to the company will be invaluable as Liqui-Box continues to grow and expand globally with new and innovative packaging for liquid and semi-liquid products."

About Liqui-Box

Liqui-Box is a leading innovator and provider of sustainable packaging solutions for quick, fresh and cost efficient delivery of liquid and semi-liquid products. Liqui-Box manufactures bag-in-box flexible packaging and pouches to serve a wide variety of industries, including global dairy, beverage and bulk food markets.  Applications include fountain beverage syrups, bar mixes, juices, milkshake mix, coffee drinks, liquid foods such as concentrates and sauces, as well as non-food products like oils and paints.  Liqui-Box offers the fastest filling equipment in the industry, along with consumable packaging, including film substrates, bags with fitments, and pouches.

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