( Photo courtesy Smurfit Kappa; graphic by Amelia Freidline )

Smurfit Kappa executive Juan Pablo Perez has been appointed as the president of the Corrugators Association of the Caribbean and Central and South America.

Perez, the chief financial officer for Smurfit Kappa The Americas, will be in charge of leading industry relations with the public and private organizations across the region, according to a news release.

Perez began in his career at Smurfit Kappa in 1996 and has had his current position for two years. His other positions at Smurfit Kappa include general manager of the Bogota, Colombia, and Dominican Republic corrugated plants, according to the release.

The association has contributed to the development and growth of the Latin American corrugated industry for 40 years through the exchange of experiences, ideas and technological knowledge, according to the release.

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