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Session

The Voice of the Customer

Sunday, May 5

Noon – 1:30 p.m.

City Beautiful Ballroom

About This Session

“The Voice of the Customer” is an opportunity for brand owners to present and discuss their packaging-related challenges, with the understanding that flexographic packaging production is not the only part of their packaging supply ecosystem.

Listen to a panel of Consumer Product Company (CPC) representatives who will present and discuss these common challenges.

Panelists

David McCoy

David McCoy

Director of Strategic Sourcing at Instinct Pet Food

Panelist Bio
About David:Dave is a supply chain professional with over a decade of experience in the pet food industry. Currently, he serves as director of strategic sourcing at Instinct Pet Food, responsible for developing and executing sourcing strategies focused on ingredients and packaging.
Prior to his role at Instinct, Dave held sourcing and supply chain positions at Solid Gold Pet, Spectrum Brands and Nestle Purina, all focusing on value creation, quality assurance, and supply chain optimization.
Mike Onderwater

Mike Onderwater

North America – Design to Print Lead at Kraft Heinz

Panelist Bio
About Mike: Mike has worked in the production world for two repro agencies. He started with Kraft Heinz Co in 2001. His supported roles at Kraft Heinz Co include print quality, packaging procurement buyer and design to print lead.
Chrstopher Weiser

Christopher Weiser

Print Production Manager at Georgia-Pacific

Panelist Bio
About Christopher: Christopher is a packaging professional with over 25 years of graphic development experiences in the consumer products arena. A South Carolina native, he graduated from Clemson University’s Graphic Communications Department, then moved to Atlanta to work for several prepress companies where he was first introduced to Georgia-Pacific as the on-site manager.
In 2020, an opportunity to work for Georgia-Pacific directly opened, where he’s been ever since. Currently, Christopher is a print production manager, working with design, project management and brand teams to commercialize polyethylene and corrugated flexographic packaging. He resides in Atlanta with his wife and has two sons, his oldest at Sewanee University and his youngest a senior in high school.
Randy Nienas

Randy Nienas

Manager of Packaging and E-commerce Graphics at Tyson Foods

Panelist Bio
About Randy: Randy is a manager of packaging and e-commerce at Tyson Foods and focused on successful packaging print execution across a family of brands. His career started as a press operator and progressed through a variety of color, premedia, packaging production, quality and data positions. Randy attended University of Wisconsin – Stout for his B.S. and University of Arkansas for his M.A.B.A.

Session Chairs

Session Chair

Ben Abray

Ben Abray

Autumn Graphics

Session Chair

Kevin Bourquin

Kevin Bourquin

Fortis Solutions Group