Michael Hanratty

Acting GM & Strategic Business Development, NA

Michael joins TIPA with significant background in Commercial & Business Development roles. He has held numerous leading positions in Marketing, R&D, and Segment and Technology business development, and became a member of the APPE Executive board in 2009.
He holds 20 years of experience in the packaging sectors for Food, Beverage, Household & Personal Care, and Industrial products across the UK, Europe, Asia, and USA, including leading Commercial activities, Business Partnerships, R & D, Sales, and Marketing for several of the world’s largest packaging companies in plastics – rigid and flexible, paper, board, labelling & glass solutions.
Michael led Commercial activities at Plastipak, APPE, LSB, Amcor, SAPPI, and LINPAC Group.
Michael studied Business, Marketing & Management at CCAT, Cambridge and the Open University (UK), holding a certificate in Management and Dip. in Business & Marketing.