The new manager will be replacing Alfonso Sibani, who managed ILIP for over 50 years and will continue to serve an executive role in the company’s board
BOLOGNA (10 JULY 2015) – Nicola Ballini is the new General Manager of ILIP, a leading company in the fresh produce packaging and the food service packaging.
This is a historic step: Ballini, a manager with a long and diversified experience in several leading companies in the sector of food packaging, will be succeeding Alfonso Sibani, who had guided the company since its foundation, more than 50 years ago. A relationship that will last through time, as the leaving General Manager will continue to maintain an executive role within the ILPA group’s board, of which ILIP is the main division.
“ILIP’s history is closely related to the figure of Alfonso Sibani, through a liaison that goes beyond the role of General Manager”, commented Riccardo Pianesani, the legal representative of ILPA Group. “Alfonso followed the company from its creation to this day, more than 50 years of continuous growth and of successes, and we’re happy to know he’ll keep on doing it within the company’s board. We would like to thank him while we warmly welcome his successor, Nicola Ballini”.
The former General Manager, Alfonso Sibani, declares, “I am honoured to welcome Ballini to ILIP. He is a great professional with several years’ experience, who will certainly be able to widen the company’s horizons and its development. His nomination completes a process of company reorganization that has given us a dynamic, efficient structure, capable of reinforcing our position in the market and of better responding to the requirements and new challenges of the markets”.
“Directing a historical, important company such as ILIP is a huge responsibility, and I’m grateful for the trust I’ve been given. I’m happy with my new position, and ready to face it as well as possible, from the point of view of developing the company and the territory it represents”, the new General Manager Nicola Ballini has declared.