Schoeller Allibert appoints Oliver Iltisberger as CEO


June 2022 – Hoofddorp (NL). Schoeller Packaging BV (the “Company”) announces the appointment of Oliver Iltisberger as Managing Director of Schoeller Allibert, effective August 1, 2022.

Until recently, Oliver was President of ABB Smart Buildings Division, a global building automation and services company with revenues of approximately $3 billion and 11,000 employees. Previously, Oliver held various management positions at Landis+Gyr, a global leader in electricity and gas meters and network solutions. At Landis+Gyr, he was instrumental in developing the portfolio of smart metering products, systems and services for the business and in executing the transformation towards delivering smart energy services, in addition to his responsibility in the making. He executed and integrated several acquisitions and contributed as part of a team to achieve the company’s successful IPO.

Olivier Iltisberger

A German and Swiss national, Oliver holds a joint master’s degree in business administration and mechanical engineering (Dipl. Wirtschaftsingenieur) from the University of Darmstadt in Germany. He will work from the company’s headquarters, located in Hoofddorp, near Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

The Supervisory Board is delighted that Oliver has agreed to join Schoeller Allibert as CEO and believes that his organizational skills, deep international manufacturing and services experience and track record make him the ideal candidate to lead the company in its next phase of growth and performance improvement.

Pending this appointment, Henrik Akerson of Brookfield Asset Management will continue to act as interim CEO, with the full support of both groups of shareholders.

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Schoeller Allibert is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of returnable plastic packaging systems. He has extensive expertise in a range of industries including agriculture, automotive, food and food processing, beverage, retail, industrial manufacturing and pooling. For more information, visit

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Patrick deBeer
Treasury and Investor Relations Manager
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