DICK DE KONING
& JOHAN GLASER
Founding Partners / Packz B.V.
In 2012 Dick de Koning started PACKZ B.V. as Founding Partner together with Johan Glaser. In this role they are both responsible for managing the PACKZ business with a strong focus on Packaging Innovation (Technology Scouting, Innovation Projects and Seminars.
Dick studied Mechanical Engineering at Avans University in Breda, post graduated in Quality Management and graduated as a Strategic Packaging Professional at the Dutch Packaging Centre. Before PACKZ, he worked at Unilever Vlaardingen, Cadbury, Bongrain, Schut Flexible Packaging and the Heinz Innovation Centre in various
R&D, Packaging and Quality Management roles. During his career he was: Chairman of the Dutch Packaging Professionals for 10 years, member of the examination board for the Strategic Packaging Professionals exams and has been active as a member of the jury for the Dutch Packaging Awards. In 2015 he took over the role of Chairman of the AIPIA (Active & Intelligent Packaging) organization.
In 2012 Johan Glaser started PACKZ B.V. as Innovator/Managing Partner together with Dick de Koning. In this role they are both responsible for managing the PACKZ business with all stakeholders involved. Johan studied Logistics at the NHTV University in Tilburg and post graduated in Strategic Packaging Professional at the Dutch Packaging Centre (NVC) in 1999. Before PACKZ, Johan was self-employed for 5 years, he worked as a packaging professional for companies like FrieslandCampina, DE Masterblenders 1753, Nolet Distillery (Ketel One Vodka). He started his packaging career at Perfetti Van Melle and Royal Agio Cigars. Johan was chairman of the Dutch Packaging Professionals for 3 years.