Ep 2 – Looking Back Looking Forward With Mr. Suresh Gupta

Packaging Talks

We are back for the second episode of Packaging Talks and it is our pleasure to welcome one of the doyens of the Indian packaging industry – Mr Suresh Gupta. In this episode of this packaging podcast, Mr Suresh Gupta looks back at his journey in a conversation wtih Dr Rangaprasad & also gives a sneak preview of how the future of packaging looks like in the digital era. He also suggests how Packaging 360 can add value to the community through its various delivery mechanisms.

About Suresh Gupta

Thirty-one years after joining Huhtamaki-PPL (formerly Paper Products Limited or PPL), Mr. Suresh Gupta (SG) retired as its Executive Chairman. He joined the company in 1987 at a difficult time for the company. When SG became a part of PPL the turnover of the company was just Rs.23 Crore and with a large workforce of 700 employees. He led the company until his retirement with sales growing 100 times to Rupees 2300 Crores and the number of people working rose to 4000! Huhtamaki-PPL is the largest producer of printed and finished flexible packaging materials in India.

Mr. Suresh Gupta holds a master’s degree in management studies from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai.

Mr Suresh Gupta currently serves as President of IFCA – Indian Flexible Packaging and Folding Carton Manufacturers Association. He is an angel investor in socially impact start-up enterprises, and is also extensively involved in the Art sector.

Packaging Talks is a podcast designed for the packaging industry by Pacakging 360.

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