DELAWARE, OH — Greif, a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, has appointed Stephane Serrano as Sales Director for France.

Serrano will oversee the performance of the sales team across France, taking a strategic lead on new business development opportunities and supporting the growth of existing customers with the range of Greif’s product solutions.

With over 15 years of experience in sales and marketing in industrial business-to-business markets, including food processing, animal feed, chemical and mining and minerals, Serrano brings with him a wealth of industry-specific knowledge.

Having been responsible for the development and implementation of sales and marketing strategies in previous roles, Serrano has a track record of driving growth without compromising quality.

Greif Regional Sales Director for Western Europe, Michael Vvedenskiy, said, “With his enthusiasm, commercial awareness and previous experience, Stephane will be a huge asset to our operations in France. His appointment strengthens our commitment to delivering customer service excellence and progressive industry leadership.”

Serrano added, “Greif is a forward-thinking company that puts its customers at the heart of what it does, consistently introducing new developments and innovations to meet the needs of its diverse customer base. I am looking forward to using my own experience and expertise to support Greif in its continued success.”

Greif operates three production facilities across France in Rouen, Laudun and Lille. Its product portfolio includes steel drums, IBCs and plastic drums serving customers in the chemical, lubricants, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, nuclear, and petrochemicals markets.