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  Mike Turner | Speaker of the Anuga FoodTec 2024


Mike Turner
European Carton Makers Association
Managing Director

About Mike Turner

Mike Turner is the Managing Director of the European Carton Makers Association (ECMA) who are the ‘voice’ of the European folding carton sector, representing 500+ companies with 80,000 staff, he is also Chair of Fibre Packaging Europe, an advocacy focussed coalition representing €120 billion of European fibre packaging revenue and an independent consultant to the fibre packaging sector through his company, Socium Consulting Ltd. Since 2020, he has represented packaging converters on the 4evergreen cross-industry alliance,
which is focussed on achieving a 90% recycling rate for fibre packaging by 2030.

Mr Turner joined ECMA in 2019 from Graphic Packaging International, where he served as Managing Director of their EMEA Foodservice Packaging business. Prior to that, Mr Turner spent 14 years with International Paper, working in positions of increasing responsibility
culminating in the position of Managing Director of their EMEA Foodservice Packaging Business and Senior Lead Team member of their Global Foodservice Packaging Business. Prior to that, Mr Turner spent 10 years with M-Real, a Scandinavian paper mill and merchant group.

Mr Turner has also served 4 years as President and Chairman of the Brussels based ‘Pack2Go’ representing manufacturers of packaging for food & beverages ‘to go’. Mr Turner serves on the Board of ‘First Steps’ which is a UK based family & child support Charity.