WILLOWDALE, ONTARIO — The Packaging Association of Canada has appointed J. Robert Lavery as chairman of its board of directors for the 1997-99 term of office.
Lavery is president of flexible and semi-rigid plastic packaging manufacturer Winpak Ltd., headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba, which Lavery co-founded in 1977.
He has been on PAC's board since 1987.
Lavery succeeds PAC Chairman Robert W. O'Neill, vice president of sales and marketing for paper packaging firm MacMillan Bathurst.
The association is based in Willowdale.