Arup Basu steps down as president flexible packaging at Huhtamaki

Arup Basu, president, flexible packaging and a member of the Huhtamaki global executive team has decided to part away from the company. The flexible packaging specialist has announced that the process to find Basu’s successor has been initiated.

15 May 2021 | By WhatPackaging? Team

Basu joined Huhtamaki in 2017

Charles Héaulmé, president and CEO, Huhtamaki, said, “I want to thank Arup for his contribution to Huhtamaki, both as managing director India and for his role in leading the flexible packaging segment since February 2020. We wish him all the very best in his future endeavours.”

The company has stated that the flexible packaging team will report to president and CEO Charles Héaulmé until a successor for Basu is appointed. ​

Basu was appointed as a member of Huhtamaki's global executive team in February 2020. In addition, he was elevated from the post of managing director to president, flexible packaging at Huhtamaki.

He held the managing director role for Huhtamaki's flexible packaging business in India from 2017 till his promotion. Before joining Huhtamaki, he held several positions in Tata Chemicals (2004-2017), the latest being president and CTO of new businesses and Innovation Centre.