March 14, 2011
-- RALEIGH, N.C. (March 11, 2011) -- Sustainable protective packaging supplier Geami, Ltd. (www.geami.com)
, announces today the appointment of Marcelo Passos as vice president. In this role, Passos will focus on new product development, expanding strategic partnerships and marketing to new channels.
Passos joins Geami with more than 15 years of packaging experience. In the last 10 years, he has played an instrumental role in the development and expansion of international operations with Plastipak Packaging, Inc.
“Marcelo has a solid global perspective coupled with a strong product and innovation background,”
says Braulio Libero, Geami president. “We are very pleased to have someone of his experience to capitalize on expansion opportunities through our next stages of growth.”
Passos has a bachelor’s degree in engineering from UFMG, Brazil and an MBA from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
"Geami is well positioned and structured to enter into a new exciting phase of growth and expansion,” says Passos. “I am very excited about opportunities in new markets and delivering a strong customer experience.”
About Geami, Ltd.:
Geami, Ltd. is a privately held company based in Raleigh, N.C. It's packaging equipment and eco-friendly materials are marketed under the Geami® brand and are currently used by Fortune 500 companies and Top 100 catalogers. More than four million packages are shipped annually using Geami® packaging solutions. Geami's paper-based protective packaging materials are sustainably sourced, 100 percent recyclable and a cost-effective replacement for oil-based materials such as bubble packaging and air pillows. Visit http://www.geami.com