David HeerUS reusable packaging manufacturer Orbis has appointed David Heer (pictured) as senior commercial director for Orbis Europe. In his new role, Heer is responsible for leading the firm’s reusable packaging expansion in Europe.

“We are thrilled to welcome David to the Orbis team. His involvement in diverse, multinational business environments makes him a great fit for developing and executing the growth plans set for Orbis Europe,” said Norm Kukuk, executive vice-president of Orbis, about the appointment.

Heer, who will be responsible for marketing, sales, customer service and operations within Orbis Europe, has more than 20 years of management and marketing experience in Europe, Asia and North America, with a high-level understanding of the role of reusable packaging in the food, beverage, consumer goods and automotive sectors.

Orbis’ European operations are based in Leper, Belgium, with a sales and marketing presence throughout Europe. Heer resides in and will work from Cologne, Germany.