MRO Magazine

Bo Thörn Joins IDC as Senior Advisor

August 4, 2015
By Business Wire News


International Dispensing Corporation (IDC) (IDND) announced the appointment of Bo Thörn as Senior Advisor to Chairman Greg Abbott and CEO Tom Shaver.

Mr. Thörn, a U.S. based Swedish national, has over 20 years’ experience in the aseptic packaging industry. For 15 years he held senior executive and managing director positions with world leader Tetra Pak in North America, China, and South Asia. Today, China is Tetra Pak’s largest market by far. In addition, Mr. Thörn has held senior management positions with other world leading packaging companies in Europe and the Americas and had significant experience with his own business ventures as well.

In his role as Senior Advisor, Mr. Thörn will be focusing on the acceleration of IDC’s market presence in selected markets. This will be done together with IDC’s strategic partners and built on the substantial work done by the IDC team.

“IDC has developed a breakthrough product in the aseptic industry that is on the cusp of major success in the developing world,” said Mr. Thörn. “I am excited to be involved and to use my industry background and network to help the team accelerate its introduction to the global market.”

“Bo Thörn was instrumental in building Tetra Pak’s relatively modest business in China into its number one market globally,” said IDC Chairman Greg Abbott. “He is a stellar addition to our team and brings with him a plethora of experience and new potential customers throughout the world.”

Mr. Thörn received a BBA from Uppsala University in Sweden. He is a graduate of the Swedish Army Officers School and AMP 171 at Harvard Business School.

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