Curriculum Vitae Jan Switten

Jan Switten graduated in 1971 from Leuven University with a degree in Chemistry, Specialisation Polymers. He joined Du Pont de Nemours Research and Development Laboratories in Mechelen, Belgium, where he worked for 10 years in a team developing polymers for the paint, coating and packaging industries. The next six years he was active as a production area supervisor .

In 1985 he joined the Du Pont packaging team in Geneva as marketing consultant for the introduction of specialty resins and barrier materials for the packaging and automotive industries in Europe.

As of 1991 he was active as marketing, product, business and sales manager at diverse public and family owned companies (Borealis, Domo, Dolder, Plasticos) . He gathered experience in marketing and sales of different packaging materials and base plastics.

In 2004 SWITTEN , training and advice in plastics and packaging was set up. Experience was gathered by working for important packaging, converting and food companies throughout Europe. Training sessions were given all over Europe
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