PMMI Podcast

Episode #31 - State of the Industry: Promising Times Ahead Amidst COVID-19

Guest: Jorge Izquierdo, Vice President of Market Development, PMMI

From the earliest days of the pandemic, PMMI’s Vice President of Market Development, Jorge Izquierdo and his team have kept tabs on the industry with weekly pulse surveys, monthly purchasing indexes and most recently, provided guidance on the economic future via webinars. PMMI’s data reveals that while times may be challenging at the moment, the situation is manageable for your business and the future holds promise for the packaging and processing industry. Join Jorge to hear the latest on the State of the Industry during COVID-19.

 

Jorge Izquierdo

Jorge Izquierdo
Jorge Izquierdo

Jorge Izquierdo is vice president of market development for PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.  He oversees PMMI’s market development plans, research and programs for strengthening the competitiveness of North American suppliers of packaging and processing equipment. 

Izquierdo joined PMMI in 1993 as the director of PMMI’s Latin America office in Mexico City.  He eventually moved to PMMI’s headquarters in the United States to serve in his current post. In this position, Izquierdo has responsibility over PMMI’s international initiatives and oversees all of PMMI’s research efforts in the U.S. and abroad. He is also responsible for industry engagement initiatives for continuous improvement of packaging and processing operations and supports the strategic planning of the association.

Mr. Izquierdo is a mechanical engineer from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), where he earned an MBA from the Instituto Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM) and has participated in globalization programs at the Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management.

Date
2020-05-19
Season
2
Topic
COVID-19