November 07, 2007 17:38 ET

Winpak Announces New Vice President and CFO

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Nov. 7, 2007) - Bruce J. Berry, President and Chief Executive Officer of Winpak Ltd. (TSX:WPK), is pleased to announce the appointment of Kenneth P. Kuchma as Vice President and CFO of Winpak Ltd. effective January 1, 2008. Mr. Kuchma, a Chartered Accountant, is a University of Manitoba, B.Com. (Hons) graduate with distinction, as well as a Gold Medalist. He has been employed at Winpak since 1989, most recently as the Director of Finance and Administration at Winpak's largest manufacturing location, its Winnipeg-based facility. In addition to having a strong financial background, Mr. Kuchma has an excellent understanding of the Company's products, markets and overall operations.

Murray G. Johnston, the Company's current Vice President and CFO, will be leaving Winpak Ltd. on December 31, 2007 with plans to relocate his family from Winnipeg to Vancouver Island. The Company thanks Mr. Johnston for his contribution to Winpak's development.

Winpak Ltd. manufactures and distributes high-quality packaging materials and related packaging machines. The Company's products are used primarily for the protection of perishable foods, beverages and in health care applications.

Contact Information

  • Winpak Ltd.
    B.J. Berry
    President and CEO
    (204) 831-2216