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Terry Dennis

Terry Dennis

Partner

Consumer Products Executive with International expertise in Corporate Strategy, Marketing, Sales and Operations. Additional studies in Blockchain Implementation at the University of Toronto and Executive Finance at the University of Chicago and Artificial Intelligence Business Strategy at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT Sloan). Terry has created and launched Award Winning companies/brands, driving category leadership and merchandising excellence in Consumer Goods and Packaging and Display sectors. Past Board Member of Food and Consumer Products Canada (FCPC) and recognized partner of The Retail Council of Canada.  

Daragh Wall

Daragh Wall

Managing Director Europe

Daragh has worked for over 20 years with the Smurfit Kappa Group, the European market leader in paper-based packaging and POS displays, in a variety of roles including operations, marketing and sales management in Dublin, Paris and Amsterdam. He has developed and managed significant pan European B2B sales, winning and retaining business with major global brands.  Most recently, Daragh was responsible for the development of Smurfit Kappa’s Point of Sale Display business across Europe.

Stephen Hendry

Stephen Hendry

Sales

Stephen is a senior Sales and Marketing Executive with 25+ years’ with Global Tier I brands as an architect of effective branding, marketing, sales, and advertising strategies. He has a proven reputation for providing the strategic and tactical leadership necessary to turn around stagnating brands, product lines, and business units as well as for driving the cross-functional collaboration required to execute impactful go-to-market strategies. Stephen has considerable experience in highly competitive Consumer Appliances and Packaged Goods categories.  

Christina Cvetan

Christina Cvetan

Partner

Christina has two decades of experience in packaging development as a former global packaging capability specialist for one of the world’s largest Consumer Package Goods companies.  She has applied her expertise to develop strategic partnerships and technology innovation capability that can be applied globally across categories and customer channels.

Christina is recognized as a thought leader in the global packaging industry for Smart Packaging opportunities and applications for CPG and retail channels.  Her unique combined experience is driven by a passion and focus for performance proven, sustainable solutions.

Inspired and influenced by the circular economy systemic approach, Christina believes by working in partnership we can bring new ideas to life and make our world a much better place today and into the future. 

Diana Lucaci

Neuroscience Specialist

Diana Lucaci is Ahead of the Curve Group Neuro-Specialist and Founder of True Impact, a neuromarketing firm offering solutions for emotion data. She is a Board Member of the Canadian Research Insights Council and Committee Member of the Standards Council of Canada. Diana served as Chair of the Neuromarketing Science and Business Association (NMSBA, 2012-2018) and won the Best in Class Research Award from the Marketing Research and Intelligence Association (MRIA). At True Impact, Diana drives growth for mid to large organizations including Canada Post, General Motors, Colgate-Palmolive, Costco, Miller Coors and other Fortune 500s. She holds a degree in Neuroscience and Psychology from the University of Toronto.

Christine Di Fabio

Christine Di Fabio

Partner

Christine is a results oriented Packaging Capability Specialist with over 20 years experience in packaging development and project management for one of the world’s largest consumer packaged goods company. Possessing a track record of developing capabilities through innovation and technology partnerships, with solutions applied globally across all categories and customer channels within a challenging fast paced environment. Past board member of intelliFLEX Innovation Alliance, Christine is known as a leader in the smart packaging industry and used this expertise in her latest role to identify and deliver new innovations and technologies on a global scale that add value, improve sustainability, increase consumer engagement and protect brands. With her years of acquired knowledge and experience in the area of packaging Christine continues to add value with sustainable new innovations and  meaningful partnerships that bring new solutions to life.  

John Snow

John Snow

Partner

Over the past three decades John has been a leader in packaging, research and development for  one of the worlds largest consumer packaged goods companies.  He has worked internationally for more than half of his career and has traveled across five continents studying and improving packaging systems for customers, shoppers, consumers and the environment.   In 2006 he created the global customer packaging program that brought much needed strategic, technical thinking to packaging and merchandising solutions and how they influence sales performance for the customers and shoppers.  His latest role was as a global innovation leader bringing leading edge smart packaging design into the business.  The past 28 years of experience, along with the excellent partner network he has developed, continues to focus on bringing sustainable, innovative packaging solutions to market.   

William Fraser

William Fraser

Global Sourcing

Bill has 40+ years in procurement, manufacturing, sourcing and engineering of packaging and merchandising solutions.  Operating out of the UK his established network of global contacts and supply partners brings  significant value opportunity to the AotC programs and client base.

Tim Jeffrey

Tim Jeffrey

Packaging Execution Director

Tim has 18+ years in packaging development and manufacturing experience within the FMCG and CPG sectors.  Tim applies his design and operations experience to the AotC client base:  from concept design and specification, manufacturing performance, consumer usage through to impact on the environment.