15th LAPET
Latin America PET Packaging, Applications & Recycling

28-30 Nov, 2017 - Mexico City, MEXICO

Marquis Reforma Hotel & Spa
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About our Event Speakers
We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.
Mr. Augusto Liparachi Knudsen

Mr. Augusto Liparachi Knudsen is currently the Latin America & Caribbean Commercial Director for Genesis Polymers International, a company fully dedicated to the distribution, resale and procurement of PET. Genesis Polymers International is a Ravago Company, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, United States of America.


The Ravago Group, is a privately held multinational and a global leader in thermoplastics procurement, distribution, compounding and resale.


Mr. Augusto Knudsen was born in Santos, Brazil, and he moved at an early age to England where he spent 10 years completing secondary school, the international baccalaureate and university.


He currently holds an Honors Bachelor Engineering degree in Chemical Engineering and Minerals from the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom, and a post graduate in Marketing Administration from the Fundacao Getulio Vargas University in Sao Paulo, Brazil.


He has more than 25 years of experience in commercial, supply chain and business management in the PET industry in Latin America & the Caribbean. He started his career at Eastman Chemical Company in 1991, and he has been involved in all phases from plant start-up, supply chain, procurement, product development, market segmentation, business management and commercialization of PET in Latin America and Caribbean.


While working for Eastman he lived in several different countries, Brazil, United States of America, Mexico and Panama on a variety of management roles in the PET business.


In addition to his current role at Genesis Polymers International, Mr. Augusto Knudsen is also Managing Director of Knudsen International Consulting Group Inc. and an executive director at the board of Circle K International Wealth Management, Inc. He is currently based in Panama City, Republic of Panama.

Mr. Augusto Liparachi Knudsen, Commercial Director PET
Ravago Americas
25 Years of Stories & 10 Tendencies for the PET Market in Latin America & Caribbean
Day 2 [Wed 29, November], at 02:30 PM