Rexam announces new chief executive

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Global packaging company, Rexam, has announced that Graham Chipchase is to succeed Leslie Van De Walle as CEO from 1 January 2010.

Van de Walle is retiring from the group to focus and develop his non executive interests, say the company.

Chipchase joined the Rexam board as group finance director in 2003, and has held the position of director of plastic packaging since 2003.

Commenting on the appointment, Chairman Peter Ellwood said: With Graham at the helm, we look forward with confidence to the next phase of Rexam's development."

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