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Jim George joins IoPP as Director of Education

The Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) is pleased to announce Jim George as IoPP’s new Director of Education. Jim comes to IoPP with solid journalism and packaging industry credentials.

His perspective is shaped by decades in publishing and 12 years in the packaging industry, encompassing print, e-newsletter and social media communications. Jim will be developing and expanding educational programs for IoPP.

Jim was the founding editor of Shelf Impact!, a franchise focusing on the marketing impact of packaging, the founding editor of Contract Packaging magazine, and he wrote on marketing and design topics for Packaging World. He was also an editor at BrandPackaging magazine.

Jim has led workshops on branding and package design and has been a speaker at numerous conferences. Jim also has served as a judge for many package-design award competitions, and co-authored and edited management reports, including Club Store Packaging and Beyond and Quick-Changeover Packaging.

Jim is a graduate of Northern Illinois University.

Jim can be contacted at 630-696-4011, or e-mail jimg@iopp.org.