Mr. Brues started his career at KPMG – Peat Marwick Thorne. He then joined Amcor Twinpak in Montréal in 1994 as Corporate Controller before being appointed Director of Finance. Mr. Brues then successively held the positions of Director of Operations for Amcor Flexibles – North America Inc. and Vice President, Strategic Development for Amcor Limited, eventually becoming Vice President of Operations for Amcor Flexibles Europe A/S in Brussels. He then made his mark as President of Amcor Flexibles Americas, and later on as President of Amcor Flexibles Healthcare in Chicago. From 2010 to 2015, he was President of Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas in Zurich.
Mr. Brues is a Chartered Accountant (CA). He holds a Graduate Diploma in Accountancy and a Bachelor of Commerce from Concordia University. He also completed the Executive Development Program at the University of Western Ontario.