Peter Brues has been President and Chief Executive Officer of TC Transcontinental since December 2021. Mr. Brues has extensive experience in managing international manufacturing operations, as well as mergers and acquisitions. In addition to an exemplary track record in large-scale integrations, he has extensive financial expertise and is recognized for his ability to drive performance and maximize results from a global network of operations. A seasoned leader, Mr. Brues is known for inspiring people to reach their full potential. He has a deep understanding of business and human resource practices in diverse geographic and cultural environments.
Mr. Brues began his career with KPMG. He then joined Amcor Twinpak in Montreal in 1994 as Controller, then Director of Finance, before being appointed Director of Operations for Amcor Flexibles - North America Inc. He became Vice President of Strategic Development for Amcor Limited (Global Operations) and then Vice President of Operations for Amcor Flexibles Europe A/S in Brussels. Mr. Brues next made his mark as President of Amcor Flexibles Americas, and then as President of Amcor Flexibles Healthcare, in Chicago. From 2010 to 2015, he oversaw Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas from Zurich, Switzerland, where he was responsible for 72 plants located in some 20 countries. Thereafter, he worked with private equity firms in evaluating packaging companies and developing acquisition strategies.
Mr. Brues joined the Board of Transcontinental in September 2018. He served on the Board’s Human Resources and Compensation Committee and Audit Committee from 2018-2021, chairing the Audit Committee from 2019.
Following François Olivier’s retirement, Mr. Brues became President and Chief Executive Officer of TC Transcontinental.
A Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) by training, Peter Brues holds a Graduate Diploma in Accounting and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Concordia University.