Director Global Business Development
Robert E. Hogan is Director of Global Business Development for Zip-Pak. The firm is a division of Illinois Tool Works, a $14.5 billion company encompassing more than 84 businesses worldwide that produce materials for the food and beverage, automotive, construction, and manufacturing industries, among others.
Zip-Pak is the global leader in developing new resealable packaging technologies. The company’s closures help retain freshness and provide consumer convenience for products ranging from shredded and chunk cheese to powdered drink mixes, produce and frozen vegetables; from dry spices to potting soil. Zip-Pak’s packaging can be found in nearly every aisle of the supermarket, club and convenience stores, as well as in a host of foodservice, medical and industrial applications.
Mr. Hogan has been in packaging for 28 years and since 2001, he has led the company’s international expansion from a North American based business to a global business serving customers in 55 countries.
Mr. Hogan has a BA from the Whittemore School of Business and Economics at the University of New Hampshire, and is a member of the ITW Patent Society with ten patents to his credit.