PETnology Americas 2019 Program Highlight

Industry Shocks and Packaging Megatrends – What PET Packaging Players Can Do to Win in Packaging Through 2030


David Feber

McKinsey & Company, Inc.

David Feber is a Partner at McKinsey & Co. (worldwide management consulting Firm) located in the Detroit Michigan office. He leads McKinsey’s Packaging Service Line and spends most of his time consulting with Packaging, CPG and Private Equity companies. David has had two stints at McKinsey. He was at McKinsey from 2000-2004 as an Associate Partner, then rejoined the Firm as a direct-elect Partner in January 2017.  During the time in between, David spent almost a decade in General Management, Strategy and R&D roles in the packaging industry at Amcor.


McKinsey and Company has just completed a major research study focused on identifying key megatrends affecting the Packaging industry over the next 5-10 years.  They are:

  1. Growth of e-commerce/omni channels
  2. Rapidly changing consumer preferences
  3. CPG and Retail margin compression
  4. Increasing pressure on sustainability
  5. Digitation of Packaging (IoT)

David’s presentation will focus on these key megatrends and what packaging companies can do to position for growth and value creation as the results.