May 11, 2022
9 AM EST Ι 2 PM GMT
Complimentary for PAC Global Members
$50 USD for Non Members
As we move from the global tumult caused by Covid 19 to the global tumult being caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the global packaging sector has proven resilient and vibrant while continuing to consolidate across substrates. What happened in 2021 and, most importantly, what is happening in 2022 and beyond with rising input prices, labour shortage, inflation, growing ESG requirements and rising interest rates is top of mind. We’ll provide our perspective on the ever-evolving environment and what it might mean for you.
Ken Brooks Senior Vice President, EY Orenda Corporate Finance & Strategy and Transactions Partner Ernst & Young Canada
On the pulse of the transactions market for 30+ years, Ken is an EY Canada Partner who leads EY’s corporate finance practice in Québec.
Together with his team, Ken provides full-service transaction advisory support that spans mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, restructuring and joint ventures for both established and entrepreneurial growth companies. He’s led engagements in the public and private sector, and advised on more than 150 transactions in Canada, and around the world. Ken has a special focus on clients in the manufacturing sector, and regularly shares perspectives as a keynote speaker on consolidation within the plastics and packaging industries as EY’s global M&A leader for these industries.
Ken’s actively involved in supporting the next generation of business leaders both at EY, and in the broader community. From 2014 to 2019, he was Chairman of the Board for the John Molson School of Business MBA International Case Competition. He’s currently a Governor on Concordia University’s Board of Governors where he presides as a member of the Audit Committee and Chair of the Finance Committee. He is also Chairman of the Advisory Board for Concordia’s John Molson School of Business. He also served three-year terms on EY Canada’s Partner Forum and EY Canada’s Strategic Growth & Investment Committee.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University, and a Master of Business Administration from Concordia University.