Leadership

Steve Hagge

President and Chief Executive Officer

Steve Hagge has been President and Chief Executive Officer of AptarGroup since January 2012 and throughout his 30+ year career has played a significant role in Aptar’s growth. Steve oversees the long-term strategic plan for Aptar, which has seen much success over the last 50 years due to our ability to provide innovative dispensing systems to our customers around the globe. Prior to becoming CEO, Steve was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and has served in numerous leadership roles for Aptar including, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary.

Bob Kuhn

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Bob has been AptarGroup’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since 2008 and is a major contributor to the overall strategy and operations of Aptar worldwide. Aptar became a public company in 1993, and Bob has been instrumental in bringing state-of-the-art systems, innovations and processes to Aptar’s finance department. Bob has been with the company for over 25 years, including a seven year international assignment in Europe. Prior to his current role, he served in financial leadership positions including Vice President of Financial Reporting and business segment Controller.

Eldon Schaffer

President, Aptar Beauty + Home

Eldon Schaffer was named President, Aptar Beauty + Home in January 2016. Eldon’s career spans over 25 years with Aptar and prior to his current role, Eldon was president of Aptar Food + Beverage and formerly President of North America Aptar Beauty + Home. Eldon has also held international assignments in Europe, including the UK, Germany and France. Eldon’s leadership positions with Aptar also include: President, North America for Seaquist Closures, Vice President, Food + Beverage Markets Worldwide, and Director of Sales & Marketing Europe.

Salim Haffar

President, Aptar Pharma

Salim Haffar has been President of Aptar Pharma since January 2014. Previously, he served as President of Aptar Pharma's Prescription Division and Co-President of Valois Group and President of Valois' Pharma division. Prior to 2008, Salim held various sales and marketing positions within the Company's Valois Pharma division in France.

Gael Touya

President, Aptar Food + Beverage

Gael Touya was named President of Aptar Food + Beverage in January 2016. Prior to this role, Gael was the President of our Food + Beverage operations in Europe. Gael has over 20 years of experience with Aptar and has worked in both the Beauty + Home and Food + Beverage segments, in various sales, business development or general manager roles, and has worked in both Europe and Asia. 

Ursula Saint-Léger

Vice President, Human Resources

Ursula Saint-Léger has been the Vice President of Human Resources for Aptar since 2010. Ursula has extensive experience in the Human Resources field working for large, multi-national companies. She has specialized in remuneration and organizational efficiency. Ursula has worked both in Belgium and France, as well as Vietnam during her career.