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CCL Industries Announces Two New Appointments

CCL Industries Inc. ("CCL") (TSX: CCL.A) (TSX: CCL.B), a world leader in specialty label and packaging solutions for global corporations, small businesses and consumers, announced today that it has appointed Guenther Birkner (43) as President of the Healthcare & Specialty business at CCL Label in addition to his existing responsibilities in Food & Beverage. Peter Fleissner (62) is appointed President of CCL Design, reflecting the growing importance of this new sector to CCL, especially following the acquisitions of Worldmark, Woelco and Zephyr announced since November 2015.

Both executives continue to report to Geoffrey T. Martin, President & CEO of CCL who commented, "Guenther and Peter are deeply experienced industry leaders who have overseen dramatic expansions in their businesses during their CCL careers. Guenther joined us through our founding investment in the food & beverage space at Pachem in Austria in 2003, and Peter with the acquisition of CD Design in 2008; the initial platform to build our presence in the durable goods sector. Together with Ben Rubino, President Home & Personal Care for both CCL Label and CCL Container, and Jim Sellors, President, Avery North America they run most of our global operations, supported by cross business unit regional leadership teams and joint ventures that handle directly Emerging Market organizations. We are very fortunate to have such a formidable group of operating leaders."