Luiz Pereira
Group Chief Operations Officer
Joining GZI in 2021, bringing with him over 30 years of experience working in the aluminium can industry, Luiz started his career as a tool shop technician.
He has worked for major world can manufacturers in a variety of positions, from maintenance planning, production leadership, and customer service to commercial areas. Previously worked for Sandvik, world leading manufacturer of carbide can tooling, as Operational Manager for South America.
Most recently, his experience working for Ball can company in the position of Operations Director, saw him oversee the can facilities in Argentina and Chile, developing and adapting corporate strategies to enhance industrial performance according to regional demands while respecting local cultures.
Luiz has a degree in Mathematics and MBA from FGV Brazil/Ohio University USA.