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  • Company: ProPac Consulting
  • Phone: (925) 353-4543

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Engineering and Manufacturing

Specialty Focus:

Packaging, Bottles, Paperboard, Corrugate, Films, Labels, Laminates, Molded Fiber, Injection Molding, Thermoform, Closures, Tubes, Pouches, Susceptors, Glass, Metals, Decoration, Filling, Sustainability, Packaging Engineering, Patent, Trade Secret, Contract, IPR, Design, Analysis, Deposition, Trial


Bachelor of Science, Michigan State University

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Additional Information

Glenn May Livermore CA 94550 cell 925.353.4543 [email protected] EXECUTIVE SUMMARY  Proven contributor, collaborator and leader with 30 years of packaging experience and achievements in innovation and development of materials and equipment, packaging design and development, sustainability and intellectual property management.  Extensive experience in packaging development, sourcing and consulting for large and small CPG’s and suppliers of packaging and packaging machinery for Food, Beverage, Alcohol, Cosmetics, Personal Care, Pet Care, Home Care, Automotive, Nutraceutical & OTC, Electronics, Technology, and other categories.  Senior leadership positions in multiple successful, fast-paced start-up companies, including Method Inc. and Ecologic Brands. Successfully developed teams, processes, and supplier network focused on creating value through market-winning packaging and developing the customer base. Highly capable as a hands-on, individual contributor, as well.  Significant accomplishments in consumer-focused, innovative product development, including commercialization of several highly successful, category-leading and world-first packages, materials and machinery; Awarded several patents and industry recognition including Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) by the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP).  In-depth experience with many packaging and product types, processes, suppliers, and packaging platforms P R O F E S S I O N A L E X P E R I E N C E PROPAC CONSULTING (PACKAGING DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT FOR GPG PRODUCTS), LIVERMORE, CALIFORNIA. Owner October 2008 to Present • Providing fast and effective solutions for all types of packaging and product challenges including innovation, technical support, materials optimization, sales and business development, supply chain development, mold and equipment design and development, process development, supply chain development, and cost savings. • Successful consulting support including: o Expert Witness- numerous cases involving Intellectual Property (Utility Patents, Design Patents, Trade Dress), Consumer Packaging for Beverages, Alcohol, Machinery, Chocolate & Confections, Soap and Personal Care, Product Liability, Dispensing Closures, Supplier-Customer Responsibility Litigation, Depositions, Expert Reports, and more. THE CLOROX COMPANY, CLEANING PRODUCTS DIVISION (CLOROX, PINESOL, LIQUID PLUMR, 409, TILEX, PRODUCTS) Group Manager & Associate Research Fellow March 2016 to 2020 ECOLOGIC BRANDS INC, (COMPOSITE BOTTLE DESIGN & MANUFACTURING) OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA. Chief Technical Officer May 2011 to August 2015 CONSTELLATION BRANDS US, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA. Director of Packaging Technology July 2008 to May 2011 METHOD PRODUCTS INC. (HOME CARE AND PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS), SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA. Sr. Director, Engineering & Packaging Development February 2005 to June 2008 THE CLOROX COMPANY, SPECIALTY PRODUCTS DIVISION (FOOD, CHARCOAL, CAT LITTER, INSECTICIDES, AUTO (STP AND ARMOR ALL) AND PROFESSIONAL PRODUCTS, PLEASANTON-WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA. Project Leader January 1999 to February 2005 NESTLÉ CHOCOLATE & CONFECTIONS AND PETCARE DIVISIONS, GLENDALE, CALIFORNIA. Manager, Packaging and Operations February 1994 to January 1999 MERLE NORMAN COSMETICS, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA. Packaging Engineer June 1992 to February 1994 COMPAQ COMPUTERS, HOUSTON, TEXAS. Packaging Intern May 1991 to September 1991 Bachelor of Science, Packaging Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, Completed Technical and Managerial options. Grad 1992. FDA/FPI-Certified,Food Processing, University of California, Davis, California, 1995. Certified Packaging Professional (CPP)