The Institute of Packaging Professionals(IoPP) is pleased to announce Jim George as IoPP’s new Director of Education.

George comes to IoPP with solid journalism and packaging industry credentials. His perspective is shaped by decades in publishing and 12 years in the packaging industry, encompassing print, e-newsletter and social media communications. He will be developing and expanding educational programs for IoPP.

George has led workshops on branding and package design and has been a speaker at numerous conferences. He also has served as a judge for many package-design award competitions, and co-authored and edited management reports, including “Club Store Packaging and Beyond” and “Quick-Changeover Packaging.”

George can be reached at 630-696-4011, or e-mail