Food packaging specialist Novolex has named a new executive.

Matthew Winokur is the company’s senior vice president of corporate affairs, a new position at Novolex.

"We're excited to have Matt join Novolex in a full-time capacity and contribute his expertise to advance our growth strategy," says Stan Bikulege, chairman and CEO of Novolex. "His guidance will enable us to further build our brand with our many external stakeholders and internally with our more than 10,000 Novolex family members."

A well-respected industry veteran, Winokur brings more than 35 years of experience helping corporations, governments and nonprofit organizations around the world. His wide-ranging expertise includes crisis communications, media relations, corporate positioning strategy, stakeholder engagement, sustainability programs, employee communications and community relations.

"I'm thrilled to be joining Novolex and have the opportunity to work closely with the many talented people at the company," Winokur says. "I look forward to building on the many initiatives underway already that are supporting the company's growth and will help to advance our reputation as a packaging leader and advocate in the industry."