Dan Ahern

Director, Global Innovation & Design

Graphic Packaging International

Dan is responsible for the overall creative direction and the implementation of the innovation process across the globe for Graphic Packaging International. His perspective is that of the client, having gained tremendous experience as a design leader in the design agency space.

Dan has over 30-years-experience in the packaging industry with extensive experience in Package Design, Brand Design, and Design Management. During the course of his career, Dan has had the privilege of working with many of today’s leading brands including: Kellogg’s, KraftHeinz, PepsiCo, P&G, MolsonCoors, ABInBev, Microsoft, McDonald’s, Burger King and many others. The design teams that Dan has managed have won numerous
design awards, including numerous PMMI Package of the Year awards, Paperboard Package of the Year Awards, IOPP Ameristar Awards, and IOPP Worldstar Awards.