Independent consultant and former COO and President of r-pac International Group. Matsuo was also named Man of the Year for 2018 by the International Association of Top Professionals.
Mr. Matsuo has 52 years of international business experience, tremendous expertise in the private labelling and packaging fashion industry. During the 60’s & 70’s, Matt led the globalization of the YKK Zipper Corporation, expanding their business worldwide. And in the late 70’s, Matt developed the “private label” concept for the packaging industry. His model was adopted worldwide, creating a multi-billion-dollar industry. Moving on from YKK, during the early 80’s, Matt began implementing his concept at the American Silk Label Co., the oldest and the largest label company in the world. In late 2000s, Matt’s company merged with a mid-sized US packaging company, resulting in the birth of r-pac International Corp. Within 10 years, r-pac International Corp. ranked second in the world.
With over 30 manufacturing locations worldwide, including 11 US and 7 EU sales offices, r-pac International is thriving.