CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Cefla North America has named Kristen Riggs event planner and communications specialist. Riggs joins Cefla with more than 10 years of B2B experience in the plastics, waste, and reusable packaging industries. 

Riggs joins Cefla from Otto Environmental Systems North America, Inc., a Charlotte-based products and service provider of injection-molded, heavy-duty plastic waste receptacles and other large-tonnage plastic products in the automotive, material handling, and consumer goods industries. 

As event planner and communications specialist at Cefla North America, Riggs’s duties will include management of the brand’s North American marketing program with specific activities surrounding corporate communications, private events and exhibitions, and campaign-related data analysis. 

This fall Riggs will orchestrate CeflaLive11 2019 and Cefla’s Fall Tech Tour, both based in Italy. CeflaLive is an annual event showcasing the latest trends, technologies, and innovations in the finishing industry. Last year CeflaLive hosted over 320 companies and more than 1,000 individual attendees. Contact for more information.

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