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Work experience

Oct 2009Present

Experienced Executive

Consumer Packaging Industry
Offering value to consumer packaging opportunities.
Aug 2007Sep 2009

Executive VP Technology, Engineering and Process innovation

Responsible for Global R&D, Global Egineering and Global Process innovation for the Beverage can division. The Group is located in Chicago, London UK, and Brazil.
Jun 2000Aug 2007

Senior VP Operations

Responsible for all 20 European Mfg plants, Group Quality, Customer Technical Services, Lab services, Engineering & Development.
Jun 1999Jun 2000

Deputy, Managing Director

PLM AB Bev Can Division
Responsible for all production sites: 7, production planning, Engineering & Development, Quality, Customer Service and Technical Purchasing.
Jun 1998Jun 1999

Manufacturing Director

PLM AB Bev Can Division
Responsible for all production sites, Engineering & Development, Quality.
Jul 1996Jun 1998

Technical Director

PLM AB, Bev Can Division
Responsible for Engineering & Development, Technical Customer Service
May 1993Jul 1996

Operations support manager

International support to PLM plant in France: as Engineering manager and later on as Operations manager.



Senior Executive Development

Ashridge Business School

Green Belt

In House Lean Six Sigma Training programme

Mini MBA

McGill University

BSc Ing

Université de Montréal - Ecole polytechnique de Montréal


Peres Carmes


Coaching teams to achieve targets, coaching individuals to gain more experience and get ready for promotions, coaching people: direct reports and others, to meet the company succession planning requirement.
project management
Project scope definition, project committee set up, efficient follow up, meeting budget requirements, liaison with suppliers/contractor.... meeting dead lines...
working capital control
Improve stock level, production runs accuracy, capital investment optimization, maintenance spare parts control... 
Manufacturing Operations performance enhancement
Efficiency improvements, cost reduction activities, Lean/six sigma methodology.


Specializing in Global Manufacturing & Consumer Goods / Packaging Establishing Sound Strategies + Delivering On Promises = ORGANIZATIONAL EXCELLENCE Nabil Arbache is a performance-driven leader who utilises tactical engineering and project management expertise in operations to attain profitable results. A dynamic and strategic leader, Nabil is committed to ensuring quality, profitability, growth, and improved operational efficiency by fulfilling the promise of organizational excellence. With more than thirty years of experience in operations management, Nabil has led initiatives in international markets for twenty years. His background includes senior roles engaged in business continuity planning and process management in manufacturing of consumer packaging. He consistently resolves complex operational problems by motivating people, cutting costs, improving productivity, reducing waste, and instilling process excellence. Managing human resources plays a huge role in Nabils' success as he excels at fostering collaboration across business with a focus on people. He ensures accountability for operating objectives and standards of performance through mentoring and coaching. Nabil also recognizes the value of diversity and offers valuable cross-cultural experience having led projects and operations in more than fifteen countries worldwide. He also brings an extensive network from around the globe. Leadership Snapshot: * Transactional Greenbelt in Six-Sigma * Managed operating budgets over $400 million * Directed operations with more than 3000 employees * Led change in divisions with turnover of $5 billion * Supervised projects in excess of $900 million. Nabil Arbache exceeds targets in process improvement, efficiency enhancement, and cost containment. Any organization seeking to grow their business effectively, can reach Nabil at [email protected]


Business environment  in general, Supporting Sales & Marketing with Technology and Innovation, Coaching, reading,  cabinet making, cross country walking.