Fres-co System USA, Inc. Appoints Ileana Tovaglieri as CEO

April 29, 2022 | By The Fres-co Team

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Fres-co System USA’s Dr. Tullio Vigano steps down as President and CEO, and the Board appoints Ileana Tovaglieri as successor.

Telford, PA (April 29, 2022) – Fres-co System USA, Inc., a single-source provider of flexible packaging solutions, today announced that Dr. Tullio Vigano, who has served as President and CEO since the company’s inception, has decided to step down from the role in order to spend more time with his family. The Board of Directors has appointed former COO, Ileana Tovaglieri, as the new CEO.

A talented and experienced business leader, Tovaglieri has served as COO for the past five years at Fres-co, a role she enthusiastically accepted after spending more than 11 years with the Goglio Group as a consultant. Prior to the Goglio Group, she spent 6 years with Goglio (Tianjin) Packaging Co. Ltd (P.R. China) before joining Fres-co System USA, Inc.

“During Tovaglieri’s time with the Goglio Group, she co-led a complete reorganization of our local business in China and played a key role in the successful turnaround of the company,” stated Franco Goglio, Chairman and CEO of the Goglio Group.

The entire Fres-co System USA, Inc. company, including employees past and present, are thankful for Dr. Vigano’s passion and leadership in building Fres-co into the company it is today over the last 40 years. The company honors his legacy and wishes him all the very best in the future.

To learn more about Fres-co and the company’s technical innovations, visit

For more than 40 years, Fres-co System USA, Inc. has manufactured high-performance flexible packaging systems and invented dozens of innovative breakthroughs including degassing valves, modified atmosphere technologies, and reclosure systems.


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