Liberatore Trombetta

Alumni of Distinction Award Recipient
Back to search results
Liberatore Tromebetta

Alumni of Distinction

Liberatore Trombetta

Award Category
Award Year
Program of Study
Packaging Management & Technology
Graduation Year

Vice-President, Research & Development, Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee

Liberatore Trombetta is an award-winning innovator in the packaging industry and an inventor whose career has been defined by a commitment to sustainability, a value instilled by his parents at a young age.

Liberatore’s leadership and innovation has launched world-first products and changed the direction of companies. His 30-year career has spanned across companies Procter & Gamble, Parmalat and Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee, where he led the invention of the world's first recyclable single-serve pod as well as the building of a talented research and development team and an advanced technology manufacturing complex. These accomplishments have created jobs and pushed the coffee and tea industry to become more sustainable.

As an inventor, he has over 60 world-wide patents, has won a dozen prestigious professional and industry awards and has been named among the world’s leading intellectual property strategists.

An active community leader, Liberatore has coached competitive youth soccer for more than 12 years.

More Featured Alumni

Metal Fabricator (Fitter)

With 14 year in the trades under his belt, Kyle Sieber ‘14 began studying at Mohawk College.

Early Child Education, Social Service Worker

Experienced educator, Martha Castillo-Milisenda ‘03 learns every day from the children in her classroom as she passes on new knowledge to them.

Mechanical Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technician - Automation

When work suddenly halted in the steel industry, Sam McIlroy ‘94 pivoted to a new path of education that opened the door to a new career path.