Paul Lorenzini, the former chairman and CEO of Bunzl North America, died Thursday.

Lorenzini co-founded Packaging Consultants Inc., a packaging distribution company, in 1970. The company was acquired by London-based Bunzl PLC in 1983, and Lorenzini served as president and then chairman and CEO of St. Louis-based Bunzl North America for 18-years. After retiring from Bunzl in 2004, he went on to serve as chief operating officer of Future Fuel Corp. until 2015 and continued to serve as a member of the Future Fuel's board.

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