The appointment follows the decision by Dennis Jönsson to step down from his position after 14 years as president and CEO and 36 years with the company.
Tetra Pak declined to comment further on the announcement.
Adolfo Orive, presently Cluster Vice President North Central and South America, joined Tetra Pak in 1993.
Prior to his current role, he had several managerial positions in the group, including managing director of Colombia, Spain and cluster vice president North and Central Europe.
He joined the Tetra Pak Global Leadership Team in 2014.
Orive, who is 55 years old, has a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering at Ibero-American University (IBERO), Mexico and a Master’s in Business Administration at Mexico Autonomous Institute of Technology (ITAM), Mexico.