The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) announced the election of its 2018 board of directors. David Staker, President and CEO, Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC is the new chairman of the FPA board of directors. David succeeds Rob Tiede, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Sonoco Products Company, who served as chairman of the FPA board of directors from March 2017 – March 2018. The 2018 board of directors were elected by FPA voting members via ballot for a one-year term, and assumed their directorship on March 13, 2018 during the FPA 2018 Annual Meeting in Naples, Florida. The 2018 board is comprised of industry leaders from 34 flexible packaging companies.
Newly appointed directors include: Doug Bengtson, Coveris; Sachin Desai, ProAmpac; Erik Keracik, Westlake Chemical Corporation; Landon Luttrell, The Dow Chemical Company; Tom Mason, Constantia Flexibles LLC; Joe Moynihan, Mondi Jackson LLC; Chris Parrilli, Sun Chemical Corporation; Geoff Peters, Wikoff Color Corporation; Stephen Perkins, Bryce Corporation; and Joe Raker, Liqui-Box Corporation. “FPA is pleased to welcome the new members to the board of directors,” says FPA Chairman, David Staker. “Their industry experience and proven business leadership will serve the association well.”
The 2018 FPA board of directors includes:
Officers and Executive Committee:
David Staker, Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC, Chairman of the Board
Rob Tiede, Sonoco Flexible Packaging, Immediate Past ChairmanAdvertisement
Curt Begle, Berry Global, Executive Vice Chairman
Guenther Hering, Henkel Corporation, Treasurer
Executive Committee Members at Large:
Stan Bikulege, Novolex
Kathy Bolhous, Charter NEX Films, Inc.
Tom Cochran, Amcor FlexiblesAdvertisement
Bill Jackson, Bemis Company, Inc.
Joe Raker, Liqui-Box Corporation
David Read, Printpack
President and CEO (non-voting member):
Alison Keane, Esq., Flexible Packaging Association
Doug Aldred, Flint Group
Mark Barranco, ExxonMobil Chemical Company
Todd Becker, NOVA Chemicals, Inc.
Doug Bengtson, Coveris
Sachin Desai, ProAmpac
Dhuanne Dodrill, Rollprint Packaging Products, Inc.
Ken Fontaine, AMGRAPH Packaging, Inc.
Steve Garland, Sealed Air Corporation
David Hiserodt, Siegwerk USA Co.
Kevin Kelly, Emerald Packaging, Inc.
Erik Keracik, Westlake Chemical Corporation
Landon Luttrell, The Dow Chemical Company
Tom Mason, Constantia Flexibles LLC
Joe Moynihan, Mondi Jackson LLCAdvertisement
Francois Olivier, TC Transcontinental Packaging
Chris Parrilli, Sun Chemical Corporation
Geoff Peters, Wikoff Color Corporation
Stephen Perkins, Bryce Corporation
Peter Schottland, American Packaging Corporation
Andrew Wheeler, Windmoeller& Hoelscher Corporation
Chairman’s Advisory Council:
Eric Erickson, Kendall Packaging Corporation
Bill Lanham, Polymer Packaging, Inc.
Marc Leclair, St. Johns Packaging Ltd.
Madeleine Robinson, LPS Industries, LLC
Fredy Steng, Berry Global
Ken Swanson, Liqui-Box Corporation
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