The Contract Packaging Association board of directors has selected John Mazelin as executive director of the Association, effective January 1 of this year.
As executive director, Mazelin will oversee the day-to-day operations of the association. 
“John’s primary focus will be to continue to increase the value proposition of membership for aggressive growth and longevity of our members,” says CPA President Chris Nutley. “John’s contract packaging experience and expertise make him an ideal candidate for the position. I am extremely excited to add his focused horsepower to our efforts.”
Mazelin is currently vice president of business development for The B4B Alliance. Headquartered in Louisville, Ky., his responsibilities include overseeing business development across the Alliance, which includes: contract packager Accu-tec, Inc.; 3PL provider Mercury Logistics of Kentucky; and packaging materials supplier Shippers Supply Co.
Mazelin has degrees from Indiana University and the University of Evansville. He began his packaging career with Inland Container Corp. (now part of International Paper) in sales and sales management. His experience includes interaction with consumer packaged goods companies and tier-1 and tier-2 automotive companies. He has over 15 years of experience in the contract packaging industry and has served on CPA’s Board of Directors since 1997.
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