The Flexible Packaging Association announced the election of the 2015 board of directors. The first meeting of the new board is scheduled March 3, 2015 in conjunction with the FPA Annual Meeting in Naples, FL.
Ken Swanson, CEO-President, Liqui-Box, is the new chairman of the FPA Board of Directors. Ken succeeds Tom Cochran, president, Amcor Flexibles Americas, Medical and Extrusion who served as chairman from February 2013 through March 2015.
"FPA is pleased to welcome new and existing members to the board of directors,” said FPA Chairman Ken Swanson. “Their industry experience and proven business leadership will serve the association well.”
FPA also expresses its thanks for dedicated service to the Association to Paul Nietvelt, The Dow Chemical Company, who served two terms as FPA Treasurer and to board members who are leaving the board.
For more information about FPA, please visit www.flexpack.org or call (410) 694-0800.
The 2015 FPA Board of Directors includes:
Officers and Executive Committee:
Chairman of the Board
Amcor Flexibles Americas,
Immediate Past Chairman
Executive Vice Chairman
Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC,
Executive Committee Members-at-Large:
Kathy Bolhous, Charter NEX Films
Larry Goldstein, Berry Plastics Corporation
Carolann Haznedar, DuPont Company
George Thibeault, Constantia Flexibles LLC
Rob Tiede, Sonoco Flexible Packaging
President (non-voting member):
Marla Donahue, Flexible Packaging Association
Doug Aldred, Flint Group
Mark Barranco, ExxonMobil Chemical Company
John Baumann, Ampac
Chris Bezaire, NOVA Chemicals, Inc.
Dhuanne Dodrill, Rollprint Packaging Products, Inc.
Jeff Dowd, Belmark, Inc.
Guenther Hering, Henkel Corporation
David Hiserodt, Siegwerk USA Co.
Jeffrey Lammers, Bemis Company, Inc.
Gary Masse, COVERIS
Jim Mize, Sealed Air Corporation
Mike Moran, The Dow Chemical Company
Charles Murray, Sun Chemical Corporation
David Read, Printpack
Irv Robinson, Robbie
Madeleine Robinson, LPS Industries, LLC
Peter Schottland, American Packaging Corporation
Jeffrey Taylor, Westlake Chemical Corporation
Andrew Wheeler, Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corporation