The Flexible Packaging Association installed its 2016 Board of Directors at its Annual Meeting in early March. Stan Bikulege, Chairman and CEO of NOVOLEX, becomes the new Chairman of the Board. “The business experience and leadership of our board is what keeps FPA at the forefront of the industry as our challenges evolve,” said Bikulege. “We are excited to have the commitment from new and existing board members.”

Stan is joined by FPA Officers Ken Swanson, CEO and President of Liqui-Box Corp., Immediate Past Chairman; Rob Tiede, VP of Global Flexible Packaging, Sonoco Flexible Packaging, Executive Vice Chairman; and David Staker, President and CEO of Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC, Treasurer.

Executive Committee Members At Large are:

Kathy Bolhous, CEO, Charter NEX Films, Inc.

Tom Cochran, President of Americas, Amcor Flexibles

Guenther Hering, VP, Flexible Packaging N.A., Henkel Corporation

Gary Masse, CEO, COVERIS

Directors are:

Doug Aldred, President, Packaging and Narrow Web, Flint Group

Mark Barranco, PE Regional Sales Manager, North America, ExxonMobil Chemical Company

Curt Begle, President, Engineered Materials Division, Berry Plastics Corporation

Chris Bezaire, Sr. VP, Polyethylene Business, NOVA Chemicals, Inc.

DeMond Chapman, NA Packaging Manager, DuPont Company

Dhuanne Dodrill, President, Rollprint Packaging Products, Inc.

Tim French, COO, ProAmpac

Steve Garland, VP Global Portfolio Management, Sealed Air Corporation

David Hiserodt, President BU Flexible Packaging CUSA, Siegwerk USA Co.

Bill Jackson, VP and CTO, Research Governance, Bemis Company, Inc.

Kevin Kelly, CEO, Emerald Packaging, Inc.

Mike Mattina, Senior VP, Polyethylene, Westlake Chemical Corporation

Mike Moran, Sales Director, The Dow Chemical Company

Charles Murray, President, North American Inks, Sun Chemical Corporation

David Read, VP, Marketing & Technology, U.S., Printpack

Irv Robinson, CEO, Robbie

Peter Schottland, President/CEO, American Packaging Corp.

Andrew Wheeler, President, Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corporation