The Flexible Packaging Association announced the election of its 2017 Board of Directors. Rob Tiede, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Sonoco Products Company, is the new chairman of the FPA Board of Directors. Rob succeeds Stan Bikulege, Chairman and CEO, NOVOLEX™, who served as chairman of the FPA Board of Directors from March 2016 – March 2017. The 2017 Board of Directors were elected by FPA voting members via ballot for a one-year term, and assumed their directorship on March 1, 2017, at the FPA 2017 Annual Meeting in Boca Raton, Florida. The 2017 Board is comprised of industry leaders from 34 flexible packaging companies.
Newly appointed Directors include: Todd Becker, NOVA Chemicals, Inc.; Stefan Bogoll, Constantia Flexibles LLC; Ross Bushnell, Mondi Jackson LLC; Ken Fontaine, AMGRAPH Packaging, Inc.; Francois Olivier, TC Transcontinental Packaging; and Jim Sanfilippo, Clear Lam Packaging, Inc. “FPA is pleased to welcome the new members to the Board of Directors,” said FPA Chairman, Rob Tiede. “Their industry experience and proven business leadership will serve the association well.”
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The 2017 FPA Board of Directors
Officers and Executive Committee:
Rob Tiede, Sonoco Flexible Packaging, Chairman of the Board
Stan Bikulege, NOVOLEX™, Immediate Past Chairman
David Staker, Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC, Executive Vice Chairman
Guenther Hering, Henkel Corporation, Treasurer
Executive Committee Members at Large:
Curt Begle, Berry Plastics
Kathy Bolhous, Charter NEX Films, Inc.
Tom Cochran, Amcor Flexibles
Bill Jackson, Bemis Company, Inc.
Ken Swanson, Liqui-Box Corporation
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.
Stefan Bogoll, Constantia Flexibles LLC
Ross Bushnell, Mondi Jackson LLC
DeMond Chapman, DuPont Company
Dhuanne Dodrill, Rollprint Packaging Products, Inc.
Ken Fontaine, AMGRAPH Packaging, Inc.
Tim French, ProAmpac
Steve Garland, Sealed Air Corporation
David Hiserodt, Siegwerk USA Co.
Kevin Kelly, Emerald Packaging, Inc.
Mike Mattina, Westlake Chemical Corporation
Mike Moran, The Dow Chemical Company
Charles Murray, Sun Chemical Corporation
Francois Olivier, TC Transcontinental Packaging
David Read, Printpack
Gary Rehwinkel, COVERIS™
Jim Sanfilippo, Clear Lam Packaging, Inc.
Peter Schottland, American Packaging Corporation
Andrew Wheeler, Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corporation
Chairman’s Advisory Council:
Eric Erickson, Kendall Packaging Corporation
Bill Lanham, Polymer Packaging Inc.
Stephen Perkins, Bryce Corporation
Madeleine Robinson, LPS Industries, LLC
Fredy Steng, Berry Plastics