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 FPA 2018 Board of Directors were elected by FPA voting members via ballot for a one-year term, and will assume their directorship on March 13, 2018, during the FPA 2018 Annual Meeting in Naples, Florida. The 2018 Board is comprised of industry leaders from 35 flexible packaging companies.

Newly appointed Directors include: Doug Bengtson, Coveris; 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,” said FPA Chairman, David Staker. “Their industry experience and proven business leadership will serve the association well.”

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The 2018 FPA Board of Directors


Officers and Executive Committee:

Executive Committee Members at Large:

Stan Bikulege, Novolex™

Kathy Bolhous, Charter NEX Films, Inc.

Tom Cochran, Amcor Flexibles

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

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.

Erik Keracik, Westlake Chemical Corporation

Landon Luttrell, The Dow Chemical Company

Tom Mason, Constantia Flexibles LLC

Joe Moynihan, Mondi Jackson LLC

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

Chris Rogers, Multifilm Packaging Corporation

Fredy Steng, Berry Global, Inc.

Ken Swanson, Liqui-Box Corporation