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.”