FPA announces 2019 Board of Directors

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) announced the election of its 2019 Board of Directors. Curt Begle, President of the Health, Hygiene, and Specialties Division of Berry Global is the new Chairperson of the FPA Board of Directors.

Begle succeeds David Staker, President and CEO, Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC, who served as Chairperson of the FPA Board of Directors from March 2018 – March 2019. The 2019 Board of Directors were elected by FPA voting members via ballot for a one-year term, with the exception of the Chairperson’s two-year term, and assumed their directorship on March 6, 2019, during the FPA 2019 Annual Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona. The 2019 Board is comprised of industry leaders from 35 flexible packaging companies.

“FPA is pleased to welcome the new members to the Board of Directors,” said FPA Chairperson, Begle. “Their industry experience and proven business leadership will serve the association well.”

Other Officers include:

David Staker, President and CEO, Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC, Immediate Past Chairperson

Guenther Hering, Vice President, Flexible Packaging NA, Henkel Corporation, Treasurer

Executive Committee Members at Large are:

Stan Bikulege, Novolex

Kathy Bolhous, Charter NEX Films, Inc.

Tom Cochran, Amcor Flexibles

Bill Jackson, Bemis Company, Inc.

David Read, Printpack

President & CEO (non-voting member) is:

Alison Keane, Esq., CAE, Flexible Packaging Association

Directors are:

Doug Aldred, Flint Group

Mark Barranco, ExxonMobil Chemical Company

Todd Becker, NOVA Chemicals, Inc.

Jarred Carter, Siegwerk USA Co.

Sachin Desai, ProAmpac

Dhuanne Dodrill, PAXXUS, Inc.

Ken Fontaine, AMGRAPH Packaging, Inc.

Mark Forman, Belmark inc

Steve Garland, Sealed Air Corporation

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

Stephen Perkins, Bryce Corporation

Geoff Peters, Wikoff Color Corporation

Peter Schottland, American Packaging Corporation

Ken Swanson, Liqui-Box Corporation

Andrew Wheeler, Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corporation

Chairman’s Advisory Council are:

Eric Erickson, Kendall Packaging Corporation

Bill Lanham, Polymer Packaging, Inc.

Marc Leclair, St. Johns Packaging Ltd.

David Nunes, Hosokawa Alpine America

Madeleine Robinson, LPS Industries, LLC

Chris Rogers, TC Transcontinental Packaging

Fredy Steng, Berry Global

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