Election of a new board
Mikael Staal Axelsen (Fibertex, Personal Care, Aalborg/Denmark, photo) remains as chair, supported by vice-chairs Åsa Johansson (Essity, Gothenburg/Sweden) and David Lamb (Nonwovenn Ltd, Somerset/UK). Giorgio Mantovani (Corman, Milano/ Italy) was elected as treasurer. The new elected board began their term on July 1, 2020. The following governors were elected as new board members: Cédric Ballay (EVP & General Manager EMEAI, Berry Global, Barcelona/ Spain), Roger Chantillon (Executive Board Member & EVP Sales & Marketing, RKW Group, Frankenthal/Germany), Sophie Rasmussen (Business Leader Essential Health EMEA & Global Women’s Health, Johnson & Johnson, Way Maidenhead/UK, Patricia Sargeant, Vice President, Sales, Composite Fibers, Glatfelter/Canada, Markus Westerkamp, Executive Vice President BA Advanced Solutions, Ahlstrom-Munksjö, Böblingen/Germany.