TAPPI Announces 2016 Board of Directors Election Results

Press release from the issuing company

ATLANTA, Ga. – TAPPI is pleased to announce the official results of the elections for its 2016 Board of Directors. The Board consists of the Chair, Vice Chair, President/CEO and nine Directors who determine the policies and have general charge of the affairs of the Association. 

Chris Luettgen, Renewable Bioproducts Institute, Georgia Tech, will continue to serve as TAPPI Chair and Paul Durocher, Sappi North America, will remain TAPPI Vice Chair.

Richard Berry, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at CelluForce, James R. Haeffelel, Director of Technology Tissue, Americas at SCA Americas, and Tony Lyons, Technical Director at Imerys will begin three year terms in March 2016.

The following individuals will continue to serve on the TAPPI Board: Peter R. Augustine, Fabio Perini North America; Medwick V. Byrd, North Carolina State University; Anitra Collins, International Paper; Kirt J. Cuevas, International Paper; Marko Hakovirta, Stora Enso AB; Christopher A. Krumm, CorrChoice, Div. of Greif LLC, and Larry N. Montague, TAPPI.

The Nominating Committee members were:     

  • Tom Garland, Quad Graphics (Chair)
  • Rosy Covarrubias, Buckman
  • Gordon Bugg, KEMIRA
  • Paul Durocher, Sappi North America
  • Don Guay, Verso
  • Sandra LeBarron, Finch Paper
  • Larry N. Montague, TAPPI

Special thanks are extended to the following TAPPI Board of Directors members as they complete their terms in March 2016: Robert A. Feeser, WestRock; Frank J. Sutman, Solenis and Clayton Teague.


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