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PPC elects its new board of directors for 2013-14 including Chmn Stephen Scherger of Graphic Packaging

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PPC elects its new board of directors for 2013-14 including Chmn Stephen Scherger of Graphic Packaging

September 20, 2013 - 00:40

SPRINGFIELD, MA, Sept. 20, 2013 (Press Release) -On October 23, the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) has elected its Board of Directors for 2013-14. Composed of business executives, manufacturing experts, thought leaders, and innovators in the paperboard packaging industry, the Board includes:
  • Chairman:Stephen Scherger, Senior Vice President, Graphic Packaging International

  • Vice Chairman:Kyle Eldred, President, Frankston Packaging Co., LP

  • Treasurer:Steven Levkoff, Chairman, The Standard Group

  • Marc Anderson, President & CEO, Walter G. Anderson, Inc.

  • Darryl Carlson, Vice President of Administration, Royal Paper Box

  • David Ellis, President, Ellis Packaging Ltd.

  • Steven Felici, Vice President, Imperial Packaging Corp.

  • Thomas Garland, President, Quad Graphics

  • Benjamin Graham, President & CEO, Bell Incorporated

  • Al Hoodwin, CEO, Michigan City Paper Box Co.

  • Mark Hopkinson, CFO, Artistic Carton Co.

  • Laura Hurd, Vice President, Burt Rigid Box, Inc.

  • Charles Johnson, President, Business Services, MeadWestvaco Corp.

  • Robert D. Neff, Chairman & CEO, Neff Packaging Solutions

  • Kenneth Petty, Jr., General Manager, Indiana Carton Company

  • Patrick Ravary, Regional General Manager, Cascades Boxboard Group

  • Keith Robinson, CFA, Diamond Packaging

  • Katherine Roehlke, President & CEO, F.M. Howell & Co.

  • Kenneth Smott, President & CEO, Atlas Die, LLC

  • Charles Stay, Chairman, Bert-Co Industries, Inc.

  • Janet Steiner, President & CEO, Thoro Packaging

  • Trent Tucker, General Manager, American Carton Co.

  • Michael Ukropina, CEO, ASG

  • Stacy Warneke, President, Warneke Paper Box Co.

  • Joel Zaas, President, Apex Paper Box/BOXit Corp.

  • John Zeiser, President & CEO, Southern Champion Tray, LP

  • Edward Zumbiel, Executive Vice President, Zumbiel Packaging

"We have a great incoming group of leaders to collaborate with our standing Board members," commented PPC President Ben Markens. "I'm confident this team will cooperate fully to continue promoting the paperboard packaging industry in innovative, unique ways."

The Board will be ratified at the PPC Fall Meeting in Dallas, TX.

Now in its 84th year, PPC is the leading industry association serving suppliers and converters of all forms of paperboard packaging. PPC works to grow, promote, and protect the paperboard packaging industry while providing its members with resources and tools to compete effectively and successfully in the marketplace.