Nonwovens association EDANA has elected new governors and a new team of officers for 2020–2021.

According to the association, Fibertex’s Mikael Staal Axelsen, from, remains as chair, supported by vice-chairs Åsa Johansson, Essity, and David Lamb, Nonwovenn. Giorgio Mantovani, Corman, was elected as treasurer.

‘Aligning on the interests and meeting the needs of over 280 members is a complex yet ultimately rewarding challenge,’ said Axelsen. ‘It is heartening to know that we share values that our renewed focus on sustainable and innovative solutions, and transparent business practices demonstrates.’

The following governors were elected as new board members:

  • Cédric Ballay, EVP and general manager, Berry Global
  • Roger Chantillon, EVP sales and marketing, RKW Group
  • Sophie Rasmussen, business leader, Johnson & Johnson, UK
  • Patricia Sargeant, vice president, composite fibers, Glatfelter
  • Markus Westerkamp, EVP, BA Advanced Solutions, Ahlstrom-Munksjö.

This story uses material from EDANA, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.