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Board of governors

EDANA’s Board of Governors is elected or re-elected at the Annual General Meeting by the member companies. The Governors are senior executives from member companies, based in different countries and representing different sectors of the nonwovens industry.

The Board has central responsibility for guiding EDANA’s work and approving its policies, priorities and programmes. The Board meets three times a year.

The General Assembly elected the following Board members:
  • Chair
    Martin Rapp Senior Vice–President & Composite Fibers Business Unit President
    GLATFELTER Gernsbach
    Hoerdener Strasse 3-7
    DE - 76584 Gernsbach
    Germany

    T: +49 7224 66 0
    martin.rapp 'at' glatfelter.com
  • Vice-Chairs
    Nina Kopola President and CEO
    Suominen Corporation
    Itämerentori 2
    FI-00180 Helsinki
    Finland

    T: +358 10 214 3551
    nina.kopola 'at' suominencorp.com
  •  
    Mikael Staal Axelsen CEO
    Fibertex Personal Care
    Svendborgvej 2
    DK - 9220 Aalborg Ost
    Denmark

    T: +45 96 35 35 35
    msa 'at' fibertexpersonalcare.com
  • Treasurer
    Paul Eevers Global Procurement Operations Manager Beverages
    Unilever
    Humaniteitslaan 292
    BE - 1190 Brussels
    Belgium

    T: +32 498 58 62 24
    paul.eevers 'at' unilever.com
  • Executive Governors
    Krzysztof D. Malowaniec Senior Vice President
    Paul Hartmann
    Paul-Hartmann-Strasse
    Postfach 1420
    DE - 89522 Heidenheim - Germany

    T: +49 7321 36 1910
    krzysztof-daniel.malowaniec 'at' hartmann.info
  •  
    Patricia Featherstone Director Marketing & Communications
    RKW SE
    499 rue de Renory
    BE - 4031 Angleur (Liège)
    Belgium

    T: +32 4 349 86 65
    patricia.featherstone 'at' rkw-group.com
  •  
    David Lamb Chairman
    Nonwovenn Ltd
    BFF Business Park, Bath Road Bridgewater
    UK - TA6 4NZ Somerset
    United Kingdom

    T: +44 1278 428 500
    david.lamb 'at' nonwovenn.com
  • Other members of the board
    Ludwig Busam Director Global Material Development & Supply Baby Care
    Procter & Gamble
    Sulzbacher Strasse 40
    DE - 65823 Schwalbach am Taunus
    Germany

    T: +49 61 96 89 01
    busam.l 'at' pg.com
  •  
    Marco Cirillo Senior Director EMEA - Feminine Healthcare Franchise
    Johnson & Johnson
    Foundation Park Roxborough Way, Maidenhead
    London SL6 4JA
    United Kingdom

    T: +44 1628 821 521
    mcirillo 'at' its.jnj.com
  • Eric De Kesel Executive Vice President Operations and Quality
    Mölnlycke Health Care
    Parc Industriel
    BE - 4300 Waremme
    Belgium

    T: +32 19 32 92 11
    eric.dekesel 'at' molnlycke.com
  • José Durany CEO
    Rubi Industrial
    Paseo de la Riera 143
    ES - 08191 Rubi (Barcelona)
    Spain

    T: +34 93 588 51 20
    jdurany 'at' grupocorinpa.es
  • Robert Green Global Director of Fibers and Nonwovens
    NatureWorks
    710 Independance Place, Unit 708
    US - 27603 Raleigh, NC
    United States of America

    T: +1 952 562 3353
    robert_green1 'at' natureworksllc.com
  • Thorsten Habeck Head of Marketing Dispersions for Fiber Bonding EMEA
    BASF
    E-EDK / KF - H201
    67056 Ludwigshafen
    Germany

    T: +49 621 60 42076
    thorsten.habeck 'at' basf.com
  • Frank Heislitz Chief Executive Officer
    Freudenberg Peformance Materials
    Höhner Weg 2-4
    DE - 69469 Weinheim
    Germany

    T: +49 6201 805029
    frank.heislitz 'at' freudenberg-pm.com
  • Enno Henze President Engineered Products
    Johns Manville
    717 17th Street
    Denver, CO 80202
    United States of America

    T: +1-303-978-2233
    enno.henze 'at' jm.com
  • Omar Hoek Executive Vice-President
    Ahlstrom-Munksjö
    ZI de l'Abbaye, Impasse Louis Champin
    38780 Pont-Eveque
    France

    T: +33 4 74 57 29 29
    omar.hoek 'at' ahlstrom-munksjo.com
  • Ulrich Hornfeck Board Member & Chief Commercial Officer
    Sandler
    Lamitzmuehle 1
    DE - 95126 Schwarzenbach/Saale
    Germany

    T: +49 9284 60 281
    ulrich.hornfeck'at'sandler.de
  • Åsa Johansson Global Material Development Director for Personal Care
    Essity
    Backstensgatan, 5
    405 03 Gothenburg
    Sweden

    T: +46 31 746 00 00
    asa.johansson 'at' essity.com
  • Mahdy Katbe Chief Executive Officer
    Unicharm Gulf Hygienic Industries
    P.O. Box 99883
    SA - 11625 Riyadh
    Saudi Arabia

    T: +966 1 473 17 28
    mahdy001 'at' aol.com
  • C. Enver Kayali President
    Mogul Tekstil
    Spunbond-Meltblown Nonwovens Nonwovens-Composites 2, Organize Sanayi Bolgesi
    27120 Baspinar - Gaziantep
    Turkey

    T: +90 342 337 15 98
    cekayali 'at' mogulsb.com
  • František Klaška Technical Director
    PFNonwovens Czech
    Priméticka 86
    CZ - 66904 Znojmo
    Czech Republic

    T: +420 515 26 24 11
    fklaska 'at' pfnonwovens.cz
  • Martin Langley Regional Director EMEA, Global Nonwovens Business Unit
    Bostik
    Zeggeveld 10
    NL - 4705 RP Roosendaal
    The Netherlands

    T: + 44 1793 322 597
    martin.langley'at'bostik-eu.com
  • Giorgio Mantovani Managing Director Hygiene
    Corman
    Via Sciesa 10
    IT - 20084 Lacchiarella (MI)
    Italy

    T: +39 02 900 80 97
    giorgio.mantovani 'at' corman.it
  • Christian Marx Global Business Director, DuPont Tyvek®
    DuPont de Nemours International
    Chemin du Pavillon 2 - CP 50
    CH - 1218 Le Grand Saconnex
    Switzerland

    T: +41 22 717 5271
    Christian.B.Marx 'at' che.dupont.com
  • Jörg Ortmeier CEO
    TWE Group
    Hollefeldstrasse 46
    48282 Emsdetten
    Germany

    T: +49 2572 2050
    joerg.ortmeier 'at' twe-group.com
  • Wolfgang Plasser VP Global Business Management Nonwovens
    Lenzing
    Werkstrasse 2
    AT - 4860 Lenzing
    Austria

    T: +43 7672 701 3681
    w.plasser 'at' lenzing.com
  • Mark Siebert President, EMEIA Health, Hygiene and Specialties Division
    Berry Global
    c/Tuset 23, 5th Floor
    08006 Barcelona
    Spain

    T: +34 93 202 88 91
    marksiebert 'at' berryglobal.com
  • Ali Sisman Managing Director of Hygiene and Medical
    Hassan Group
    Hadimköy Yolu Sanbir Bulvari 4. Bölge 9 Cadd
    No 58/A Büyükçekmece
    TK - 34900 Istanbul - Turkey

    T: +90 212 886 60 50
    ali.sisman 'at' hassangroup.com
  • Dominiek Tytgat Group Purchasing Director
    Ontex
    Korte Keppestraat 21
    BE- 9320 Aalst
    Belgium

    T: +32 53 333 678
    Dominiek.Tytgat'at'ontexglobal.com
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