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
    F: +49 7224 66 473
    martin.rapp 'at' glatfelter.com
  • Vice-Chairs
    Pieter Meijer Director of Sales
    McAirlaid's Vliesstoffe
    Münsterstrasse 61-65
    DE - 48565 Steinfurt
    Germany

    T: +41 61 723 9055
    F: +41 61 721 6219
    pieter.meijer 'at' mcairlaids.com
  •  
    Mikael Staal Axelsen CEO
    Fibertex Personal Care
    Svendborgvej 2
    DK - 9220 Aalborg Ost
    Denmark

    T: +45 96 35 35 35
    F: +45 98 15 85 55
    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
    F: +32 2 333 64 45
    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
    F: +32 4 349 86 60
    patricia.featherstone 'at' rkw-group.com
  •  
    Nina Kopola President and CEO
    Suominen Corporation
    Itämerentori 2
    FI-00180 Helsinki
    Finland

    T: +358 10 214 3551
    nina.kopola 'at' suominencorp.com
  •  
    David Lamb Chairman
    Nonwovenn Ltd
    BFF Business Park, Bath Road Bridgewater
    UK - TA6 4NZ Somerset
    United Kingdom

    T: +44 1278 428 500
    F: +44 1278 429 499
    david.lamb 'at' nonwovenn.com
  • Other members of the board
    Jerry Baker Vice President Global Nonwovens
    Kimberly-Clark
    1400 Holcomb Woods PKWY
    Roswell, GA 30076-2199
    United States of America

    T: +1 770 587 8000
    F: +1 770 587 7241
    Jerry.W.Baker 'at' kcc.com
  • 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
    F: +49 61 96 89 21 79 6
    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
  • Richard Company Managing Director
    Clopay Brazil
    Gustavo Henrique Meerson 70
    13213186 Jundiai
    Brazil

    T: +55 11 2136 5010
    F: +55 11 2136 5055
    rjcompany 'at' clopay.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
    F: +32 19 32 93 45
    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
    F: +34 93 304 13 26
    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
    F: +1 952 931 14 46
    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
    F: +49 621 60 92777
    thorsten.habeck 'at' basf.com
  • Frank Heislitz Chief Technical Officer
    Freudenberg Peformance Materials
    Höhner Weg 2-4
    DE - 69469 Weinheim
    Germany

    T: +49 6201 805029
    F: +49 6201 883641
    frank.heislitz 'at' freudenberg-nw.com
  • Enno Henze Senior Vice President & General Manager 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
    F: +33 4 74 57 29 28
    omar.hoek 'at' ahlstrom-munksjo.com
  • Åsa Johansson Global Material Development Director for Personal Care
    Essity
    Backstensgatan, 5
    405 03 Gothenburg
    Sweden

    T: +46 31 746 00 00
    F: +46 31 746 19 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
    F: +966 1 265 16 14
    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
    PEGAS Nonwovens
    Priméticka 86
    CZ - 66904 Znojmo
    Czech Republic

    T: +420 515 26 24 11
    F: +420 515 26 25 80
    fklaska 'at' pegas.cz
  • Giorgio Mantovani Managing Director Hygiene
    Corman
    Via Sciesa 10
    IT - 20084 Lacchiarella (MI)
    Italy

    T: +39 02 900 80 97
    F: +39 02 900 79048
    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
    F: +41 22 717 5200
    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
    F: +43 7672 918 3681
    w.plasser 'at' lenzing.com
  • Christian Heinrich Sandler CEO
    Sandler
    Lamitzmuehle 1
    D - 95 126 Schwarzenbach/Saale
    Germany

    T: +49 9284-60-0
    F: +49 9284-60-272
    dr.sandler 'at' sandler.de
  • 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
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