ECMA Announces Appointment of Mike Turner

The European Carton Makers Association (ECMA) has strengthened its core leadership team with the appointment of Mike Turner to the position of Managing Director. The appointment helps to further secure the recognition of ECMA as the leading pan-European association for the carton sector.

Mike TurnerMike brings many years of industry experience to the role, including 15 years with paper-based packaging solutions provider International Paper. A seasoned senior executive, Mike has extensive experience of both small and large packaging companies. He has also been heavily involved in the management of other industry associations, including Pack2Go Europe.

The role covers previous responsibilities held by Hans van Schaik and Rogier Krabbendam and ECMA is extremely grateful for the excellent work that Hans and Rogier have accomplished over the past 7 years. Mike begins his role in September, where he will represent ECMA members as a spokesperson, liaising directly with key legislators and the media to raise the profile of the sector and address industry challenges.

Jean-François Roche, ECMA President, commented: "We warmly welcome Mike into his new role. He has a deep understanding of our complex industry landscape and is perfectly positioned to guide longterm strategy and help our members effect real change to continually drive the sector forward."

"In September, Mike will be joining our annual Congress in Malta, where converters and industry suppliers meet to share the latest trends and developments within the folding carton industry supply chain, to meet our partner members. We encourage our delegates to seek Mike out for a warm welcome!"