New board leadership for Canadian Corrugated and Containerboard Association
At the recent annual General Meeting held Tuesday November 27, 2012 in Brampton, Ont., the Canadian Corrugated and Containerboard Association established its Board of Directors and its Executive Committee for the two-year term, 2013-2014.
- Chairman: Peter Moore, president Moore Packaging;
- 1st Vice-Chair: Rob Latter, vice-president, Kruger Packaging;
- 2nd Vice Chair: Charles Malo, vice-president of packaging, Norampac;
- Secretary/Treasurer: Gary Johnson, president, Maritime Paper Products.
In addition, Atlantic Packaging Products general manager of paper sales John Pepper was appointed Containerboard Mills Representative.
The balance of the board is comprised of: Alain Robillard, Montcorr; Allen Kirkpatrick, Norampac (representing PPEC); Alistair McLean, RockTenn; Bob Hagan, Atlantic Packaging Products; Brian MacIntosh, Independent Group; Chris Bartlett, Ten Corr; David Lint, Master Packaging; James DeVries, Crown Packaging; Jim Levia, Mitchel-Lincoln; and Neil Fyfe, Shipmaster (representing AICC).
The Canadian Corrugated and Containerboard Association’s mission is to lead by advancing the competitiveness of the Canadian corrugated packaging industry, by embracing sustainability in all forms, by protecting the health and safety of its stakeholders and to communicate this to its customers, governments and to the public at large.
In summing up his past term, outgoing Chairman Rob Latter commented on the key accomplishments in executing the mission, including the Strategic Plan, the implementation of a change to the Association’s name and the closer business ties with the containerboard mills, with the Fibre Box Association (FBA) and with AICC Canada.
In commenting on the increased level of member services delivered over the past year, Latter also cautioned that the Canadian industry faces a serious threat from alternative packaging choices which could significantly and negatively impact the modest and fragile growth expected in 2013.
For further information on the CCCA, visit www.cccabox.org.