Board Converting News, March 14, 2022

FBA Announces Speakers (CONT’D FROM PAGE 20)

In addition to hearing from McPheely, attendees will hear from speakers on trends in environment, social and governance (ESG) space and the future of retail.

returning to the United States as Chief Operating Officer of Pratt Industries in 2004. McPheely has served as Chief Executive Officer of Pratt Industries, Inc. since 2009 with responsibility for all aspects of the North American op- erations including containerboard, corrugated products, product development, technology and recycling. In July 2014, McPheely was named Global CEO and is now responsible for VISY in Australia and Pratt Industries in the US. In addition to his responsibilities at Pratt Indus- tries, McPheely is currently Chair of the Paper Recycled Coalition, and is on the Board of the American Forest &Pa- per Association. Pratt Industries has shown dramatic growth in just two decades and has become the 5th largest corrugated pack- aging company in the USA and the world’s largest, private- ly-held producer of 100 percent recycled containerboard.

Suzanne Shelton is the President and CEO of the Shelton Group. Draw- ing on her extensive experience in energy, the environment and over 25 years in the marketing and adver- tising industry, Suzanne will provide strategic insights into sustainability for business. Her research into con-

Suzanne Shelton

sumer values, ESG and climate change demonstrate the importance of an authentic and transparent business re- sponse. She’ll use these insights to talk about how box manufacturers can tell their story in compelling ways that lead to business growth. Amanda Lai is Consulting Senior Manager and Food Re- tail Practice Lead at MacMillon Doolittle, a Chicago-based

retail consultancy, where she manages stra- tegic planning, retail concept development, consumer research, and real estate analysis for a diverse range of global retail clients. She will share her insights into the future of retail and how trends in the retail space will impact the use of corrugated packaging. FBA has also put together panel discus- sions on labor, recycling and how the industry tells its story across audience groups includ- ing consumers, customer/ retail decision-mak- ers, and Federal and state legislatures. Visit for more. PMMI Announces 2022 Hall Of Fame Commission Professionals from leading consumer product goods companies, retailers, suppliers and oth- er organizations aligned to the packaging and processing industry will select award winners for the Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame, Class of 2022. This award, instituted in 1971, is the top honor a packaging or processing pro- fessional can receive in his or her career. The Class of 2022 will be announced during PACK EXPO International 2022 at McCormick Place, Chicago, October 23-26, produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Process- ing Technologies. Packaging & Processing Hall of Fame members are individuals who have dedicated themselves to the industry through expand- ing knowledge and volunteer leadership. Any member of the packaging or processing com- munity may submit a colleague for consider- ation. Nominations will open March 21, 2022, at .


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