Board Converting News, March 15, 2021

TAPPI Elects Fellows, Honors Young Professionals For 2021


TAPPI has announced the election of 10 new Fellows, as well as five recipients of the 2021 Young Professionals of the Year Award. Only a small percentage of industry pro- fessionals achieve TAPPI Fellows status. They represent every area of the forest products industry and hail from all over the world, creating a global community of men and women whose professionalism and meritorious con- tributions to the industry serve as inspiration to their col- leagues. Considerations for Fellows election include longstand- ing TAPPI Membership, exemplary volunteer leadership, and outstanding contributions to the industry’s knowledge base. The TAPPI Fellow designation is also conferred upon recipients of the Gunnar Nicholson Gold Medal and Her- man L. Joachim Distinguished Service Awards, and those who have served on TAPPI’s Board of Directors upon com- pletion of their term. The 2021 TAPPI Fellows are: • Mary Beth Cornell, Membership and Global Develop- ment Director, TAPPI • Carrie D. Enos, President, University of Maine Pulp and Paper Foundation • Benjamin Frank, Ph.D., Director-Materials Research and Innovation, Packaging Corporation of America(P- CA), and recipient of the 2021 Gunnar Nicholson Gold Medal Award • Glenn M. Hanson III, Technical Sales Support - North and Central America, Metso Outotec • Donald F. Hiscock, Retired, Former Director, Innovation and Business Development, CP Kelco • D. Steven Keller, Ph.D., Professor, Miami University • Femi Kotoye, Ph.D., Retired, Dow • Lokendra Pal, Ph.D., Professor, North Carolina State University • Scott Rosencrance, Ph.D., Regional Director, Kemira Chemicals • Matthew A. Szymanski, Vice President of Mill Opera- tions, Green Bay Packaging This prestigious group will be honored at the Fellows Luncheon during the TAPPICon LIVE! conference, October 3-6, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. The Young Professional of the Year is an annual honor that identifies aspiring young leaders in the global forest products, pulp, paper, tissue, packaging, and associated industries. Eligible nominees are ages 35 or younger with less than 10 years of industry experience. For 2021, TAPPI chose five recipients based on their outstanding leader- ship, community service, and problem-solving contribu- tions to scientific or engineering projects: • Kyle Duffy, Finished Products Manager, International Paper • Kimberly Hollifield, Manufacturing Excellence Leader – Paper, International Paper CONTINUED ON PAGE 36


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March 15, 2021

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