Ahlstrom-Munksjö Appoints EVP Food Packaging & Technical Solutions – Nonwovens Industry Magazine

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has appointed Mark Ushpol as Executive Vice President of the Food Packaging & Technical Solutions business area and member of the Group Leadership Team effective January 1, 2022. Ushpol has over 20 years of experience in the paper and packaging industry and was most recently general manager of DS Smith North America Packaging. Previously, he held several management positions in companies such as Mondi and Domtar in the United States, Europe and South Africa, as well as an association representative in several industry organizations.

“I’m truly inspired by Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s work in specialty papers and packaging, and I’m very much looking forward to working with this talented team to bring sustainable fiber-based solutions to the world,” comments Ushpol.

Robyn Buss, currently Executive Vice President of the Food Packaging and Technical Solutions business area and a member of the Group Leadership Team, has announced her retirement effective at the end of 2021. Buss has spent more than 30 years in the specialty paper industry and has served several Wisconsin-based paper mills during his career. Buss joined Ahlstrom-Munksjö with the acquisition of Expera Specialty Solutions in late 2018.

Hans Sohlström, President and CEO of Ahlstrom-Munksjö welcomes Mark Ushpol to the group’s management team and wishes Robyn Buss the best for his retirement: “With Mark’s extensive experience in industry and its strong business leadership skills, we are well equipped to accelerate our continued transformation as a leading provider of sustainable fibre-based solutions. At the same time, I would like to thank Robyn for her valuable contribution to the company over the past few years. His customer-focused leadership has been invaluable in strengthening our presence in North America. »


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