04/28/2011

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New Executive Director of AFPF and CertiPUR-US programme

"As a long-time colleague and respected scientist, Doug Sullivan is the ideal person to lead CertiPUR-US to the next level," said Luedeka, who serves as the Executive Director of the Polyurethane Foam Association (PFA), the organisation that initiated the CertiPUR-US programme.Sullivan's career in the flexible polyurethane foam industry spans more than three decades. For nearly 20 years he served as Technical Director - and before that - Director of research and development at Hickory Springs Manufacturing Company, Conover, NC, USA. Previously, Sullivan was a research scientist at Union Carbide Corporation's Urethane Chemicals division in South Charleston, WV, USA, and project leader at Dow Chemical Company. He earned his doctorate in Chemistry from the University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA. Sullivan has presented numerous technical papers at industry meetings and currently serves as chairman of the ASTM International subcommittee on furniture flammability.

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