Green Matter: Changing of the guard at European Bioplastics


On 16 May 2013, during the first Members' Meeting in 2013, the General Assembly of European Bioplastics elected a new Board to represent the association and its members for the coming two years. François de Bie (Purac) was elected as Chairman. Mariagiovanna Vetere (NatureWorks) and Stefano Facco (Novamont) are Vice-Chairpersons. PlasticsToday managed to catch Mr. de Bie between meetings to congratulate him on his election as new chairman of the board.

“I am honored and thrilled to have this position,” he said. “Bioplastics will help make this world a more sustainable place for now and for our future generations.”

European Bioplastics today represents the interests of over 80 member companies throughout the European Union, serving as both a contact platform and catalyst for advancing the objectives of the growing bioplastics industry. It’s a role that De Bie takes very seriously....
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