WILLIAM R. (BILL) CARTEAUX
PRESIDENT & CEO
SPI: THE PLASTICS INDUSTRY TRADE ASSOCIATION
SPI President Bill Carteaux began his tenure at the association in February 2005. He came to SPI from Demag Plastics Group, where he was named president and chief executive officer of the Americas and co-executive managing director of the global business in 2002. Carteaux previously served as the company's executive vice president. Prior to joining Demag, Carteaux spent eight years with Autojectors, a manufacturer of vertical injection molding machines, including four years as its president. He had been actively involved as an SPI member, taking on numerous leadership roles for more than 15 years. While a member, Carteaux served as chair of SPI's Equipment Council, the NPE Finance Committee and the NPE Operations Committee. He was vice-chairman elect of SPI when he assumed his current position. Carteaux has an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University and a BS from Purdue, where he has received several awards since graduating. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Council of Manufacturing Associations at the National Association of Manufacturers and is Director General of CIPAD, the Council of International Plastics Association Directors.