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Fri September 20, 2019

The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) has elected  Phillip E. Wilson, as board chair. In this role, Wilson will lead the 2020 PLASTICS Officers in furthering the commitment of PLASTICS to serve the entire plastics industry supply chain. Wilson is the senior manager, business intelligence and pricing strategy for BASF Corporation’s Performance Materials business in North America and brings more than 30 years of experience in the plastics industry. 

Prior to his election as board chair, Wilson served as treasurer of the board and was elected to serve as vice chair of the PLASTICS board in 2018. 

In addition to the election of the new board chair, the following 2020 PLASTICS Officers will assume the following roles:

  • Chair: Phillip Wilson, BASF Corporation
  • Vice Chair: Tad McGwire, Industrial Heater Corp.
  • Treasurer: James Clark, Printpack Inc.
  • Secretary: Jay Olson, John Deere
  • Officer-at-Large: Bradley Crocker, Americas Styrenics LLC (AmSty)
  • Officer-at-Large: Glenn Anderson, Milacron Holdings Corp.
  • Officer-at-Large: Dan Mohs, Placon Corporation
  • Immediate Past Chair: Wylie Royce, Royce Global

“I’m honored to announce the new officers and Phil Wilson as our chairman who will continue to implement the mission of PLASTICS,” said Tony Radoszewski, PLASTICS president and CEO. “These leaders bring their extensive knowledge in the plastics industry to continue to drive innovation in plastics manufacturing, advocate for our members and advance recycling infrastructure improvements.”

Wilson has been a member of PLASTICS’ Material Suppliers Council since 2007. He joined BASF in 1988 and has held multiple positions in the plastics industry in the fields of research and development, product management, marketing and business development.

“I’m honored to now step into the role of chairman,” said Wilson. “PLASTICS has a bright future, and I will work closely with the PLASTICS team to continue to further the organization’s mission and vision in serving the entire plastics industry supply chain.”

Each PLASTICS Officer was unanimously approved to his position and will serve a one-year term until December 31, 2020.