Board of Directors 

The Board of Directors consists of the officers and the directors shown below. The association bylaws prescribe the following selected representation: up to two directors each from the European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO) and the Fibre Box Association (FBA). All other association members have one director each. Individual companies that are Leadership Members may also designate one director each. 

Directors Emeritus (if listed) are former ICCA chairmen who are currently active in the corrugated manufacturing industry and serve on the Board as voting members. ICCA Legal Counsel is present at all meetings. View agendas and minutes from Board of Directors’ and Executive Committee meetings here.


Mr. Jan Klingele
Managing Partner
Klingele Paper & Packaging Group

Second Vice Chairman*
Mr. Yosuke Kawamoto
Representative Director President & COO
Rengo Company Limited

Mr. Dennis Colley
International Corrugated Case Association (ICCA)

Senior Vice President of the Americas*
Mrs. Rachel Kenyon
Vice President
Fibre Box Association (FBA)

First Vice Chairman*
Mr. Michael Lafave
Sr VP/COO – Containerboard/Packaging & Recycling
Kruger Packaging L.P

Immediate Past Chairman*
Mr. Thomas Hassfurther
Executive Vice President – Corrugated Products
Packaging Corporation of America

Vice President Asia*
Mr. Ryo Hayama
Managing Director
Japan Corrugated Case Association

Vice President Europe*
Ms. Eleni Despotou
Secretary General
European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO)

Board of Directors

Mr. Guillermo Muller
Packaging GM of ARCOR SAIC Group
Cartocor S.A.

Mr. Charles Malo
President / Chief Operating Officer
Cascades Containerboard Packaging

Mr. Frank Cheng
Cheng Loong Group

Mr. Stefano Rossi
CEO, Packaging Divison
DS Smith Packaging

Mr. Brandon Bennett
President Containerboard & Kraft
Georgia-Pacific LLC

Mr. Jose Guillermo Lewis
Global Packaging Group Corp.

Mr. Victor Mesalles
Grupo Comeca

Mrs. Aimee Gregg
VP Containerboard & Recycling
International Paper

Mr. Markus Gaertner
CEO Corrugated Packaging

Mr. Yutaka Fushino
Oji Container Co., Ltd

Mrs. Cathy Foley
Vice President, Industry Relations & Supply Chain
Pratt Industries

Mr. Saverio Mayer
CEO Smurfit Kappa Europe
Smurfit Kappa Europe

Mr. Yuji Suzuki
Chairman & Founder
Tri-Wall Limited

Mr. Thomas Stigers
EVP, Corrguated Paper Solution
WestRock Company

Ms. Kim Nelson
Royal Containers Ltd
Representing: AICC, The Independent Packaging Association

Mr. Gonzalo Velasquez
Association of Caribbean, Central and South American Corrugators

Mrs. Gabriella Michelucci
Vice President
Klabin S.A.
Representing: Brazilian Corrugated Board Association

Mr. Serge Desgagnes
General Sales Manager
Representing: Canadian Corrugated & Containerboard Association

Mr. Frank Cheng
Cheng Loong Group
Representing: Chinese Taipei Corrugated Case Association

Mr. Jean-Paul Macharis
VPK Packaging Company
Representing: European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO)

Dr. Fady Gemayel
President of FEFCO
European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO)

Mr. Vincent Mathias
Velvin Paper Products
Representing: Federation of Corrugated Box Manufacturers of India

Mr. Mike Fiterman
Liberty Diversified Industries
Representing: Fibre Box Association

Mr. John Kelley
Dusobox Corporation
Representing: Fibre Box Association

Mr. Kirit Modi
Horizon Packs
Representing: Indian Corrugated Case Manufacturers Association

Mr. Hideo Saito
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Tomoku Co., Ltd
Representing: Japan Corrugated Case Association

Legal Counsel

Mr. David Simon

Foley & Lardner LLP

500 Park Boulevard
Suite 985
Itasca, IL 60143 USA
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