SPE: Willem De Vos new CEO
The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) has appointed Willem De Vos as its new Chief Executive Officer. He succeeds Susan Oderwald, who left SPE in December.
According to a press release, De Vos is a 20-year veteran of the plastics industry who is already active in and understands the Society, has a global perspective, and brings management experience at a time when SPE is focused on growth. De Vos most recently served as chair-elect of the European Thermoforming Division at SPE. He comes to SPE after serving as CEO of the Vitalo Group, a global supplier of plastic packaging and thermoformed products. Previously he managed compounding and processing units of Recticel, an international producer of polyurethane automotive components.
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