GPI President named
The Glass Packaging Institute has announced the appointment of Scott DeFife as its next President, effective 19 August. Assisted for the past 11 months by Joseph Cattaneo, the GPI Board of Trustees and its executive leadership team worked diligently to find the right fit for the organisation and its members.
Mr DeFife will spearhead the association, as the US glass container industry continues to develop and sharpen its focus in the areas of marketing, advocacy, sustainability and other issues of importance. Among his many accomplishments, Scott DeFife most recently served as Vice President of Government Affairs for the Plastics Industry Association, where he worked to advance the organisation’s sustainability advocacy work, including upgrading the USA domestic recycling infrastructure. Prior to that, he led federal and state government affairs, as well as communications activity for the National Restaurant Association.