MILWAUKEE—The new president of the Polyurethane Manufacturers Association is Linda Katz, CEO of Port Washington, Wis.-based custom molder Molded Dimensions Inc. She took over from 2016-17 President Phil Green, of Michigan-based Mitsui subsidiary Anderson Development, at PMA's 2017 annual meeting in Vancouver.
Katz was the first woman to be named Rubber & Plastics News' Rubber Industry Executive of the Year, taking the honor in 2015.
Gilbert Ellerbe of Stepan Co. becomes vice president.
Departing directors Bob Adkins of Polymer Products Inc. and Kastalon Inc.'s Bruce DeMent, who have finished their terms of service, are replaced by Andy Clock of ADC Solutions and Jim Manore of Vail Rubber Works. The continuing directors are Jeremy Small of Covestro, Thombert's Maureen Lockwood and Dipek Parekh of Crosslink Technology.