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Jim Sotiropoulos Joins Paperboard Packaging Council as Director of Member Relations

Jim Sotiropoulos Jim Sotiropoulos

August 23, 2016 - The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) announced that Jim Sotiropoulos has joined the association's staff as Director of Member Relations.

Sotiropoulos brings 15 years of nonprofit management and natural resource conservation experience to the PPC team. Throughout his career, he has successfully managed projects, guided development, and trained staff members in a variety of industries such as river recreation, automotive insurance, and forestry.

Prior to joining PPC, Sotiropoulos served as Executive Director for a 501(c)3 non-profit, overseeing the organization's operations, development, and community outreach initiatives.

Sotiropoulos holds an MS in Natural Resources and Conservation from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, as well as a BS in Environmental Biology from Westfield State University.

“PPC is an excellent fit for me, as I am just as dedicated to sustainable forestry and environmental preservation as the association is,” said Sotiropoulos. “I'm looking forward to helping PPC engage and grow its membership.”

“I welcome Jim to the PPC team,” said Ben Markens, PPC President. “We strive to serve our members in all we do, and Jim will be invaluable as we move forward in providing them value.”

Now in its 87th year, PPC is the leading industry association serving suppliers and converters of all forms of paperboard packaging. To learn more, please visit:

SOURCE: Paperboard Packaging Council