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CCL Industries announces appointment of new directors and retirement of director

January 19, 2021  By  SP&T Staff

Donald G. Lang, Executive Chairman of CCL Industries Inc. announced the appointment of Linda Cash and Dr. Susana Suarez-Gonzalez to the Board of Directors and the retirement of Mandy Shapansky from the Board of Directors.

Cash holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. She also currently serves on the Advisory Board of Georgia Institute of Technology. Cash brings to the Board extensive global expertise in manufacturing and operations, engineering, innovation and sustainability, along with a deep understanding of the global markets in which the Company operates.

Suarez-Gonzalez is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. Prior to joining IFF, Suarez-Gonzalez had a 25-year career with Fluor Corporation, a multinational engineering and construction firm, holding various senior leadership roles in human resources and manufacturing and operations, with her last position being Senior Vice President, Global Operations and Centers of Expertise.

Lang stated, “We are extremely pleased to welcome Ms. Cash and Dr. Suarez- Gonzalez to our Board and look forward to the great value they will bring to our Company.”


Mandy J. Shapansky intends to retire from the Board of Directors and will not stand for re- election at the 2021 annual shareholders’ meeting, expected to be held in May. Shapansky, the former President and CEO of Xerox Canada, joined the Company’s Board in 2014. Shapansky serves as Chair of the Company’s Corporate Social Responsibility Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. She has also served as a member of the Company’s Human Resources Committee.

“We have been very fortunate to have Ms. Shapansky serve on our Board for the last seven years and thank her for her contributions,” Lang said.

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