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The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), a member and accredited standards developer of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), has appointed Tony Radoszewski as its new president and CEO. He assumed the role on September 16, 2019.
Mr. Radoszewski has almost 40 years of experience in the plastics industry, most recently as president of the Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI) since 2006. There, he led the organization in increasing membership and enhancing their member services, improving cash flow and profitability, and bolstering relationships with the government and other key stakeholders. Prior to his time at PPI, Mr. Radoszewski was president of Wentworth Group International, and director of marketing and business development for Advanced Drainage Systems Inc.
"Tony is a skilled, experienced executive leader with the demonstrated ability to build critical relationships with key stakeholders, drive Membership benefits, positively enhance the profile of the industry, and advance critical initiatives that will challenge us going forward," said Wylie H. Royce, board chairman of PLASTICS. "We are delighted to have Tony in place to lead PLASTICS into the future, building on the legacy created by Bill Carteaux, who led the Association for nearly 15 years, ending with his untimely passing in late 2018. We deeply appreciate Patricia [Patty] Long, who has served as interim president and chief executive officer, and the entire PLASTICS team for keeping the association moving ahead and on track. We face the future with optimism and excitement and look forward to the positive contributions we know Tony will make."
The International Code Council (ICC), an ANSI member and accredited standards developer, has announced that John "Buddy" Showalter is its new senior staff engineer.
Prior to this role, Mr. Showalter was the vice president of technology transfer for the American Wood Council (AWC). At AWC, where he began working in 1992, he oversaw their publications, website, helpdesk, education, and other technical medical. Previously, Mr. Showalter was director of technical media for the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), and technical director of the Truss Plate Institute.
Mr. Showalter is a member of the editorial board for STRUCTURE magazine, published jointly by the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA), the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and the Council of American Structural Engineers (CASE). He is a licensed engineer and graduate of Virginia Tech.
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