Plastics New Zealand Staffing Announcement
It is with a tinge of sadness that I announce the pending retirement of Ken Sowman from his role as Chief Executive at Plastics NZ.
I want to acknowledge the fantastic effort that Ken has made for Plastics NZ. He has a passion for the industry second to none and he has a wealth of knowledge and experience which we have all benefited from. Ken is a friend to many in the industry and I want to personally thank him in assisting me in the role of Plastics NZ President.
Ken’s retirement will coincide with the 2019 Plastics NZ conference celebrating 75 Years of
I am very excited to announce that Rachel Barker has been appointed as the new CEO of
Rachel comes from F&P Healthcare and has a Bachelor of Engineering and a Post Graduate Certificate in Engineering (Plastics). She has also been on the Plastics NZ National Executive for the past 8 years.
Rachel will commence on 5 November as CEO Designate reporting to Ken Sowman until the May 2019 conference. Rachel will then take over from Ken as CEO upon his retirement.
I want to congratulate Rachel and welcome her to the Plastics NZ team.
I am looking forward to working with her in her new role.
Plastics NZ President