Wayne, Pa. (September 13, 2021) — Tekni-Plex has named Chris Qualters as CEO to lead the company’s Healthcare division. Qualters joined Tekni-Plex in November as president of Tekni-Plex Medical responsible for all aspects of our global medical device business.
He was brought in to design and implement a comprehensive business strategy to bolster Tekni’s position as a key solutions partner to Medical Device organizations. His new responsibilities have been expanded to include all Tekni-Plex businesses related to Healthcare, encompassing product solutions for pati ent care including: medical device, diagnostics, drug delivery and sterilizable materials. “With over 31 years of experience in engineered solution products, Chris is a proven high-energy leader adept at building strong teams focused on achieving results within a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement,” said Brenda Chamulak, Tekni-Plex president and CEO. “He believes in maximizing collaboration to leverage the skillsets of his entire team to drive optimum results for the organization.”
Qualters most recently served as Executive Vice President of Life Sciences at NN, Inc. in Charlotte, North Carolina. He received his BSME in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts – Lowell, in addition to an MBA from the University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross School of Business.
Tekni-Plex is a globally integrated company that provides innovative solutions through material science and manufacturing technologies. A global leader in the Healthcare and Consumer Product markets, Tekni-Plex provides medical device components and a multitude of material science solutions that lead to a healthier and more sustainable world. Its solutions are found in some of the most well-known names in the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Personal Care, Household and Food & Beverage markets. Headquartered in Wayne, Pa., Tekni-Plex employs 4,000 people throughout its operations in Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Germany, India, Italy, Northern Ireland and the United States. For more information visit www.tekni-plex.com.