Wayne, Pa. (September 15, 2021) — Tekni-Plex has named Eldon Schaffer as CEO of the company’s Consumer Products division.
Schaffer will play a critical role in helping the company, as it develops and executes business strategies that will enable it to apply its world-class material science knowledge to customer product design and challenges.
“Eldon will be an incredible asset for Tekni-Plex, as he applies his outstanding leadership skills, product knowledge and industry experience to both our internal efforts and client interactions,” said Brenda Chamulak, Tekni-Plex President and CEO.
Schaffer came to Tekni-Plex from AptarGroup, where he was president of two of the three global divisions with sales of $350 million to $1.2 billion. His global teams consistently outperformed management objectives and delivered above market growth.
“Eldon is skilled in change management. He fosters multi-cultural performance-based teams that hold each other accountable. And, he works with teams to create innovative platforms that help world-leading brands become category transformers,” Chamulak said.
Schaffer received his Bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has also earned an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the Indiana University Kelley 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.