Tekni-Plex has named Eldon Schaffer as CEO of the company’s Consumer Products division, which services non-healthcare sectors including food & beverage, cosmetics & beauty and personal care. Schaffer will play a critical role in developing and executing business strategies that will enable the company to apply its materials science knowledge to customer product designs 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,” says Brenda Chamulak, Tekni-Plex President & CEO. “Eldon is skilled in change management, fosters multi-cultural performance-based teams that hold each other accountable, and works with teams to create innovative platforms that help world-leading brands become category transformers.”
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.
Schaffer earned a Bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He also has an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.
Tekni-Plex recently reorganized its business structure into two key market-focused divisions: Tekni-Plex Healthcare and Tekni-Plex Consumer Products. The reorganization is designed to further Tekni-Plex’s evolution into an innovative partner providing materials science solutions that make the world healthier and more sustainable.
Tekni-Plex is a globally integrated company that provides innovative solutions through material science and manufacturing technologies. A worldwide 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.
Tekni-Plex’s 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.