Glatfelter Names Bourget VP, GM of Advanced Airlaid Materials Business Unit

Glatfelter, York, Pa., USA, this week announced the hiring of Jonathan Bourget as VP and GM of its Advanced Airlaid Materials Business Unit (AMBU), effective the beginning of this week. Bourget will have overall responsibility for the global AMBU organization, setting direction and implementing strategy to deliver critical business objectives.

In making this announcement, Dante Parrini, executive VP and COO, said that, "with a proven track record in global integration, aligning strategy and resources with business objectives, Jonathan also brings valuable experience in the manufacturing and marketing of engineered nonwoven fabrics and products to our organization. We look forward to his leadership and to realizing the benefits of the growth opportunities in this business unit."

Bourget has led operations in Canada and throughout Europe, including the Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Romania, Spain, and Italy. He comes to Glatfelter from Polymer Group Inc. (PGI) where he served as VP and GM for European operations. Prior to working at PGI, Bourget served as interim president at IVACO Rolling Mills in Montreal, Que., Canada, and in various leadership roles at ALCOA, bringing more than 15 years of experience in building highly effective teams and delivering results within public and private companies.