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The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations elects Sylvain Lhôte as its new president

WoodBizForum
May 15, 2019
Category: Business & Politics
Region: International

Jane Molony and Sylvain Lhôte

The International Council of Forest and Paper Associations (ICFPA) has announced Sylvain Lhôte as its new president. According to the announcement, Mr. Lhôte, director general of the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI), was elected at the ICFPA’s recent annual meeting in Vancouver, Canada, which was attended by representatives from 12 ICFPA member country associations. Sylvain Lhôte has 25 years of government and public affairs expertise working with leading material technology and manufacturing industries on climate and energy policies, sustainability and industrial affairs, as well as competition and international trade issues. He will serve as ICFPA president for the next two years in conjunction with his role at the European industry association.

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