Hillary Femal Joins Reusable Packaging Association 2013 Executive Committee

hillaryArlington, VA, January 16, 2013 – Hillary Femal, Director of Strategic Market Development, IFCO SYSTEMS, has been elected to the Reusable Packaging Association 2013 Executive Committee. She will serve as secretary/treasurer.

“I’m honored by the opportunity to serve the association and its members on the RPA Board,” said Ms. Femal. “This is an exciting time in the history of the association, and I invite all of our member companies to join me and the rest of the Board as we work to achieve the goals of our association and the entire reusable packaging industry.”

Ms. Femal has been with IFCO for more than eight years. She has held various positions with the company, and now serves as the Director of Strategic Market Development for IFCO’s North American RPC business encompassing marketing, business development, and industry relations. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Business and holds an MBA from the University of Florida.

Other members of the 2013 RPA Executive Committee are Chairman Robert Engle, CEO of Otto Industries North America Inc., and Rob Zachrich, RPA Vice Chairman President, and Chief Operating Officer of Fabri-Form. Mike Hachtman, President and CEO of reLogistics Services, LLC, is immediate Past Chairman (ex officio) of the RPA Board, and Jerry Welcome continues as RPA President and CEO (ex officio).

About the RPA
The Reusable Packaging Association is a collaborative effort between manufacturers, poolers, distributors, retailers and educators to promote the environmental, safety, and economic benefits of reusable packaging. The RPA serves as the collective voice of the industry and uses its knowledge of the members’ products and services to advance the adoption of reusable packaging and systems throughout the supply chain. The RPA is focused on promoting the expansion of reusables as the preferred packaging solution across supply chains in all industries. For more information, visit http://www.reusables.org or call (703) 224-8284.

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