On March 21, the Board of Directors of the French Union of Cardboard, Paper and Cellulose Industries (COPACEL) elected Philippe d’Adhémar (International Paper), as President. He succeeds Agnès Roger (Arjowiggins) who held this position since December 2015. Philippe d’ADHEMAR is elected for two years, The COPACEL bureau members include Philippe Gaudron (Fibre Excellence), Nikita Mulard (Ahlström Munksjö) and Rémi Poirson (Smurfit Kappa). Philippe d’Adhémar is currently CEO of International Paper SA, and is responsible for Saillat Paper Mill.