Omar Hoek

Brandowners, manufacturers, NGO's, and industry leaders will share their expertise and insights.

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Omar Hoek

Omar Hoek 
Executive Vice President, Specialties Business Area, Ahlstrom-Munksjo

Talk WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2018

Plenary Session

Innovation with Purpose - The Power of the Consumer

This talk will entail a view of an evolution to innovations, what companies are doing it right (and doing it wrong), and how we can move beyond traditional research and problem-solve effectively.

About Omar Hoek

Omar has been the Executive Vice President at Ahlstrom-Munkjso Corporation since 2011, with full business responsibilities for its Global Specialties Business Area
5 Business Units included are : Medical, Food, Beverage, Tape and Advanced Liquid Technologies

Since 2017, Omar has been overseeing the group RD activities from its 2 centers in France.

Prior to joining Ahlstrom, Omar worked in several business, sales, and marketing roles at different companies. Notable is his 18 years in key leadership roles at Avery Dennison, where he directed major business lines in various divisions.

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Don’t just take our word for it

You can create value by doing something that's good for the world, and I'm not talking about making money and then giving it away. I'm talking about the way you make money is by doing something that the world needs, and so that's what's so -- one of the things that's so inspiring about being here is that that is underlying all the businesses here.
Kaihan Krippendorf
Founder, Outthinker
I'm inspired from the standpoint that I'm coming back from the conference with an understanding of more of the material science. And that's really, really, really important because that means that it's going to impact work that I've got going on in the laboratory right now.
Jesse Hipps
Michelman
Anyone that's out there, whether you're a product or service provider or just somebody that wants to understand what's happening in the bioplastics industry, I recommend strongly that you think about coming to Innovation Takes Root. This is a conference where you're going to learn a lot, you're going to actually be able to have the opportunity to collaborate with others and develop partnerships that will last a lifetime.
Justin Zeulner
Green Sports Alliance