Omar Hoek

Omar Hoek

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


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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I strongly recommend Innovation Takes Root. It's a good opportunity to understand and see what happens in this area of biopolymers. It's an international event and not just on PLA. I think it's well done, well-managed, and well-organized. It was a good investment for me.
Marco Garilli

Innovation Expert - Polymers, Electrolux

I'd definitely come back (to ITR) and recommend it. I think many different industries could learn something from a conference like this - it really is focused on the next level of sustainability.
Maddie Guillory

Vice President, Titan Robotics

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Tazio Zerbini

Operations Director, Flo S.p.A.