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ASC Board Adds New Members, Adds Executive Committee Member, Names Treasurer for 2017-2018

Posted By ASC, Friday, April 29, 2016
Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016



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 Succession Plan in Place for Volunteer Leadership


April 29, 2016 – Bethesda, MD – The The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) announces that it will have two new board members, a new executive committee member, and has announced its treasurer for 2017.



Robert Wanat, Chief Technology Officer at Bostik is joining the Board, replacing Bob Marquette, SVP and CEO of Americas for Bostik. Wanat will serve out the remainder of Marquette’s term through December 31, 2017.


Ben Matuska, Commercial Director Adhesives and Functional Materials at Dow is joining the Board, replacing Chris Urheim who is now Director of Microbrials at Dow. Matuska will serve out the remainder of Urheim’s term through December 31, 2016.

Matt Devine, President of DHM Adhesives has been named to ASC’s Executive Committee, effective immediately. He will serve a two-year term on the EC, representing small manufacturers for the organization at the EC level.

Brian McSwigan, Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Packaging, Consumer Goods and Construction Adhesives at Henkel Corporation was named as Treasurer beginning on January 1, 2017. He will serve a two-year term as Treasurer through December 31, 2018.


“We are pleased to have so many capable and willing volunteers ready to step up and support the industry,” noted Matthew E. Croson. “The recent additions and adjustments stay true to ASC’s history of having a blend of leaders representing small, medium and large companies, as well as senior management and technically-oriented roles. In addition, the announcement secures the succession planning for the officers of the organization that is required for 2017.”




The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) is a North American trade association dedicated to representing the adhesive and sealant industry. The Council is comprised of 138 adhesive and sealant manufacturers, raw material and equipment suppliers, distributors and industry consultants, representing more than 75% of the U.S. industry with operations around the world. Offering education, legislative advocacy, professional networking and business growth solutions for its members, the ASC is the center of knowledge and catalyst for industry growth on a global basis for manufacturers, suppliers and end-users. For more information about ASC, visit



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