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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ASC Announces New Members to its Executive Committee and Board of Directors

Posted By ASC, Friday, December 13, 2019



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December 13, 2019 – Alexandria, VA – The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) today announced newly elected and reelected members to its Executive Committee and Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2020.

Newly elected to the ASC Executive Committee for a three-year term is Heather Campe, Senior Vice President, Americas Adhesives, at H.B. Fuller.

Newly elected members of the ASC Board of Directors, serving a three-year term, are:

  • Shamsi Gravel, Vice President, Global Key Accounts, at Emerald Kalama; and
  • David White, Senior Vice President, Quality and Risk Management, at Sika Corporation


Reelected members of the ASC Board, who also serve a three-year term, are:

  • Kevin Campbell, Senior Director, Americas Chemical Sales, Kraton Polymers
  • Matt Devine, President, DHM Adhesives
  • Forest Driggs, Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Franklin International
  • Steve Gailbreath, Global Business Director, Ingevity
  • Jack O’Malley, Head of Infrastructure Team, North America Coatings, Adhesives, & Specialties, Covestro


Dr. Tim Long, Professor of Chemistry, Virginia Tech, was reelected for another two-year term to a non-voting seat representing academia.

“ASC is fortunate to be led by an outstanding group of individuals committed to leveraging the collective wisdom of our industry to benefit its continued growth,” said ASC President William Allmond. “This coming year they will lead us through momentous occasions, hosting the World Adhesive and Sealant Conference, launching a new B2B training program, and exploring new growth potential into the North American building and construction market,” he said.

ASC’s Board consists of 23 directors, representing adhesive and sealant manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and academia.



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 117 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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