ASC Announces Changes to its Executive Committee and Board of Directors

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February 8, 2024 – Alexandria, VA – The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) today announced changes to its Executive Committee and Board of Directors effective January 1, 2024. 

The Board elected the following new members of the Executive Committee serving two-year terms: 

  • Shamsi Gravel, Vice President of Regional Development, Evonik
  • David White, Senior Vice President for Quality and Risk Management, Sika

Newly elected directors to the ASC Board of Directors serving three-year terms are:

  • Paul Emery, Regional Head of Sales, LANXESS
  • Juan Gaytan, Vice President – MS Polymers, Kaneka North America
  • Marco Kubitza, Chief Officer, Sales and Marketing, Jowat

Re-elected to the Board serving three-year terms are:

  • Damon Hollis, Global Key Account Director, Synthomer
  • Mark Schneider, Owner, Albion Engineering
  • Tom Stewart, Regional Business Director, Durable Goods, NA Building Components, Bostik
  • David White, Senior Vice President for Quality and Risk Management, Sika
  • Chuck Williams, Senior Technical Director, Avery Dennison

“The Adhesive and Sealant Council is fortunate to be led by experienced leaders within the industry dedicated to its continued growth,” said ASC President William E. Allmond, IV. “ASC is well positioned in 2024 for success, as our membership continues to grow as does demand for ASC’s Certificate Program,” he said. “As President, I look forward to collaborating with ASC’s newly elected directors as they bring their industry voice on adding value to ASC membership.”

ASC’s Board includes 22 directors representing manufacturers, suppliers, and academia in North America. 


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 100 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