Esteban is an engineer with a passion for sustainable development and scalable technology. As the commercial director for the Americas at Cardia Bioplastics, he has spent years developing the biopolymer market in Mexico and now scaling throughout LATAM. He is also a co-founder and Vice President of the Mexican Bioplastics Association, working tirelessly to drive market growth and align the value chain in the country. In recognition of his innovative work, Esteban was named a From Linear to Circular pioneer by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
Esteban es un ingeniero apasionado por el desarrollo sustentable y la tecnología escalable. Como director comercial para las Américas en Cardia Bioplastics, ha dedicado años desarrollando el mercado de biopolímeros en México y ahora dándole escalabilidad por LATAM. También es cofundador y vicepresidente de la Asociación Mexicana de Bioplásticos, trabajando incansablemente para impulsar el crecimiento del mercado y alinear la cadena de valor en el país. En reconocimiento a su trabajo innovador, Esteban fue nombrado pionero de la transición de la economía lineal a la circular por la Ellen MacArthur Foundation.
Corporate Responsibility Director for LATAMat
Bio coming soon!
LATAM Sales Directorat
UPM Specialty Papers
Bobby is the LATAM Sales Director for UPM Specialty Papers. He was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and lived in Lima, Peru for 12 years. He speaks fluent Spanish and Portuguese. Bobby is a dynamic, seasoned professional whose diverse background contributed to his exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. He has a proven track record in international business development, with remarkable distinctions and exemplary results.
He has been with UPM Specialty Papers for the last 5 years. Prior to joining UPM, he spent 9 years at Neenah Paper, which is now Mativ. During the last 14 years, he has been working and developing commercial relationships throughout the Americas. He has worked with various global and regional
companies, brand owners and convertors. His expertise has helped companies develop and commercialize sustainable, fiber-based materials and products for varying end uses within the Label and Packaging market segments. Currently, Bobby and his team are focused on business growth that delivers an environmental impact and contributes positively to the social sphere.
Dr. Nikola Juhasz
Global Technical Director, Sustainabilityat
Dr. Nikola Juhasz is the Global Technical Director for Sustainability at Sun Chemical, where she engages with internal and external stakeholders to formulate sustainability-driven technical strategies, and oversees implementation of the corresponding innovation and product development programs across all of Sun’s pigments, inks, coatings and adhesives product lines and technology platforms. She represents Sun Chemical at global cross-industry organizations focused on sustainability and the future of packaging, and is responsible to driving collaborations towards circularity and end of life management.
Prior to joining Sun Chemical in 2016, Dr. Juhasz spent over 20 years in various positions of R&D leadership in the diversified chemicals, polymers and materials industries. She holds a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.