MARCH 2008

Mitzi Emrich to lead American Chemistry Council’s new group

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) has named Mitzi Emrich as director for Progressive Bag Affiliates. This new group brings together manufacturers of plastic bags, plastic resin manufacturers, and recyclers to promote the environmentally responsible use and recycling of plastic bags. In this role, Emrich will lead and manage the group, while working with company members to carry out ACC’s mission.

Emrich has 10 years experience in leading environmental campaigns at the local, state and federal level. Most recently she served as a managing director and as a senior project manager with The Saint Consulting Group in New York. Her duties included representing Fortune 100 clients to the media, elected officials, community l­eaders and stakeholders. She also has experience representing organizations before members of Congress, government officials and the media.