PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, announced that Patty Andersen from Delkor Systems is the 2023 Chairperson of the Board — the first time a woman has held the position at the association.
As co-owner and VP of human resources and after market services at Delkor Systems, Andersen plays a role in guiding the company’s strategic vision and direction.
At PMMI, Andersen has held several leadership positions beginning with joining the Education & Workforce Development Committee in 2010 and taking over the chairperson role of the committee in 2015.
Andersen served as a member and chair of the Employee Development Committee (2012-2019), vice chair and chair of the Strategic Planning Committee (2020-2023) and founding member of the Packaging and Processing Women’s Leadership Network (PPWLN), serving on the Executive Council since 2016.
She has served as a member of the PMMI Board of Directors since 2017 and joined the Executive Committee as vice chair in 2020.
Education and the development of the packaging and processing workforce has been a passion for Andersen throughout her career. Beyond her commitment to PMMI, Andersen has served on the Board of Directors of Hennepin Technical College Foundation, been a member of the Central Lakes College Robotics/Automated Systems Technology Advisory Council, St. Paul College Electromechanical Automation Systems Advisory Council, and Northwoods Technical College Automated Packaging Systems Advisory Council.
Andersen succeeds PMMI’s prior Board of Directors Chair, Emmanuel Cerf, VP at PolyPack, Inc. Cerf will continue to serve on the PMMI Executive Committee as Immediate Past Chair.