EXTR:ACT, the European platform to increase the recycling of beverage cartons and similar fibre based multi-material packaging, is delighted to announce the appointment of its new Board leadership who were officially elected at their General Assembly in Frankfurt on 13 September 2022.

Inge Eggermont, Elopak has been elected as President replacing Tiina Pursula, Stora Enso. Håkan Pettersson, Billerud, has replaced Gatis Mazins, Tetra Pak, as Vice President.

“We welcome Inge Eggermont and Håkan Pettersson to EXTR:ACT’s Board as President and Vice-President,” said Michael Brandl, Managing Director of EXTR:ACT. “We will rely on their leadership and the partnership with the rest of the EXTR:ACT Board as we continue to support projects that increase the recycling of our members circular and sustainable products. We would like to thank Tiina and Gatis for their leadership on EXTR:ACT’s Board these past two years.”

Mrs. Eggermont and Mr. Pettersson have been elected for a two-year term, with the possibility of a one-time re-election.

“I’m delighted to have been elected as President of EXTR:ACT’s Board,” said Mrs. Eggermont. “I look forward to working with my colleagues in the EXTR:ACT Board and Secretariat to increase the recycling of our products. We will join efforts to boost innovation, recycling research and projects, all to enable the development of technologies and infrastructure to optimize collection and recycling systems for multi-materials.”

EXTR:ACT’s Board is currently composed of ten representatives from their membership. You can find a full list of EXTR:ACT’s Board members on their website.


EXTR:ACT is the European platform to increase the recycling of beverage cartons and similar fibre based multi-material packaging.

Focused on the technical process of such multi-material recycling from start to finish, we work with the entire value chain to ensure fibre based multi-material packaging is designed with the life cycle in mind as well as able to be collected, sorted, recycled and reused in varying markets.

Contact Information

Michael Brandl, Managing Director, +49 171 733 744 5

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