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Board of Directors 2017-03-17T10:52:49+00:00
Lari Hahtonen
Lari HahtonenPresident
Lari Hahtonen is a polymer enthusiast who has worked within the plastics industry for over a decade. Lari works for his family business Aikolon Oy in Finland, the northernmost member of EPDA based in the city of Oulu.

Born in 1981, Lari loves travelling with his family. He is happily married and proud father of his son and daughter. He is also an active member of Round Table organization both on a national and international level. Plastic is fantastic!

David Ladyman
David LadymanImmediate Past President
David Ladyman is Director Supplier Relations at Vink Holdings Limited, part of a privately owned global plastics distribution business. A manufacturing graduate with a background in automotive and FMCG manufacturing, David completed his qualification as full member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS), and for 25+ years has held executive management roles in blue chip plastics distribution businesses, completing 20 years with his current employer in April, 2016. David is 53 and has been married to Angela for 29 years. He is a season ticket holder at Arsenal FC, is often seen at live music events, and enjoys fine dining and good wine!

David has attended EPDA since 2000, joining the Board as Vice President 2010 – 2012, serving as EPDA President 2012 – 2016, and is now in his final 2 year term as immediate Past President.

Steffen Oellers
Steffen OellersBoard Member
Steffen Oellers is Head of the Pipes and Fittings Division at SIMONA AG, a global supplier of thermoplastic solutions. Prior to SIMONA Steffen held various leadership positions at Klöckner Pentaplast and Quadrant. He has been serving as Board Member for EPDA since 2009 and was President from 2011 to 2012. Steffen holds a MSc in Mechanical Engineering from the Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich and an MBA from the University of Michigan.
János Bendl
János BendlBoard Member
János Bendl (born 1950) is by trade, a chemical engineer. Since 2004 he is co-owner and managing director of Umundum Kft. (Budaörs, Hungary). Umundum is a distributor of plastics stock shapes and finished products, targeting mainly industrial applications in Hungary and the region.
David Edet
David EdetBoard Member
David Edet is Area Sales Manager at Quadrant EPP France. Currently looking after France and North Africa, David has more than 18 years of sales experience within the French industry; amongst them 11 years in Engineering Plastics Products. Born in 1975, David holds a Mechanical Engineering degree as well as a Sales & Marketing degree. Privately he enjoys practising all kind of games and sports, see side activities and going for a drive with his wife Cathy and daughter Estelle.
Maurizio Adreani
Maurizio AdreaniBoard Member
Selman Ornek
Selman OrnekBoard Member
Selman Ornek is General Coordinator at Kahvecioglu Plastik,which was established in 1988 with the purpose distributing engineering plastics in Istanbul. In 1999, as a student at Istanbul University, Business Administration Faculty, he also successfully held down a part-time job in his family’s company, helping to ensure its future success as a market leader in plastics technology before joining full time in 2003. Since then plastic is not just plastic for him. Selman is 35 , married and likes to explore new culture and cities to harmonize history.