Meet our Leadership

At Appvion, everything we do stems from our core values — safety, integrity, customer focus, value creation, excellence in all we do, and accountability. Our leadership team embodies those values, using them to guide decision making and lead our teams to be the best advanced coating solution partner you can find.
George Wurtz
President, Chairman & CEO
Graeme Hodson
Executive VP & President
Advanced Materials & Solutions
Dan Groskreutz
Sr. VP & CFO
Wendy Melzer
VP - HR & Communications
James Fuller
VP & GM – Packaging & Specialty Coatings
Mark Yokom
Chief Counsel & Secretary
Meyer Weiss
VP – Advanced Materials & Solutions
Robert Belanger
VP - Manufacturing
Board of Directors

Strong leadership and a culture of accountability is foundational at Appvion. Our senior leadership, in collaboration with our Board of Directors, competently and ethically manage Appvion’s operations for the long-term benefit of stakeholders.

It takes a lot of business experience to guide a company like Appvion. Plus a Ph.D., an MBA, a law degree and three decades as a CPA.