Executive Committee

This is the management board of the ESA, carrying out executive functions on behalf of the membership. The Executive Committee is composed of Company presidents, directors and senior managers, elected from across the membership. The composition of the Executive Committee reflects deliberately both the breadth of European culture and also the width of sealing technology of the membership. Each Executive Committee Member stands normally for a 3 year term of office, and the present Executive Committee is comprised of:

ESA office   Affiliation
Chairman John Morton John Crane
Vice Chairman Dr. Wolfgang Bommes Burgmann Packings GmbH
  Michael Werner Teadit International Produktions GmbH
  Ozan Devlen Kastas
  Mark Horton Flexitallic Ltd.
  Alberto Rocca W.L Gore & Associates
Secretary General Mark Neal ESA


Hall of fame

Previous Members of the Executive Committee include:

Years   Affiliation
96 - 2007 Professor Elmar F Baur Burgmann Industries GmbH & Co. KG
2005 - 09 Ettore Betto John Crane Italia
2004 Ray Dorey John Crane EAA
94 - 97 Brian D Halligan James Walker & Co. Ltd.
92 - 94 Bob Henson Beldam Crossley Ltd.
92 - 95 Lothar Jentzsch   ESA
99 - 2001 Dr Thomas Klinger-Lohr Klinger Administration AG
2002 - 04 Dr Jürgen Koch Klinger Holding Deutschland GmbH
92 - 2004 Cyril X Latty Latty International s.a.
2004 - 08 BoĹžidar Likar Donit Tesnit d.d.
2007 - 10 Robert Michels SGL Technologies GmbH
97 - 2004 Colin Millington Beldam Crossley Ltd.
2005 - 13 David Mitchell Flexitallic Ltd.
92 - 2006 Francisco J Montero Fibras y Elastomeros S.A.
96 - 99 Frits Mühlenbruch Klinger Picoff B.V.
93 - 2003 Dr Amrat Parmar John Crane EAA
2009 - 10 Stuart Phythian Garlock (Great Britain) Ltd.
2010 - 12 Harald Poppke Garlock GmbH, Sealing Technologies
92 - 96 Dr Edgar Schmid Reinz Dichtungs GmbH


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