Kelly L. Helein has 27 years of experience in sales, marketing, and product development, working for specialty paper companies, converters, and manufacturers. A self-described highly motivated connector and collaborator, she has extensive experience in business development, driving innovation and growth while working with customers such as ConAgra, Nestlé, Kohler, Mondi, Johnson and Johnson, Becton Dickinson and Zeiss.
Passionate about product innovation and problem-solving, Kelly serves as Board Co-Chair for the Paper Discover Center and the Paper International Hall of Fame. She is also on the advisory committee for Smithers Pira’s Sustainability in Packaging Conference, Specialty Paper Europe and the advisory board of PSSMA.
When she isn’t on the hunt for new product discovery, Kelly can be found with her husband and three children, in Appleton, Wisconsin. Kelly Helein is currently Vice President, Paper for TC Transcontinental, which recently made the transformational acquisition of Coveris Americas