DAVID M. FINK: President Plastic Pipes Institute (PPI)

David M. Fink is the President of the Plastic Pipes Institute (PPI). Mr. Fink, a veteran of the plastics pipe industry, previously served as the Chairman of the PPI Board of Directors from 2017 to 2019, and has held a number of other leadership positions within the organization. PPI is the major North American trade association representing all segments of the plastic pipe industry.

Fink most recently served as the Senior Vice President at PPI member company, WL Plastics, and previously at Dow Chemical in the company’s polyolefin resin business with the majority of the years being part of growing its plastics pipe resin business. While at WL Plastics, he oversaw significant growth of the company’s sales in the polyethylene pipe market segments including gas gathering and distribution, municipal water distribution, industrial and mining applications, and telecommunication conduit.

“David brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to PPI,” stated Peter Zut of

KraussMaffei, chair of the PPI Board of Directors and chair of the executive search

committee. “With his more than 25 years of experience in the plastics industry, including 13

years at a major plastic pipe manufacturer, David has key insights into all segments of the

markets served by PPI, and for many years has been instrumental in developing and

executing the PPI Strategic Plan.”

PPI serves as a channel for information sharing, issues resolution, idea exploration and successful implementation guidance. The association is dedicated to advocacy and outreach efforts in support of these goals, and strives to expand the scope of overall education by broadcasting the many benefits and features of plastics pipe. The association is comprised of over 170 members and associates.