Savare Appoints NA President – Nonwovens Industry Magazine

Savaré named Jim DeFelice president of NA. DeFelice, who most recently served as vice president of NA sales, succeeds Ron Zinco who will remain on the company’s board of directors.

Prior to joining Savaré in 2021, DeFelice spent over 25 years in the nonwovens and personal care industries in a variety of commercial, operational and technical roles. “I feel honored to become a member of such an efficient team with a long history of success. I hope to support the development and execution of customer-focused efforts that continue to demonstrate Savare’s capabilities,” says DeFelice.

“We thank Ron for his leadership and guidance through years of unprecedented challenges and are grateful to see him continue as a member of the Board of Directors. Jim’s experience and knowledge of the hygiene and absorbent products will strengthen Savaré’s customer focus and allow us to continue to help our valued customers meet consumer needs in this rapidly changing environment,” said Biagio Savaré, CEO.

Savaré is a family business with a long tradition of research and innovation in the field of hot melt adhesives and is a trusted partner for leading manufacturers in the nonwoven and personal hygiene industries. With headquarters and an R&D center based in Milan, Italy, and production sites in Europe and North America, Savaré partners with its customers to positively impact the everyday lives of consumers by providing innovative and sustainable solutions and services to global markets.