Burt Capel

Session Title: Recycling PET Containers with Shrink Film Labels

Burt Capel is vice president and general manager of specialty plastics at Eastman Chemical Company, in Kingsport, Tenn., USA. He assumed the role in 2010, following his position as global sales marketing director.

Prior to joining Eastman in 2003, Capel worked at General Electric Co. and at Exxon Chemicals. He has since aided Eastman in better serving the unmet needs of current and potential customers.

Capel received his MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, and in 1993, earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama. Capel has been a regular guest speaker at Univeristy of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School and University of Virginia Darden School of Business.