VIPA International leadership & structure

All regular members of the association (manufacturers and suppliers) have a seat on the Board of Directors. The current Board was elected by the General Assembly on 28 September 2018 in Vienna, Austria.

VIPA International Board of Directors: 
  • Sebastian Baars, Vaku Isotherm, VIPA International President 
  • John Balazs, Panasonic, VIPA International Vice-President
  • Gary Chalkley, Camvac, VIPA International Treasurer
  • Aviv Sotto, Avery Dennison Hanita   
  • Vladimir Pogač, Turvac,    
  • Sebastian Gralla, va-Q-Tec
  • Tony Scott, Kingspan Insulation
  • Michel Chauvois, Rexor 
  • Tom Heckard, CSafe
  • Tom Martens, Microtherm
  • Stuart Elliot, Kevothermal
  • Francesca Pivi, Porextherm
VIPA International Organisation Chart

VIPA International organisation chart

The majority of VIPA's work is carried out by three Working Groups (see chart), which provides a structured platform whereby member representatives can discuss matters relevant for the industry. 

For more information about VIPA International governance and operation rules, please download the Bylaws of the association here