NAEM's 2019 EHS Management Forum Paul Robbertz, Senior Director, Environmental Health and Safety; Danone North America
2019 NAEM EHS and Sustainability Management Forum

Paul Robbertz, Senior Director, Environmental Health & Safety; Danone North America

 

Carol Cala

Paul Robbertz serves as Senior Director, Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) for Danone North America. Paul is a vital component to the company's senior leadership in critical EHS performance areas. His responsibilities include leading EHS operations, management systems, strategic planning and resource deployment.

 

In addition, Paul is instrumental in managing company risks that affect business growth and short/long term liability. He also manages the advocacy and implementation process for new legislation regulations and emerging trends.

 

Paul's 25+ year career in EHS and Sustainability affairs spans numerous industries including paper, medical device, chemicals and mail stream solutions and services. Prior to joining WhiteWave Foods, he served as Vice President, Environment Health and Safety for the Gates Corporation, Vice President of EHS for Pitney Bowes; Director of EHS Audits and Compliance for Chemtura Corporation; and Global EHS Product and Operations Leader for The Dow Chemical Company.

 

Robbertz is an active member of the National Association for Environmental Management and US Food & Beverage EHS Network. He chaired the DMA Committee for Environmental & Social Responsibility, served on the Board of the Massachusetts Chemical and Technology Alliance and held leadership roles on The Environmental Roundtable and other industry consortia.

 

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science from the University of Massachusetts and a Master in Business Administration from Suffolk University in Massachusetts.

 

Paul and his wife Anna, reside in Cherry Creek, Denver.

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Rick Taylor, Corporate Vice President, EHS; Parker Hannifin Corp.

 

Rick Taylor, Corporate Vice President, EHS; Parker Hannifin Corp.

Rick Taylor Rick Taylor has been with Parker Hannifin Corporation, a Fortune 500 Company based in Cleveland, Ohio, for 28 years. Rick started at Parker as an environmental engineer and has progressed through various assignments within the group to the present position as their Corporate VP of Environmental, Health and Safety. He has enterprise responsibility for the Sustainability program, environmental stewardship program, safety, energy procurement, resource conservation, EHS compliance, new construction projects and the Parker Foundation program. Prior to joining Parker, Rick worked for BP America as a Research and Development engineer in the field of industrial pollution treatment systems.

 

Rick holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, an MS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Akron, and an MBA from Baldwin Wallace College. He is presently a member of the Sustainable Cleveland Stewardship Council, the past President of the Board of Directors for the National Association of Environmental Managers, on the Board of Directors for the American Red Cross Northeast Region and the Board for the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

 

Rick is a hiking and fishing enthusiast and he and his wife currently reside in Solon, Ohio.

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The National Association for Environmental, Health and Safety, and Sustainability (EHS&S) Management (NAEM) empowers corporate leaders to advance environmental stewardship, create safe and healthy workplaces and promote global sustainability. As the leading business community for EHS&S decision-makers, we provide engaging forums, a curated network, peer benchmarking, research insights and tools for solving today’s corporate EHS&S management challenges. Visit us online at www.naem.org.

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