"The task of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there." John Buchan


Earthfirst® Biopolymer Films' Leadership Team, both in the US and Belgium, consists of industry leaders from the polymer sciences, film manufacturing, packaging, packaging machinery, printing, and business finance sectors.
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George Thomas
George Thomas
CEO

Mr. Thomas has over 40 years in the packaging industry operating businesses for Rexam, The Mead Corporation, PaperPak Products, and Ampac Packaging Corporation prior to joining Earthfirst® Biopolymer Films in 2012 as President and CEO.

Michael DuFrayne
Michael DuFrayne
President and CFO

Mr. DuFrayne has over 40 years of experience in C-level positions and providing financial and operational advisory services to companies during periods of transition.  Prior to joining Earthfirst® Biopolymer Films, Mike was a Managing Director in an international financial advisory firm.  Mike joined Earthfirst® Biopolymer Films in 2016.

Bart DeKeyser
Bart DeKeyser
Managing Director

Bart DeKeyser has more than 30 years of experience in finance and general management.  Prior to joining Earthfirst® Biopolymer Films in 2004, he held positions with Arthur Andersen and ConocoPhillips.  He is currently managing the European & ROW division of Earthfirst® Biopolymer Films. 

Guenther Winnerl
Guenther Winnerl
Chief Commercial Officer

Guenther Winnerl is the Chief Commercial Officer with responsibility for the Americas and EMEA commercial teams and is based in Columbus, Ohio. Prior to joining Earthfirst® Biopolymer Films in 2018, he held successive Business Development and Commercial Operations roles within the global flexible film industry. Guenther has an MBA of Science from Landshut University of Applied Sciences.

Jim King
Jim King
Sales Management / US West

Jim King has over 40 years of experience in the packaging industry. Prior to joining Earthfirst® Biopolymer Films by PSI in 2021, King held key sales positions with Alcan, Bemis, and Mobil Films. Currently, Mr. King is the Western Region Sales Manager.