Putman Media announces inaugural class of Influential Women in Manufacturing

May 21, 2018
Shining a light on outstanding women in the manufacturing field.

The editors of Putman Media (Chemical Processing, Control, Control Design, Food Processing, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Plant Services and Smart Industry magazines) are proud to announce our inaugural class of Influential Women in Manufacturing, a program sponsor Rockwell Automation. The honorees are:

  • Eleni Antoniadou, clinical trial scientist, UCL
  • Jolene Baker, SMART plant leader, Ciner Resources
  • Marie-Pierre Belanger, VP of digital solutions and product manager for the industrial internet, Pitney Bowes
  • Mary Bunzel, general manager and industry leader, manufacturing industry solutions group, Intel
  • Lisa Caton LaBean, business manufacturing and technology center director, Dow Chemical
  • Nancy Corriveau, director of operations, Blentech Corp.
  • Kelly Finch, director of technology, OATKA Milk
  • Linda Freeman, business development manager, Rockwell Automation
  • Andrea Funk, CEO, Cambridge-Lee Industries
  • Marie Getsug, program manager for the asset management group, Jacobs Engineering Group
  • Peggy Gulick, director of digital transformation for global manufacturing, AGCO
  • Rebecca Holland New, executive vice president for global business management, Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Rachelle Howard, senior process control engineer, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • Jan Lindsey, supervisor of validation, Children's GMP
  • Anne Lucietto, assistant professor, Purdue Polytechnic Institute's School of Engineering Technology
  • Brianne Murphy, marketing and media specialist, Longterm Technology Services
  • Carol Ptak, partner, Demand Driven Institute
  • Miranda Shope, VP of operations, Avid Solutions
  • Elizabeth Taylor, continuous improvement manager, Eastern Oil Co.
  • Dona Tseng, senior principal engineer, Shire PLC
  • Lisa Webb, VP of operations, Gorton's Seafood
  • Rendela Wenzel, global maintenance and reliability leader, Eli Lilly and Co.

"I am proud that Putman could play a role in shining a light on the extraordinary work being done by so many women in the manufacturing field," says Putman Media CEO John Cappelletti. "Our hope is that their achievements will inspire other young women to join this dynamic industry and be a part of creating manufacturing's exciting future. Congratulations to all IWiM 2018 honorees!"

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