Tom Zaiser

Chief Executive Officer, FiberVisions

Tom Zaiser is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Marketing Officer of FiberVisions. Mr. Zaiser has spent the past 33 years working in a range of sales and marketing positions, including Marketing Manager of Aqualon, a wholly owned division of Hercules Incorporated (1990-1992). Mr. Zaiser moved to Atlanta in 1992 and served as Southeast Regional Sales Manager for the Pulp & Paper Division of Hercules through 1996. From 1996 to 1999, he was Corporate Account Manager within the Hercules Pulp & Paper Division, and he was promoted to Director, Global Corporate Accounts in 1999. In 2005, Mr. Zaiser became involved with ES FiberVisions, a joint venture with JNC of Japan, and has held various management positions with the company. Concurrent with his roles at FiberVisions, Mr. Zaiser is Chief Operating Officer of ES FiberVisions. Mr. Zaiser holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Delaware.

Paul McMichael

Chief Financial Officer

Paul McMichael is the Chief Financial Officer at FiberVisions. He began his career with the company in 1998 as U.S. Materials Manager and has held various procurement and sales management positions throughout his tenure with FiberVisions, including Director of Global Procurement and Global Business Director for the Technical Fiber, Geotextiles, and Automotive global business units. Mr. McMichael holds a B.S. in finance from Georgia State University.

Prashant Desai, Ph.D.

Director Research & Development

Prashant Desai, Ph.D., has served as Director of Business Technology (now R&D) at FiberVisions since 2005. As of 2016, he also serves as Director of Global R&D for the IVL Fibers & Yarns business unit. Previously he was Senior Research Fellow and Global Programs Manager for the company’s Textiles/Industrials business unit. Prior to joining FiberVisions in 1998 as a research scientist, Dr. Desai was a faculty member at the Georgia Institute of Technology from 1988 to 1998. He was an Associate Professor in the College of Engineering, where he had a primary appointment in the School of Textile and Fiber Engineering and an adjunct appointment in the School of Materials Science and Engineering. Dr. Desai has a Ph.D. in polymer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Hunter Stamey

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Hunter Stamey is General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. He joined FiberVisions in 2017. His prior experience includes in-house roles as Senior Counsel for Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings and Counsel for TK Holdings Inc. Prior to these in-house counsel roles, Mr. Stamey was in private practice with Kilpatrick Stockton LLP, practicing in the areas of Corporate Litigation and Transactions. He holds his J.D. from Wake Forest University and the University of Kentucky; a degree in Chemistry from North Carolina State University; degrees in Economics and History from the University of North Carolina; and studied post-baccalaureate Accounting at the University of Georgia.  Hunter is a member of the State Bar of North Carolina and admitted to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and Federal District Court.

George Joncas

Sales Director - Americas

George Joncas is Sales Director for the Americas. He joined ES FiberVisions in 2007 and has held various positions in sales, marketing and corporate account functions. Prior to joining ES FiberVisions, Mr. Joncas worked for Hercules Pulp & Paper Division for 13 years in several commercial and technical capacities, including a 2.5 year international assignment in Singapore. Mr. Joncas holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and B.S. in Pulp & Paper Technology from North Carolina State University.

Nick Robson

Sales Director - EMEA & Asia

Nick Robson is Sales Director for EMEA & Asia. He joined the ES FiberVisions European sales organization in 2006. In 2012 he was promoted to FiberVisions Global Director for hygiene polypropylene fibers. Prior to joining ES FiberVisions, he worked for Hercules Paper Chemicals in various UK, European & US positions (1990-2006). Mr. Robson has a B.Sc. in Chemistry from the University of Durham, England.

Garret Davies

Director, Strategy & Business Development

Garret Davies is Vice President for Strategy and Business Development. He joined FiberVisions in 2007. Previously he was the Vice President Americas for Kraton Polymers and held a variety of management positions at Shell Chemical Company after starting his business career as an Associate with McKinsey & Company. Mr. Davies has an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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