How Milliken removed PFAS from its operations
- Event Type
- Thought Leader Interview
- 09/28/202312 pm - 1 pm
Sustainability/ESG, Leading Innovation Organizations
Sustainability Thought Leader Interview with Jeff Strahan, Director of Research, Compliance, and Sustainability at Milliken & Company
In this session, we’ll explore Milliken’s proactive response to the challenges posed by PFAS, from initial realization to strategic shifts in R&D and analytics. We’ll delve into leadership alignment, communication with customers, and SAP-related challenges. Concluding with an evaluation of the PFAS supply chain’s reaction and Milliken’s current status post-PFAS removal.
Contact Matt Dorocak to receive the invitation.
Director of Research, Compliance, and Sustainability
Milliken & Company
Jeff Strahan is the Director of Research, Compliance, and Sustainability for Milliken & Company’s Textile Division. His responsibilities include managing a portfolio of projects to research, develop, and deliver new products and technologies that are defensible and profitable. Additionally, he leads the division's sustainability initiatives and ensures businesses and products comply with all applicable laws and regulations across the globe. Over his decade at Milliken, he has held a variety of roles including strategy, mergers and acquisitions, compliance, research, development, and sustainability in Milliken’s nonwovens, flame retardant textiles, composite, and upholstery markets. Jeff received a B.S. in Chemistry from Gonzaga University and a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of Texas at Austin.