Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI) (Irving, TX): David Fink as its new president and executive director effective at the end of Jan. 2020. Fink, a veteran of the plastics pipe industry, previously served as the chairman of the PPI board of directors from 2017 to 2019, and has held a number of other leadership positions within the organization. PPI is a North American trade association representing all segments of the plastic pipe industry. Fink most recently served as the senior VP at PPI member company, WL Plastics, and previously at Dow Chemical in the company’s polyolefin resin business with the majority of the years being part of growing its plastics pipe resin business. Fink earned his B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh, and B.S. in chemistry from Gannon University.