Managing Partner, Price Hanna Consultants LLC
Pricie Hanna is a founding partner of Price Hanna Consultants, a management and technical firm established in 2011 which specializes in nonwovens, hygiene absorbent products, disposable wipes, key raw materials and related fields. Her expertise ranges from end product market trends to the demand and technical requirements for the raw materials, such as resins, fiber, fluff pulp, airlaid and cover stock nonwovens, film, superabsorbent materials, adhesives and elastics, used to make these products.
For twenty-three years, Mrs. Hanna was Vice President of John R. Starr, Inc., and led the firm's consulting practice in hygiene absorbent products and nonwoven wipes. Prior to joining John R. Starr, Inc., Mrs. Hanna was Vice President – Finance, Planning and Administration for the Scott Nonwovens Division of Scott Paper Company. During sixteen years with Scott Paper, Mrs. Hanna held various corporate positions including Vice President – Corporate Planning; Vice President – Corporate Financial Services and Assistant Treasurer. Before joining Scott Paper, Mrs. Hanna was a corporate lending officer of Citibank in New York City.
Mrs. Hanna received an A.B. degree from the University of Pennsylvania and completed the Executive Education Program in Corporate Financial Management at the Harvard Graduate School of Business.
This presentation will examine the latest trends that will drive growth in the global and regional absorbent hygiene products industry. Key questions will be addressed, such as the net impact on hygiene industry growth opportunities of shifts in demographic trends, consumer income growth rates, preferences and aspirations. These changes will be considered starting at the end product level. The implications for demand growth in key raw materials also will be described. The presentation will identify new developments and their anticipated impacts and confirm continuing trends.