Kari Bliss Named One of Michigan’s Top Women Leaders

May 20, 2024, 14:56 PM
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Arnulfo Moreno
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Women We Admire released its list of 2024’s Top Women Leaders in Michigan and the recycled materials industry’s Kari Bliss was listed along with titans from other industries including automotive and healthcare.

Kari Bliss, Principal Sustainability, PANDOS

“Being named one of the Women We Admire is a profound honor and a testament to the incredible journey I’ve had in the recycled materials industry,” said Bliss. “My work at PADNOS has been fueled by a passion for sustainability and a commitment to finding innovative solutions for circular economy challenges. This recognition reflects the dedication and support of my team and the industry as a whole, as we strive to create a greener, more sustainable future.”

Bliss is the principal of sustainability at PADNOS, and has over two decades of experience in the industry. Her expertise in recycled materials has allowed her to capitalize on circular economy market trends. Her team developed 36 solutions for complex circular economy challenges faced by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and Tier 1 suppliers.

“Kari embodies real success in driving sustainable solutions that positively impact both businesses and the planet,” said PANDOS in a social media post congratulating Bliss on her achievement. “Her dedication to the circular economy and her innovative approach makes her a true leader in her field. We’re proud to have Kari on our team, leading the way towards a greener future.”

Bliss has been very active with ReMA, having been a member of ReMA’s Sustainability Network, Market Access Working Group and ReMA’s Brand Leadership Council. She has also presented at various recycled materials conferences on a variety of topics, most recently having spoken at ISRI2024. Bliss is also a GreenBiz Certified Professional and a GRI Certified Sustainability Professional, a board member of the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum and the treasurer of the Society of Plastic Engineers Recycling Division.

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