Hyatt Regency Minneapolis   |   Minneapolis, Minnesota   |   June 17-20, 2024

Conference Speakers

De Gruttola

Jean Francois De Gruttola

VP Sales & Business Development , TruCotton Fibers


A passion for sustainability and helping brands navigates through their sustainability journey. Jeff has been part of the nonwoven industry for 23 years.

Jeff obtained his Master Degree in Conventional & Technical textiles/ Nonwovens in 2000 from the leading French textile/ nonwoven engineering school ENSITM (now ENSISA).

Jeff has been with Lenzing Fiber since 2018 where he currently lead the nonwoven business development activities for the American European Middle East and African market with special focus on supporting Brands and Retailers sustainable nonwoven needs.

Prior to that Jeff spent 3 years with the sustainable CPG brand Seventh Generation (Unilever Group). His main role was about sustainability and “greening up” the baby wipes & diapers, laundry and Cleaning/ disinfecting nonwoven segments.

Prior to that Jeff spent 16 years with Jacob Holm Industries France and Americas where he held multiple roles from product developer to sales, business development and key account management. 

Wednesday, June 19
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Panel Discussion: Leading Alternatives to Traditional Plastics Used in Wipes