|Doug Lilac, Ph.D.
Technical Director for Innovation
W. Douglas Lilac, Ph.D. is the Technical Director – Innovation for Pliant Corporation. In this role, he is responsible for managing the company’s longer term research and development programs as well as government research contracts. In 2002 he joined Pliant Corporation as a Sr. Product Development Engineer where he was responsible for developing new products in several of the corporation’s key market segments. Prior to joining Pliant Corporation, Dr. Lilac worked for Avery Dennison Corporation. He holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from The University of Akron in Chemical Engineering with a Specialization in Polymer Science and Engineering and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from The University of Missouri-Columbia.