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Sustana appoints new director of sustainability – Aaron Ling

September 27, 2023  By P&PC Staff

Aaron Ling, director of sustainability at Sustana (Photo: Sustana)

Sustana recently appointed Aaron Ling to the position of director of sustainability. In this new role, Ling is responsible for driving the implementation of Sustana’s ESG initiatives and supporting the development of the group’s sustainability strategy.

“Sustana is a sustainability leader in the fibre and paper industry, with sustainability as a core value. I’m excited to be a part of the Sustana team. Most of my career has been spent in developing sustainability strategies and embedding sustainability into business operations and I’m really looking forward to applying my experience in creating shared value for Sustana and our customers within a circular economy,” said Ling, commenting on his appointment to the position.

Ling now leads the company’s sustainability strategy for Sustana Fiber and Rolland Paper. Sustana has full control over the recycled fibre production, recycled papermaking, and converting processes. Ling’s role builds upon Sustana’s sustainability strategy and the circular economy. He is an ambassador for sustainable recycled fibre and paper products in the markets where the group operates.


Ling holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Concordia University and has several accreditations and certifications including Economic Sustainable Project Delivery, Decision Analysis Training and is an Accredited Professional from the Green Building Council of Australia. He has 17 years of experience in corporate sustainability target setting, reporting and scenario analysis. He has a wealth of international experience having worked in Japan, Canada, Australia, and the United States.

“We are excited to have Aaron join Sustana to develop our sustainability strategy and strengthen our ability to serve our customers”, said Philip Rundle, Sustana’s chief commercial officer, in a press statement announcing the appointment. “Brands, converters, printers and consumers have an increased focus on sustainability and the expertise Aaron brings to our team will solidify our position as the leaders in sustainable fibre, paper and packaging solutions in North America.”

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