Pittsburgh, November 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Coppers (NYSE: KOP), an integrated global provider of treated wood, wood treatment chemicals and carbon compounds, has announced Ashley CoupGlobal Corporate Innovation Manager, pittsburgh magazineof 40 Under 40 Class of 2022.
every year pittsburgh magazine and PUMP Partners recognize 40 exceptional individuals under the age of 40, Pittsburgh Bringing their creativity, vision and passion to the region. 2022 class will be honored Friday, November 18th At rivers casino.
“At Coppers, we create corporate innovation programs that bring great ideas to life from employees at all levels and ultimately move the company forward,” said Coupe. It’s been a unique opportunity to be part of the journey so far and I’m excited for what’s to come.”
In 2017, Coup was the first employee hired as Innovation Manager at Koppers, tasked with bringing creative thinking and engagement to the long-standing manufacturing company. She has made great strides. For example:
- Led the design of the Koppers Innovation Space, a place for employees to connect and collaborate on the 29th floor of the Koppers building.
- Create a company-wide innovation program called iShare. It is a digital platform where employees can submit ideas and have them objectively evaluated for implementation.
- Conceptualize and promote the Koppers Idea Summits. This is a collection of small cross-functional teams to envision around a specific theme. The summit generated over 750 ideas, including Koppers’ first organically created startup.
Coup is a regular volunteer and an alumnus on the board of directors of Beverly’s Birthdays, a non-profit organization serving underprivileged children. Pittsburgh An area to celebrate their birthdays. The Coup raises funds, acts as an ambassador for the organization, and spearheads the annual Koppers toy movement, with over 300 toys donated.
“Through her meaningful work, Ashley has fostered a grassroots culture of innovation and positively impacted the culture of Coppers. Leroy Ball, Coppers President and CEO. “The ideas she helped implement led to new revenue streams and expanded the company’s influence. We are proud to have Ashley join our team.”
Koppers, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvaniais a comprehensive global provider of treated wood products, wood treatment chemicals and carbon compounds. Our products and services are used in a variety of niche applications in a variety of end markets including railroads, specialty chemicals, utilities, residential wood, agriculture, aluminum, steel, rubber and the construction industry. We serve our customers through a comprehensive global manufacturing and distribution network, including joint ventures. North America, South America,Australia, EuropeKoppers Holdings Inc. stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “KOP”.
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