Melanie Ditore Melanie Ditore is the Manager of Talent Acquisition at Essentra plc, a leading global manufacturer and distributor of plastics, fiber, foam and packaging products. In her role she is focused on leading the acquisition of talent for management roles across the Americas Region as well as developing a branding strategy and advancing the Essentra brand across the market and professional communities. She is also responsible for leading the company’s global graduate recruitment program.

Melanie received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Communications from North Central College in 1995. She has been involved with several professional HR organizations during her career including Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC) and the Illinois Diversity Council.