Mize, the vice president of the global sector - food packaging solutions at Sealed Air, succeeds William Burke, formerly of Nordenia US, who served as chairman from March 2011.
Mize has worked in a range of packaging for perishable foods including fresh and processed meats, dairy products and prepared foods.
The board of directors was elected for a one year term by FPA voting members through a mail ballot and are made up of industry leaders from 28 flexible packaging companies.
Mize said: “It’s an honour to serve as chairman of the Flexible Packaging Association’s board of directors.
“I look forward to a productive year working with FPA members, and staff on a large number of projects.”