Board Converting News, August 22, 2022

Akers Packaging Service Group Names Marino New President

Flaherty To Leave ICPF With A Legacy Of Success

Middletown, Ohio based Akers Packaging Service Group has appointed Gene Marino as its President. Marino most

The International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) has announced that its President, Richard Flaherty, will be leaving the Foundation in October for a new opportunity.

recently served as Executive VP for Akers Packaging since joining the company in August of 2020. Previ- ously, he worked in leadership po- sitions at Rusken Packaging, Evolu- tion Capital Partners, and Innerpac. “Gene has a wealth of experience in the corrugated industry and in grow-

Tim Bergwall, ICPF acting Chair- man, will work with the Board of Di- rectors in the coming months to ini- tiate a search for a new leader. “On behalf of the ICPF Board and the in- dustry, we would like to thank Rich-

Gene Marino

Richard Flaherty

ing companies organically and by acquisition,” said CEO Bill Akers. “He embraces our values and will continue to lead our company in our dedication to delighting our cus- tomers, delivering innovative solutions quickly!”

ard for his 16 years of service and valuable contributions to ICPF,” Bergwall said. “Among its many accomplishments under Richard’s leadership, the Foundation raised signifi- cant funding to establish or expand corrugated packaging

programs at 19 Universities and created a pipeline through which 100 – 150 students are annually recruited to the corrugated packaging industry.” Flaherty stated that the Foundation is well positioned for continued success into the future. “It has been very fulfilling to serve as a leader and president of ICPF and I will miss regularly seeing many industry friends, including former students who discovered the potential of the corrugated packaging industry through ICPF.”


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ARC Int’l Adds Jarrett To Tech Service Team

Charlotte, North Carolina based ARC Inter- national has announced that Dave Jarrett

has joined their tech- nical service team. Jarrett brings well over 20 years of flexo experience in ink and anilox roller/sleeve sales and service. “We’re extremely

Balemaster’s network of service providers across North America have capabilities ranging from emergency breakdown service to planned maintenance, and more. Combined with our multi-million dollar parts inventory at our Indiana factory, you can see how we’ll keep you maintained – and sustained – at a high level for years to come.

Dave Jarrett

fortunate to have someone on board with such seasoned skills as Dave’s,” said ARC President and CEO, Micheal Foran. “His ex- perience will surely be an asset to our cus- tomers.” ARC International’s team of engineering, coating, engraving and printing specialists have developed and introduced many new exclusive materials and engravings that have set the industry standard for many printers. Jarrett can be reached at djarrett@

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