Board Converting News, December 27, 2021

Michelman Announces (CONT’D FROM PAGE 32)


gy management, business development, regional leader- ship, and business segment leadership. Andrew Michelman, the company’s Chief Business De- velopment Officer and EVP, Asia and Fibers & Composites, will assume additional leadership responsibility for Michel- man’s Americas region and Coatings business segment. In his expanded role, he will oversee the commercial opera- tions in Asia and the Americas and manage the strategic directions and operations of the Fibers & Composites and Coatings business segments. Paul Griffith, Michelman’s Chief Marketing Officer & EVP, EMEA and Agriculture, will add leadership of its Print- ing & Packaging business segment to his responsibilities. He takes over the business segment’s leadership from Dr. Rick Michelman as he transitions to President & CEO. He will maintain his leadership over organization-wide Mar- keting, the EMEA region, and the Agriculture business segment. Jason Wise, appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2019, will assume the role of Chief Financial & Risk Officer re- sponsible for the direction and operations of Michelman’s Finance, Accounting, Legal, Regulatory, and Environmen- tal Health & Safety functions. Previous to joining Michel- man in 2012, He held senior-level managerial and auditing positions at global, mid-to-large-sized market companies, including Baker Concrete Construction, Sun Chemical, De- loitte, and Arthur Anderson. Kreg Keesee will remain as Chief Operating Officer (COO) after being appointed in 2020. He joined Michel- man in 2016 as Chief Supply Chain Officer and has since transitioned to Chief Administrative Officer and then COO. He currently has leadership and management responsibil- ity for Human Resources, Operations, Supply Chain, and Information Technology. Before joining Michelman, Mr. Keesee worked in finance at Procter & Gamble and held senior and executive leadership positions with Sun Chem- ical. “These executive appointments provide leadership continuity and support the momentum we have for deliv- ering on our purpose of Innovating a Sustainable Future,” said Steve Shifman, the company’s outgoing President and CEO. “We have deployed exceptional talent to ensure that we continue to be more vital and impactful than ever before, as there is increased demand for our sustainable solutions in the coatings, printing & packaging, and fibers & composites markets.” Shifman will transition to Executive Chair in 2022 af- ter leading the company for nearly twenty years. During his tenure, Michelman has expanded its global footprint and significantly grown in size and profitability. As a result, more than 50 percent of its business is currently being generated outside of the United States. “It’s an exciting time at Michelman,” added Shifman. “Our foundation is strong, and we are committed to build- ing the business for generations to come.”


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The EMBA group supports a complete line of corrugated converting machinery for the worldwide market. EMBA’s Quick Set technology enables the highest productivity across a broad range of converting equipment, from mini to super jumbo. EMBA also includes the McKinley jumbo line of flexo folder gluers and rotary die cutters as well as ser- vice, rebuilds and upgrades for both EMBA and McKinley.


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