CHICAGO, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rexam, a global consumer packaging company and one of the largest beverage can manufacturers in the world, is proud to announce that the President and CEO of its North American beverage can business, Rich Grimley, has been named to the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) Board of Trustees. The MSI, the first interactive museum in North America, has a vision to inspire and motivate children to achieve their full potential in science, technology, medicine and engineering.
Rich joined Rexam in 2001, as vice president of Manufacturing and proceeded through levels of increasing responsibility leading up to his previous position as Chief Operating Officer for Rexam's North and South American beverage can businesses. Rich previously worked for National Can, American National Can, Reynolds Metals and Ball Corporation in various operations leadership roles. He was also a principal owner of Bev-Pak, Inc., a beverage can manufacturer.
Rich was raised in the Chicago suburbs and is a 1980 graduate of the University of Iowa. He received his MBA in 1984 from Benedictine University.
The Rexam beverage can business in North America is a more than $2 billion per annum revenue business serving some of the largest and most recognizable beverage brands in the world. Rexam is a leading consumer packaging company based in London, with approximately $7 billion in revenue.
About the Museum of Science and Industry
The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) offers thousands of fun and interactive exhibits and one-of-a-kind, world-class experiences to inspire the inventive genius in everyone. Through its Center for the Advancement of Science Education (CASE), MSI also aspires to a larger vision: to inspire and motivate children to achieve their full potential in science, technology, medicine and engineering. Come visit and find your inspiration! MSI is open 9:30–4 p.m. every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas day. The Museum is supported in part through the generosity of the people of Chicago through the Chicago Park District. For more information, find MSI online at msichicago.org or call (773) 684-1414 or (800) GO-TO-MSI outside of the Chicago area.
Rexam is a global consumer packaging company. We are one of the leading global beverage can makers and a major global player in rigid plastic packaging for healthcare applications. We are business partners to some of the world's most famous and successful consumer brands. Our vision is to be the best global consumer packaging company.
We have 67 plants in 24 countries and employ 11,100 people. Our sales from ongoing operations in 2012 were in the region of $7 billion. Rexam is a member of the FTSE 100 and its ordinary shares are listed with the UK Listing Authority and trade on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol REX. For further information, visit www.rexam.com.
For additional information, please contact Lisa Miner at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago at 773-947-6005 or Greg Brooke at Rexam at 773-399-3362.