NEENAH, Wis., July 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Menasha Packaging Company, a subsidiary of Menasha Corporation, announced today it has named Michael D. Riegsecker as its new president, effective September 1, 2018. Riegsecker previously was chief operating officer of Menasha Packaging. He joined the company in 1992 and will succeed Michael K. Waite, who recently announced his retirement as president of Menasha Packaging Company. With the elevation of Riegsecker to president of Menasha Packaging, Waite moves into the role of executive vice president of Strategy and Business Development where he will continue to support various growth and strategic initiatives until his December 31, 2018 retirement date.
Prior to his position as chief operating officer, Riegsecker held several progressive positions at Menasha Packaging, including general manager, group vice president and senior vice president of sales. He is a graduate of Purdue University and was with International Paper prior to Menasha Packaging.
"We welcome Mike Riegsecker into his new role as president of Menasha Packaging," said Jim Kotek, president and CEO, Menasha Corporation. "Mike has continuously demonstrated Menasha Corporation's values in action and brings a strong customer-centric orientation to his new role. We look forward to sustaining the high level of service and innovation required by today's top consumer packaged goods companies."
Added Riegsecker, "Menasha is a trusted supplier in the industry and our legacy of innovation is strong. I am excited and honored to lead our talented and dedicated employees and continue our tradition of delivering dependable, compelling value to our customers. This is a pivotal time in the retail environment. With industry-leading in-store and online packaging solutions, together with various services-related offerings, Menasha Packaging is well positioned to help our customers succeed, and I couldn't be more energized by our opportunities."
About Menasha Packaging Company
Menasha Packaging Company, LLC, based in Neenah, Wisconsin, is a subsidiary of Menasha Corporation and has approximately 3,500 employees at locations across North America. Menasha Packaging is a leading provider of customized graphic consumer packaging, merchandising solutions, e-commerce solutions, contract packaging and fulfillment services, corrugated packaging, food packaging, and shipping containers.
With a network of design, sales service centers, corrugated and paperboard manufacturing plants, and fulfillment facilities located throughout North America, the company's mission is to help its customers protect, move, and promote their products better than anyone else. Visit its website at www.menasha.com.
About Menasha Corporation
Menasha Corporation is a leading corrugated and plastic packaging manufacturer and supply chain solutions provider specializing in retail merchandising packaging and displays, plastic reusable containers and pallets, protective packaging interiors, and packaging supply chain and fulfillment services. Menasha Corporation's products and services are used by major food, beverage, consumer products, healthcare, pharmaceutical, industrial and automotive companies. Established in 1849, Menasha Corporation is one of America's oldest privately held, family-owned manufacturing companies. Headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin, the company employs approximately 6,400 employees in 120 facilities in North America and Europe. For more information, visit www.menashacorporation.com.