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Shorr Packaging promotes Kevin Vrba to Chief Financial Officer

Wednesday, Nov 18, 2015

As an employee-owned company, Shorr Packaging Corp., a leader in strategic packaging products, equipment, and solutions, is pleased to announce the promotion of Kevin Vrba to Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Vrba began working at Shorr as the Controller in March 2014.  Prior to that, he held senior finance roles at Coopers Hawk, TopGolf, and Bar Louie, after spending 12 years in public accounting at Crowe Horwath.  He has led many efficient and effective financial teams and plans to leverage these past experiences in his new role assisting Shorr Packaging expand to a national footprint.

"I'm excited and feel extremely privileged to have the opportunity to work with such a rapidly growing Company, dedicated to its loyal employee-owner base," said Vrba.  "It's exhilarating to come to work each day.  I look forward to playing a key role in leading the Company toward the next objectives in our Strategic Plan."

The promotion of Vrba to the executive leadership team builds additional strength and accountability for Shorr Packaging.  In addition to the day-to-day operations of leading the accounting and finance division, Vrba will further develop the company's financial strategies by targeting and assessing the company's risk, treasury, and operations management.  By improving the financial reporting and structure, he will provide the executive and operations leadership a better measurement of the company's performance and value.  

Kevin Vrba received his Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy and a Minor in Mathematics from Northern Illinois University. He is a CPA and CGMA and a member of the AICPA.  Kevin currently resides in Batavia with his wife and three children.  He is a baseball enthusiast and coaches his son's youth team.

About Shorr Packaging Corp
Shorr Packaging Corp. is one of the nation's oldest and largest independent distributors of packaging materials and equipment. Headquartered in Aurora, Illinois, Shorr Packaging is a 100% employee-owned company specializing in comprehensive packaging solutions for businesses of any size and industry. Shorr represents automated equipment lines from industry leaders such as 3M, Lantech, Combi, Sealed Air and Wexxar/BEL that utilize state-of-the-art technology to streamline the entire packaging process. Shorr's wide selection of packaging and shipping supplies includes corrugated products, carton closure, pallet unitization products, protective packaging and flexible packaging, plus extensive capabilities in customized corrugated design. For more information about Shorr's packaging solutions, visit

Media contact:
Cassie Spenny
Shorr Packaging Corp

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