Genstar-backed Pretium Packaging recruits Kayser as president/CEO

Friday, Feb 05, 2016

Pretium Packaging, a leading supplier of custom rigid plastic packaging solutions, today announced that Paul Kayser has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer, effective February 15, 2016.

Mr. Kayser brings 25 years of experience in the manufacturing and packaging industries. Since 2008, Mr. Kayser served as Group President of Nypro Packaging, a business he founded within Nypro in 2005. Since its founding, Nypro Packaging has become a global provider of manufactured precision plastic products.

In his role as Group President, Mr. Kayser managed all aspects of the business and oversaw nine locations across the U.S., Mexico and Europe. Prior to joining Nypro, Mr. Kayser spent several years at Manufacturers Services Limited, a global contract electronics manufacturer.

Mr. Kayser said, “I am pleased to be joining Pretium, a company with a talented workforce and an unparalleled reputation for delivering high quality products with flexible, responsive service to its customers. Together, we will take Pretium’s strong foundation as a customer solutions provider to new heights. In addition, by further strengthening our customer relationships and expanding our packaging product offerings and capabilities, we will build on Pretium’s positive business momentum. I look forward to working alongside Pretium’s team as we position the Company for future growth and success.”

David Golde, Principal at Genstar Capital, which acquired Pretium in 2014, commented, “On behalf of Pretium’s shareholders, we are delighted to welcome Paul as the new President and CEO of Pretium. Paul has extensive industry experience and a successful operating philosophy, making him the ideal leader to take Pretium to the next level as the Company accelerates its organic growth and continues its focus on strategic acquisitions. With Paul’s vision and leadership, we are confident Pretium will continue to deliver high quality products and superior value to our customers, ensuring we not only meet but exceed their expectations.”

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