(Madison, WI) Placon, an industry leader in sustainable thermoformed packaging solutions for the food, retail, and medical markets, has promoted Daniel R. Gilbert to the President of Placon Corporation. This move recognizes Dan’s success as Chief Financial Officer and responds to Placon’s accelerated growth strategy.
Speaking on his new appointment, Dan commented, “I am honored to serve our exceptional team members in this leadership role and look forward to accelerating profitable growth and operational excellence to Placon by focusing our efforts on delivering a world-class customer experience.”
Dan has worked for Placon for seven years, where he has been instrumental in driving two acquisitions and profitable growth. Dan has over 30 years of combined experience in finance, sales, business development, and leadership. He has a diverse background in multiple industries, including manufacturing, technology, banking, and consumer products. Dan also served as an officer and aviator in the United States Marine Corps.
Dan Mohs, former President, will stay active in the company as CEO and Chairman of the Board. Dan stated, “I am pleased to promote Dan Gilbert to the role of President.
I have tasked him and am confident that through his leadership, we will double our business in five years while maintaining our long withstanding Placon Way family culture.”
For more information, call us at 800.541.1535 or visit www.placon.com.
For over 55 years, Placon has been a leader in designing and manufacturing custom and stock sustainable plastic packaging, producing innovative retail packaging, quality thermoformed and injection molded food packaging and protective packaging for medical devices. Placon delivers packaging breakthroughs that inspire better engagement between people and products. With a key focus on environmental responsibility, Placon is the world’s foremost sustainable packaging company. Placon has manufacturing operations in Madison, WI; West Springfield, MA; Elkhart, IN; Plymouth, MN; and Wilson, NC and is ranked in the top #20 in Plastics News 2021 Thermoformer Rankings. For more information, visit www.placon.com.