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PSI Expands Leadership

Brad Bastion – VP Sales & Marketing

June 1, 2017. Brad Bastion joins Plastic Suppliers as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Americas. Mr. Bastion’s industry experience includes leading national business development teams at Inteplast Group, Berry Plastics and Printpack. Brad holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University. “We are thrilled to have Brad join our senior leadership team. His commercial and technical skills will help us continue to grow profitably with the existing and new products and markets we serve” according to George Thomas, Pres. and CEO.

Christine Schaefer – Director of Marketing

December 4, 2017. Plastic Suppliers announced today that Christine Schaefer will join the company as Director of Marketing for all global operations. “Christine Schaefer is a tenured Marketing leader with a career built in the flexible packaging industry” according to Brad Bastion, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Prior to joining PSI, Christine held senior market development positions at Amcor Flexibles, Alcan Packaging and CCL. Chris has an MBA from Loyola University Chicago’s Quinlan School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Bowling Green State University.

Dr. Laura Wallenberg – SQF Practioner

January 2, 2018. Plastic Suppliers announced today that Laura Wallenberg has joined the company to lead The Company’s SQL implementation. Laura has a Bachelor of Professional Studies from the Culinary Institute of America, an MBA from Franklin University and a Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership.

Gunther Winnerl – Global Key Account Manager

January 4, 2018. Plastic Suppliers announced today that Gunther Winnerl will join the company’s commercial account team as a Global Key Account Manager. Gunther is based in Munich Germany and is responsible for the Strategic Business Development of key PSI global accounts. He has a 15 years of experience in Business Development and Commercial Operations within the films industry and most recently Head of Sales Specialty Films at Bayer MaterialScience and Covestro AG.  Guenther has an MBA of Science from Landshut University of Applied Sciences.

Harvi Basko – Director of Information Technology

Harvi Basko is responsible for the global operation of IT, which includes the infrastructure and the application (ERP) teams. Harvi has extensive experience building IT teams as well as analyzing and improving companywide process by enhancing IT systems. Most recently, Harvi lead the IT infrastructure team at VRI in Franklin, OH. Prior to that, Harvi spent many years at Select Industries in Dayton, OH as the IT Manger where he lead the implementation of a new manufacturing ERP system. Harvi received his MBA from Wright State University and his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering from The Ohio State University.