President & CEO
Mark is a seasoned global business leader with more than 20 years’ experience building, developing and leading high-performing teams. His vision for Multi-Pack Solutions is to be the premier contract packaging and manufacturing partner in the industry through an unwavering commitment to premium quality, innovation, speed-to-market, and proactive ideas for our customers. To achieve this, Mark is championing a customer-centric culture that engages customers from the concept stage through project completion, along with the adoption of lean and Six Sigma practices to eliminate waste and streamline processes throughout the business.
Prior to Multi-Pack Solutions, Mark held a variety of leadership and general management positions in both Eaton Corporation and Danaher Corporation, most recently as President of the Veeder-Root Operating Company at Danaher. Mark has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Pennsylvania State University and master’s degrees in business administration and engineering management from Northwestern University.
Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Steve has a broad set of industrial sales and marketing experience, recently serving as Vice President of the North American Industrial Automation and Global Aerospace & Defense Business at Kollmorgen Corp (a Danaher company). Prior, Steve held the position of VP/GM for Kollmorgen’s global Automated Guided Vehicle business, based in Gothenberg Sweden; Vice President of Marketing and Vice President of Global Accounts at Danaher; and in various capacities at PartsSource LLC, Rockwell Automation, Accelent Systems, and Xycom Automation. Steve holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Western Michigan University.
Kaustubh has extensive experience working in steel, aerospace, outdoors and textile industries. He is an accomplished financial executive with 21 years’ experience, including back-to-back successful sale transactions at Confluence Water Sports (the world’s largest producer of kayaks and canoes) and Piper Aircraft Inc. (a legendary general aviation company). Kaustubh’s background is as a mechanical engineer, and he completed his Master of Financial Management at the University of Mumbai.
Christina R Stroud
Director of Human Resources
Christina has manufacturing in her blood. She worked for BMW Manufacturing Corp. for 15 years (where she led the human resources effort during two plant expansions and developed BMW’s global performance management program) and Proterra, a private equity start-up that creates the world’s most fuel-efficient battery electric buses (where she helped grow the team from 5 to 200 employees). Christina has a bachelor’s degree in finance and a master’s degree in human resource development, both from Clemson University.
Corporate Vice President of Quality
Polly has more than 30 years’ experience in the areas of FDA regulatory and compliance for drugs, medical devices and cosmetics, ISO 13485, management of quality systems, auditing, contract manufacturing & packaging, microbiology, validation, calibration, gamma sterilization and EPA regulatory. Before joining Multi-Pack Solutions, she worked within Bausch & Lomb’s quality department and Becton Dickinson’s microbiology division. Polly is a graduate of Lander University with a major in biology education and minor in history.
Vice President & General Manager – Milwaukee & Greenville
Joe started his career at Milliken, a global textile and chemical leader, where he achieved the Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance Excellence Award and Special Award as plant manager. He has more than 27 years of manufacturing and contract packaging experience and has held positions in all facets of manufacturing, from process engineering to quality assurance to production management. Joe is responsible for operations in Multi-Pack Solutions’ Milwaukee and Greenville facilities.
Vice President & General Manager – Mt. Prospect
Rick brings more than 25 years of experience in the pharmaceuticals, biologics, industrial manufacturing and chemical/consumer goods to the Multi-Pack Solutions team. He is an operations and quality excellence leader, with prior work experience at Catalent/Cardinal Health, Dow Chemical and PCI Pharma Services. Rick is a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Quality Engineer with the American Society for Quality, as his focus is on developing and leading the Chicago management team to dramatically improve operating performance and customer loyalty.