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Smyth Companies names new president

July 17, 2013

Smyth Companies has announced that Scott Fisher has been appointed to the role of president, effective June 17, 2013. He will report to John Hickey, CEO of Smyth Companies.

“Scott has over 32 years of experience in the packaging industry and brings a broad understanding of all operational and sales aspects of the business,” says John Hickey. “We believe that Scott’s extensive background in operations, sales and innovations, along with his M&A experience will have a significant impact on our growth strategy. His duties will include responsibility for all Smyth’s sales, manufacturing sites and future acquisitions.” 

Scott Fisher previously worked for Smyth from 1990 thru 1997. Prior to rejoining Smyth Companies as President, Fisher was COO of WS Packaging Group, a $425M packaging company with 18 locations and over 1,800 employees across the US and Mexico. Scott was instrumental in integrating more than 10 acquisitions during his 12 years with WS Packaging, leveraging synergies, developing leading edge technology and deploying sustainable competitive products that differentiated the WS Packaging brand.  

Since 1877, Smyth Companies, headquartered in St. Paul, MN, USA, has been providing quality package labels and service to some of the most recognized consumer product brands in the world. Smyth has manufacturing plants in Minnesota, Virginia, Massachusetts and Colorado.
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