CINCINNATI, OH (August 6, 2014) – Michelman has strengthened its expanding global presence with the hiring of Mr. Jeff Rodgers as the company’s new CFO. Effective July 31, 2014, Rodgers has assumed responsibility for Michelman’s global financial management.
According to Mr. Steve Shifman, President and CEO at Michelman, “Our Company is increasingly active in the Americas, Europe and Asia, with a growing footprint, and a complex array of assets around the world. Jeff brings the strong global financial leadership skills we need, at a time when we are experiencing rapid growth and expansion on three continents. Our many customers, in all corners of the world, have come to expect best-in-class products and service from Michelman. Jeff will be counted on to bring that same best-in-class philosophy to our global financial departments.”
With a strong international M&A background, Mr. Rodgers will also be responsible for managing financial aspects of Michelman’s future acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic partnerships.
Mr. Rodgers is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati, and has held senior leadership and C-suite positions at companies including Aurora Casket Company, Panini, Crane Co., and General Electric.
Michelman is a global developer of water-based barrier and functional coatings for flexible film packaging, paperboard, and corrugated cartons; and water-based surface modifiers, additives and polymers for numerous industries including wood and floor care, industrial coatings, inks, fibers, composites, and construction products. Michelman serves its multinational and regional customers with production facilities in the U.S., Europe and Singapore, and a worldwide network of highly trained field technical support personnel.
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