Rick Schwartz Appointed at Saxco International

37070c06-dddc-4817-b30d-feaae20a0690Rick Schwartz has been appointed as Senior Vice President/General Manager for all product lines for the East Coast and Canadian regions for Saxco International, LLC, it was announced today.

A top executive, with more than 30 years of business experience in sales, marketing, e-business services, purchasing and operations, he will be directly responsible for the overall management of the East Coast United States and Canadian regions encompassing all product lines of the world-wide packaging specialty company serving the wine, spirits, beer and food packaging industries. His responsibilities will include the total profit and loss for both regions, as well as the management and supervision of sales and marketing, operations and purchasing functions.

Prior to being appointed at Saxco International, he was employed for 20 years in numerous executive capacities by VWR International, LLC, of Radnor, PA, a leading global provider of products, services and solutions to laboratory and production facilities in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, government and healthcare industries with sales in excess of $4.3 billion. His most recent position was as Vice President of Business Development. Before that, he served as Vice President, General Manager, Service and Vice President of Sales Operations, Vice President of Global Accounts and Vice President of e-Business.

He holds a bachelor of arts degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and completed a Strategic & Timely Decision Making Program at the Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania. He also participated in business development courses at Baxter Management Institute, the Center For Service Leadership Council at Arizona State University and the Lean Six Sigma Executive Review at GENEDGE (Virginia Tech University). He is a resident of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania.

About Saxco International, LLC

Saxco International, LLC, “Your clear choice for premium packaging solutions,” has more than 30 years of industry experience, providing a broad range of packaging products and services to the liquor, wine, beer and food industries. The company’s products and services include expert consultation from design to development, as well as customized services for packing. Saxco is headquartered in suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with offices and warehouses in Louisville, Kentucky, Concord and Napa, California, Portland, Oregon, Tampa, Florida, Toronto, Ontario, Cincinnati, Ohio, Mountainside, New Jersey, Statesville, North Carolina, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Denver, Colorado and Qingdao, China. For additional information call 215-443- 8100, fax 215-443-8370 or on the web at www.saxco.com.

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Stu Coren, ROSEN COREN AGENCY, 215-741-2003