Polyconcept Appoints Neil Ringel as New CEO
Polyconcept, New Kensington, Pa., announced the appointment of Neil Ringel as its new CEO, effective today. Ringel, whose resume most recently includes head of corporate development for Staples, will replace Gene Colleran, PCNA's CEO since 2015.
"We appreciate Gene's many contributions to Polyconcept and wish him the very best," Josh Klevens, managing director at Charlesbank Capital Partners, parent company of Polyconcept, said in a press release. "We are delighted to welcome Neil to the company, and are confident that his impressive experience and leadership track record will allow Polyconcept to continue its positive momentum while finding new and better ways to serve its customers and forge an even stronger future."
Ringel's 23-year stint at Staples included various executive roles across the company's salesforce, digitization, and merger and acquisition activity, as well as overseeing the company's promotional products business. During his time as president of North American delivery, he had a role in growing Staples' B2B division into a $10 billion business with more than 1.5 million customers.
"We are excited to welcome Neil to the Polyconcept family," David Nicholson, president of Polyconcept North America, said in a press release. "His leadership and experience—both within the B2B domain and our market—will be an asset to the company. We are looking forward to working with Neil to build upon Polyconcept's terrific foundation and to enhance our value to our distributor partners."
"Polyconcept is a market leader known for its innovation, global capabilities and strong customer service," Ringel said. "I am proud to join this talented, passionate management team, and look forward [to] leveraging my experience to help the company strengthen its position as a market leader."
For more information on Polyconcept, visit www.polyconcept.com.