Stouse LLC Announces Clay Davis as New President and CEO
Stouse LLC, New Century, Kan., announced that Clay Davis has been named president and CEO of the company, effective immediately. Davis succeeds Bruce Reed, who has announced his retirement after 14 years of leading the organization, but will remain active on the company's board of directors. Davis will be responsible for guiding the next phase of Stouse's growth and corporate development.
Davis has more than 25 years of experience in senior leadership, sales and marketing roles in the packaging, printing and food manufacturing sectors. He most recently served as vice president and general manager for Flint Group North America's packaging business, and has served in leadership positions with some of the most well-known consumer brands in the country.
"After an extensive search, we are very pleased to have found a leader of Clay's stature and experience," Reed said. "I feel very confident leaving this organization in his capable hands, and look forward to working with and supporting him as he builds upon the Stouse platform. We have ambitious growth plans for the company, and he is the right leader for the job."
"Stouse has a strong reputation for excellent service in the specialty printing industry, and I am thrilled to join the company," Davis said. "We plan to explore ways to innovate and help drive growth for our customers while upholding the high-value service our clients deserve."
"Bruce has been instrumental in building Stouse to its market-leading position," said Joe Heinen, managing director of Stouse parent company Goldner Hawn. "All of us at Goldner Hawn and the Stouse team are thankful for his vision, leadership, integrity and friendship over these many years. He is leaving behind an exceptionally strong organization poised for even more success in the future. We are thrilled to partner with a proven leader like Clay to continue to execute the exciting growth vision for Stouse."
For more information on Stouse LLC, visit www.stouse.com.