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Excel Packaging announces New President

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Chris Sommers steps into new leadership role as President

Excel Packaging is so excited to announce the promotion of Chris Sommers to the role of company President. For the prior 3 years, Chris has been working closely with the management team on key accounts, business strategy and marketing.

Chris received his Bachelor’s in Graphic Design and Digital Media from Laguna College of Art & Design. He’s bringing a keen eye for design trends, color management and customer brands to this new role. In addition to his design background, he recently received his MBA degree from Concordia University in Irvine, CA.

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Before joining Excel, Chris worked in product design, production and graphic design. He worked with brands like Vans, Hurley and Stussy and saw firsthand the importance of meeting customer design, quality and brand requirements. His time so far at Excel has allowed him to build key relationships with customers, discover opportunities for innovation, and work with the management team to continuously enhance customer service.

Mike Sommers will continue to be active as Chairman of the Board. His main roles will be to lead and shape long term company vision and guide Excel’s sustainability mission.

As best put by Mike: “Our company has been going through an exciting time, evolving and growing. Part of that growth has been the development of our management team, so I’m proud to see Chris step into this role and I have complete faith in him to lead our great team of experts to continued growth and success.”

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Chris is always happy to participate in or community events, like our Kids Around the World meal-packing event shown here.

Chris is really excited to step into this new role. “We have an especially talented team that is focused on transforming the business, elevating our customer experience, and continuing to unlock future growth opportunities,” he explains. “Together, we look forward to transforming the packaging industry through service, innovation, and sustainability.”

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