Rye Brook, New York, January 9, 2017 – Precision Global, a leading global manufacturer of aerosol valves, actuators and other dispensing solutions across a variety of end markets, today announced that Claudio Contini has been appointed Vice Chairman of Precision Global’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.
Mr. Contini brings over 25 years of value-added packaging experience to Precision. He previously served as Group Chief Executive Officer of Coster Group, a multinational provider of aerosol spray, dispensing packaging components and filling machines operating in four continents, overseeing approximately 1,000 employees.
Robert Strauss, a Director of Precision Global, said, “On behalf of the Board, we are very excited to welcome Claudio to Precision Global’s Board of Directors. Claudio is a recognized leader in the value-added packaging industry. His direct and extensive experience with relevant products, geographies, customers and end markets is an extremely strong fit. We are confident this experience will prove extremely valuable in both helping provide strategic guidance as well as supporting the Company’s talented executive team in executing against numerous growth opportunities.”
Mario Barbero, Chief Executive Officer of Precision Global, said, “Personally and on behalf of the executive team, I’m delighted that Claudio has joined the Precision Global Board of Directors. His wealth of experience providing innovative dispensing solutions to a multinational customer base is nearly unparalleled, and the executive team is very much looking forward to leveraging his expertise and strategic guidance as an important resource in our continued pursuit of transformational growth around the globe.”
Mr. Contini said, “It is my honor and pleasure to join the Precision Global Board of Directors. Precision Global’s position as a leading aerosol and dispensing solutions manufacturer is well-established, and I’m eager to provide my full support to the team in further cementing Precision’s place at the forefront of the industry.”
Prior to joining Coster in 1990, Mr. Contini worked for 11 years in various manufacturing, sales and marketing roles at IBM, a leading global information technology company. Mr. Contini holds a Master’s degree in industrial engineering from Politecnico di Milano.
About Precision Global
Founded in 1949, Precision Global is the inventor of the modern aerosol valve and a leading global manufacturer of aerosol valves, actuators and other dispensing solutions for a variety of end markets, including personal care, household, food & beverage, industrial and pharmaceutical. Based in New York, the Company operates a multinational network of facilities spanning 15 countries on six continents. For more information about Precision Global, please visit precisionglobal.com.