Rye Brook, New York, April 4, 2016 – Precision Global, a leading global manufacturer of valves, actuators and other dispensing solutions across a variety of end markets, today announced that Victor Martinez has been appointed General Manager of Precision Mexico and Precision Venezuela, effective immediately. Precision Global’s current Latin America footprint includes plants in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and Venezuela. Mr. Martinez brings considerable plastic processing and packaging experience to Precision Global, and will report directly to Eugenio Bergoglio, Regional Manager of Precision Global’s Latin America operations.
Prior to joining Precision Global, Mr. Martinez served as a General Manger at Berry Plastics, a global and publicly traded multi-billion dollar corporation. While at Berry Plastics, Mr. Martinez managed a team of 350 employees and ensured continuous improvement of processes. Before joining Berry Plastics, Mr. Martinez spent more than 14 years with Graham Packaging Mexico, a global leader in plastic solutions with a strong presence in the Americas, Europe and Asia. During his tenure at Graham Packaging, Mr. Martinez worked across the business in various general managerial, product development and engineering roles.
Doug Hind, President and Chief Executive Officer of Precision Global, said, “We are excited to welcome Victor to the Precision Global team. We look forward to drawing on his expertise, as the company continues to maximize production efficiency and drive strategic sourcing.”
Eugenio Bergoglio, Regional Manager of Precision Global’s Latin American operations, said, “Victor is an accomplished industrial engineer with a proven track record of managing plastics processing and packaging facilities. He will be an integral member of the Precision Global Latin America regional team as we continue to grow productivity and efficiency across our plants.”
Mr. Martinez holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering with a specialty in Project Management from UNAM, Mexico City, as well as a Master’s Degree in International Business from both IPADE and Ivey Business School in Canada.
Precision Global is a portfolio company of Peak Rock Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm that invests in companies in North America and Europe.
About Precision Global
Founded in 1949, Precision Global is the inventor of the modern aerosol valve and a leading global manufacturer of 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 sixteen countries on six continents. For more information about Precision Global, please visit precisionglobal.com.
About Peak Rock Capital
Peak Rock Capital is a leading middle-market private equity firm that makes equity and debt investments in companies in North America and Europe. Peak Rock focuses on investing in opportunities where it can support senior management in driving rapid growth and profit improvement through operational and strategic change. Peak Rock’s principals have deep expertise in complex situations and cross border transactions, with the ability to provide tailored capital solutions and close transactions quickly where speed and certainty are priorities. For more information about Peak Rock Capital, please visit www.peakrockcapital.com.