TAMPA, FL – Anchor Glass Container Corporation announced today that Chief Financial Officer Ken Wilkes has left the company to join another organization. Effective immediately, Don Leclair, Anchor Glass Board Member, will assume the role as Anchor Glass’s Interim Chief Financial Officer until a permanent successor to Mr. Wilkes is named. Mr. Leclair will also remain a Director on Anchor Glass’s Board.
“We are grateful for Ken’s contribution to Anchor Glass during seven years of service to the company. His leadership and expertise were instrumental for the company’s transformation and growth. We wish him success in his new role,” Anchor Glass’s Chief Executive Officer Nipesh Shah said. “We are excited for Don Leclair to assume the role of Interim CFO.”
The company has launched an external search to fill the CFO position.
About Anchor Glass
Anchor Glass is a leading North American manufacturer of premium glass packaging products. Anchor Glass has long-standing relationships with blue chip companies across the beer, liquor, food, beverage, ready-to-drink and consumer end-markets. The Company employs approximately 2,000 people and operates six manufacturing facilities located in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Minnesota, New York and Oklahoma, an engineering and spare parts facility in Illinois and a mold manufacturing facility in Ohio. For more information, please visit www.anchorglass.com
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