TAMPA, FL – Nipesh H. Shah, President and CEO of Anchor Glass headquartered in Tampa, Florida, has announced the following addition to the Anchor Glass Senior Leadership Team today.
Stephen P. Jackson, Jr. has been named as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Jackson will be replacing Interim Chief Financial Officer Don Leclair, who will remain on Anchor’s board.
Prior to joining Anchor Glass, Jackson held positions as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer with Remington Outdoor Company and Driven Brands. Jackson brings over 25 years of proven leadership in finance. Jackson received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Nichols College and is a Certified Public Accountant. He will relocate to Tampa with his family.
Shah commented, “Stephen has a proven track record of developing capabilities and creating long term value for the key stakeholders. His experience and skills are well aligned with the culture of the company.” Shah added, “I wish to thank Don for the guidance he has provided me and the company over the past nine months. Don will continue to support our new CFO to ensure a smooth transition.”
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 glass manufacturing facilities located in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Minnesota, New York and Oklahoma. For more information, please visit www.anchorglass.com
CVC Capital Partners is a leading private equity and investment advisory firm. Founded in 1981, CVC today has a network of 23 offices and approximately 400 employees throughout Europe, Asia and the U.S. To date, CVC has secured commitments of over US$107 billion from some of the world’s leading institutional investors across its private equity and credit strategies. In total, CVC currently manages over US$65 billion of assets. Today, funds managed or advised by CVC are invested in 50 companies worldwide, employing c.310,000 people in numerous countries. Together, these companies have combined annual sales of over US$70 billion. For further information about CVC please visit: www.cvc.com
About BA Glass
Headquartered in Porto (Portugal), BA Glass is a leading European player in the glass packaging industry. In 2016, BA Glass achieved €581 million of sales and €191 million of EBITDA. BA Glass currently operates 12 glass manufacturing plants located in Portugal, Spain, Poland, Germany, Greece, Bulgaria and Romania. It produces 8.7 billion glass containers yearly and employs 3,800 people, after the acquisition of Agenda Glass in 2016, and that of Yioula Glass in early 2017. For further information about BA Glass please visit: www.baglass.com
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