Dennis Smith is out as CEO of Milacron Holdings Inc. (Cincinnati, OH), with board of director member Tom Goeke named as his replacement. Melissa Wink, Milacron's director of corporate communications and external relations, told PlasticsToday she was not at liberty to discuss the circumstances of Smith's departure, but she said Smith, who headed the business since 2009, had been a "fantastic addition to Milacron, who led the company through some very tough times."
Goeke joined Milacron's board two and a half months ago, coming to the manufacturer of plastics processing equipment and industrial fluids from plastic packaging manufacturer Klöckner Pentaplast Group, where he served as CEO from July 2005 until May 2011. Wink said Milacron is not actively seeking a replacement for Goeke on its board of directors. ...