Names in the news: Macro, Husky, Conair, Plastics Pioneers, Teknor Apex, and ACS Group

03/18/2013

Jim Stobie has been appointed CEO at Macro Engineering & Technology Inc. (Mississauga, ON), filling a new position for the manufacturer of plastic film and sheet extrusion machinery. Stobie was promoted to CEO from his position as VP of sales and marketing. Mirek Planeta, president and founder of Macro, said in a release that Stobie will oversee engineering, manufacturing, sales, marketing and services at Macro. Macro created the CEO position to allow Planeta to set aside day-to-day operations of the business and focus on technical R&D efforts. Stobie joined Macro in 1993 and was the sales manager from 1997 to 2006. He rejoined Macro in 2012 after a 6-year stint as VP of sales at Brampton Engineering.

Husky Injection Molding Systems (Bolton, ON) appointed Mark Segal to be VP Finance and CFO, placing him on Husky's executive team and making him the head of the company's global finance organization. Segal was most recently COO of Canada Goose Inc., a manufacturer of outdoor clothing. Segal has past experience at Husky, serving as director, treasury and finance from 1997 to 2000....
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