Pretium Packaging (Chesterfield, MO), one of the biggest makers of plastic bottles and containers in the U.S., has appointed Paul Kayser as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective February 15, 2016. Pretium is a portfolio company of San Francisco-based Genstar Capital.
Kayser comes to Pretium from Nypro (Clinton, MA), where he served as Group President of Nypro Packaging, a business he founded within Nypro back in 2005. His background includes 25 years of experience in the manufacturing and packaging industries.
In his role as Group President, Mr. Kayser ran all aspects of the business and managed nine locations across the U.S., Mexico and Europe. Prior to joining Nypro, Mr. Kayser spent several years at Manufacturers Services Ltd., a global contract electronics manufacturer.