WS Packaging Group announces new CEO

Special to The Freeman

March 26, 2014

GREEN BAY -  The WS Packaging Group Inc. announced that Fred C. Tinsey has been named as the company's new chief executive officer, effective Mar. 31.

Tinsey joins the company after serving as the chairman for OE Quality Friction Corporation. He had previously served as the president of Murray's Auto Sales and as a partner with the Price Waterhouse accounting firm.

WS Packaging Group Inc. runs 21 manufacturing facilities that produce high-quality packaging products and is among the largest printing and label converting operations in North America.

It is owned by J.W. Childs Associates L.P., which is a private equity firm based in Boston that invests in middle-market growth companies.

Tinsey will replace Rex Lane, who left the company to pursue a personal business opportunity after serving in as its CEO since 2010.