AKRON, Ohio — Myers Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MYE) announced today that Michael Valentino has joined the Company as Vice President, General Manager of Myers do Brasil, Novel, Scepter and Ameri-Kart.
Prior to joining Myers Industries, Valentino spent over fifteen years with The Marmon Group, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, holding numerous leadership positions. Most recently, he served as sector president of Marmon Foodservice Technologies and president of Prince Castle and Silver King. In that role, Valentino had full P&L responsibility for $120 million, was responsible for five global P&L statements and four manufacturing facilities within North America and Asia. During his tenure with Marmon, Valentino was instrumental in increasing shareholder value by improving margins, optimizing resources and developing a pipeline of innovative new products.
President and Chief Executive Officer John C. Orr said, “Mike’s extensive background in strategic leadership makes him a valuable asset to the Myers team. His proven track record of driving new product development and improving operational performance will be instrumental in executing our growth strategy within material handling.”
Valentino holds a bachelor of science in marketing and finance from Syracuse University.