Canadian Packaging

TricorBraun Names New COO & Executive VP


May 17, 2010
by Canadian Packaging Staff

TricorBraun, headquartered in St. Louis, MO and one of the world’s leading packaging suppliers, has named George Dempsey chief operating officer and Mark Shepherd executive vice president.

“This evolution in TricorBraun’s management structure will continue to make our company stronger as well as position it for continued growth and profitability,” Keith Strope, company president and chief executive officer, sates.

Dempsey has assumed responsibility for the firm’s Design and Engineering department as well as its Marketing department and oversees the company’s strategic and global markets, along with international sourcing and business development as well as TricorBraun’s supply chain.

He will continue to be responsible for Caliber WinePak, a TricorBraun subsidiary and one of the nation’s leading providers of wine packages. Prior to his appointment as chief operating officer, Dempsey had been an executive vice-president.

Shepherd will continue his leadership of TricorBraun’s Dallas, Houston and San Antonio regions and will assume responsibility for additional regions that include: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Phoenix, Portland, Seattle, Denver, Salt Lake City and Seattle. He had been a regional vice-president prior to his appointment as executive vice-president.

For more information, visit www.tricorbraun.com.