Davis-Standard: Consolidation of Structure
Davis-Standard, LLC, Pawcatuck, CT/USA, consolidates its global sales and marketing team, combining the company’s extrusion and converting equipment lines into one product portfolio. Leading this charge is Bob Florence who has been hired as Davis-Standard’s vice president of Global Sales and Marketing. Florence will oversee the direction of the company’s sales, product management, marketing and proposal/estimating groups worldwide. In this role, he will be responsible for the strategic direction of each product line to support customer needs while driving consolidated global sales to reach business goals. Florence is bringing more than 21 years of sales and marketing, supply chain, and business development leadership experience having worked at GE Plastics, Apple and most recently, Solazyme.
With this change, Jim Murphy has been appointed to the role of vice president of Product Line Management, reporting to Florence. Murphy, who has been with Davis-Standard in various leadership roles for more than 23 years, will be responsible for providing guidance and direction to product line leaders, and developing customer-focused business strategies. Mark Panozzo, who served as president of Converting Systems, has decided to pursue opportunities outside of Davis-Standard.
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