McCarthy Bertschy Recruits CEO to Wind Point Partners Portfolio Company

McCarthy Bertschy is pleased to announce that Mr. Scott Almquist recently joined Vee Pak Inc., a Wind Point Partners portfolio company, as Chief Executive Officer.

Scott's 30-year career in consumer-packaged goods includes executive leadership roles at established and emerging private equity-backed consumer products companies. Most recently, he served as Chief Customer Officer & President of Retailer Brands at Sun Products Corporation.  In this role, he led profitable sales growth achieved through strategic partnerships with top retail customers. Prior to Sun Products, Scott held senior executive and commercial leadership roles at Procter & Gamble and The Evenflo Company.

Joining Scott on Vee Pak's Board of Directors are David Stott and Nathan Brown of Wind Point, as well as CPG industry veterans Jamie Egasti, John Rice, Steven Stanbrook, and David White. These executives bring a combined 150 years of experience creating value in senior leadership roles at Procter and Gamble, Unilever, SC Johnson, Campbell's Soup, and Catalina Marketing.

Scott received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Michigan.  Please join us in extending warmest congratulations.

 

About Vee Pak Inc.

Founded in 1989, Vee Pak is a fully-integrated contract manufacturer of personal and beauty care products, including cosmetic and OTC-certified skin care, bath and shower, hair care and sun care products. Headquartered near Chicago, the Company operates an OTC-certified manufacturing facility in Countryside, Illinois, a state-of-the-art distribution center in Hodgkins, Illinois and a manufacturing and distribution center in New Albany, Ohio. Vee Pak seeks to deliver to its customers the highest quality products, leveraging its flexibility, R&D capabilities and supply chain expertise.

Additional information about Vee Pak is available at www.veepak.com.

About Wind Point Partners

Wind Point Partners is a private equity investment firm that has raised over $3 billion in commitments since 1984. Wind Point focuses on partnering with top caliber management teams to acquire middle market businesses where it can establish a clear path to value creation.

Wind Point is an active investor in the co-manufacturing consumer products industry. Select recent investments include Gehl Foods, Shearer's Foods, Hearthside Food Solutions, and Ryt-Way Industries.

Additional information about Wind Point is available at www.windpointpartners.com.

 

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