McCarthy Bertschy Recruits VP Human Resources to ASG Worldwide

McCarthy Bertschy is pleased to announce that Ms. M.J. Dickson was named Vice President of Human Resources – Americas at ASG Worldwide. She reports to Mr. Michael Ukropina (President and CEO) and Mr. Mark Caines (CEO – Americas). M.J. will be based at the company's headquarters in Stamford, CT.

M.J. joined ASG Worldwide from Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, a leading flavored carbonated soft drink company in the Americas and an innovator and marketer of non-carbonated beverages. As Director of Human Resources, she had responsibility for 3,000 employees, 6 manufacturing plants and 27 distribution and direct sales sites.

M.J. holds an MA in Public Communications from Fordham University and a BA (with Honors) from St. Bonaventure University. M.J. began her career in Human Resources, serving in roles of increasing responsibility at companies including Mitsubishi International Corporation, Cendant Direct Marketing and zUniversity.com.

About ASG Worldwide

In August 2011, Atlas holdings purchased Shorewood Packaging from International Paper and merged it with AGI World to form ASG Worldwide, a specialized global printing and packaging company that makes innovative packaging products for the entertainment, music, video game, technology and telecom, beverage and personal care industries. ASG Worldwide employs approximately 3,000 employees and has manufacturing and creative services offices across the globe.

ASG Worldwide is a portfolio company of Atlas Holdings, LLC, an industrial holding company and investment firm with operations in the United States, Canada and Europe. Atlas' businesses are engaged in a broad spectrum of industries, including food and agriculture, building materials and wood products, pulp and paper, packaging, distribution, energy, capital equipment and industrial business services. Atlas specializes in the purchase of middle market companies, via carve-outs and corporate divestitures, in industries it understands well by virtue of historic involvement and experience.

For further information, please see www.asg-worldwide.com.

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