CHATHAM, N.Y. - Custom injection molder Crellin Inc. has announced several personnel changes. Les Lak was named executive vice president for the Chatham company. The position was created to give President Mike Dranichak more time to concentrate on Crellin International and acquisition opportunities, the firm said.
Lak is succeeded as vice president-manufacturing by Jim Yeager, who most recently managed manufacturing operations in Europe for parent Sonoco Products Co.
Dennis Norman was named manager of recycling and reclamation. Norman will focus entirely on purchasing recycled material and developing recycling strategies.
Mike Tucker replaced Pete Olsta as vice president of sales and marketing. He had been a market manager for Sonoco's high density film division. Olsta was named marketing manager-plastic products, for Sonoco's Industrial Product Division. Bill Leidel replaces Norm Worden as tooling manager.