SUMMERLIN, NEV. (Aug. 3, 1:30 p.m. ET) — In this latest video installment of Plastics News' recurring Lessons in Leadership series, Brenan Riehl of GW Plastics Inc. discusses how his early experience at General Electric Co. set him on the path to pursue intelligent, capable employees — a key to his success.
Riehl, president and CEO of GW Plastics, says his work at GE surrounded him with intelligent people who helped him “think entrepreneurially,” and brought him to a career-defining idea: hire smart people and get out of their way and let them do their jobs.
Precision molder and contract manufacturer GW Plastics is based in Bethel, Vt.
Riehl was interviewed at PN's Executive Forum in Summerlin. The forum included a leadership workshop, where industry experts shared their philosophy on management best practices.