SPARTANBURG, S.C. (February 6, 11 a.m. ET) – Christian Ragot has been named CEO of flexible packaging company Exopack Holding Corp.
Ragot most recently served as president and CEO of Novariant Inc., a company that serves the GPS and other positioning control systems sectors.
Ragot joins Exopack on Feb. 13, and he will assume a role held temporarily by Tom Vale, according to a news release. Vale will continue to serve as president, chief operating officer and secretary of the company.
“Chris brings more than 25 years of operational experience, many of them in senior management positions and has earned a reputation as a trusted and respected leader,” said Jack Knott, the company's chairman and former CEO, in a release. “His diverse background in technology and industrial manufacturing will help Exopack drive its strategic initiatives.”
Ragot will be based at the company's executive offices in Chicago.