Rich Grimley, currently sector director for Rexam’s North American operations, has been named director of group operations for Rexam PLC effective 1 January 2015.
Grimley has led Rexam’s North America business as sector director since 2012. He joined the company in 2001 as vice president manufacturing and proceeded through levels of increasing responsibility to become chief operating officer for Rexam’s North and South American beverage can businesses.
He previously worked for National Can, American National Can, Reynolds Metals and Ball Corporation in various operations leadership roles. He was also a principal owner of Bev-Pak Inc, a US beverage can manufacturer. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa and received an MBA in 1984 from Benedictine University.
Claude Marbach will assume Grimley’s role as sector director North America.
Marbach joined Rexam in 1992 as an engineer and has spent the last 22 years moving through roles of increasing responsibility, culminating in his most recent position as vice president sales & marketing for North America.
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