Bennington, NH—Monadnock Paper Mills, MPM, appointed Robert (Bob) McDonald as vice president of Manufacturing. McDonald assumed the role upon the retirement of Mark Lombardi, who demonstrated tremendous leadership during his 10 years at Monadnock Paper Mills, the company announced.
McDonald’s career began at Fox River Paper in Appleton, Wisconsin, where he held numerous positions of increasing responsibility. In his 16 years with Fox River, he advanced from the mill’s manager to become vice president of Operations. From Fox River, McDonald moved on to work for Green Bay Packaging, Finch Paper and most recently, Intertape Polymer Group, Inc.
With his leadership skills, McDonald achieved significant improvements in workplace safety by fostering a collaborative culture. He also has a proven track record implementing Lean/Six Sigma tools and driving Lean projects and Kaizen 5S events.
“With his strong asset management skills and experience in a specialty paper manufacturing environment, Bob is a tremendous addition to the executive management team at Monadnock,” said Richard Verney, Monadnock’s chairman and chief executive officer.
Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc., MPM
Monadnock Paper Mills (MPM) provides and custom engineers a range of paper products. They include technical/specialty papers as well as premium printing and packaging papers for leading brands worldwide.
The company’s ENVIPortfolio of products features fiber-based solutions that replace plastic for uses such as gift cards and tags. Moreover, working as a partner with its customers, Monadnock maintains a passion for the environment.