MOD-PAC CORP. Appoints Marie Smith Chief Information Officer
Monday, May 23, 2005
BUFFALO, N.Y.--May 20, 2005--MOD-PAC CORP., a specialized commercial printer and manufacturer of custom paper board packaging, announced today that Marie Smith has joined its executive management team as Chief Information Officer. Ms. Smith was most recently Corporate Vice President and Chief Information Officer with Bausch and Lomb Inc. and brings to MOD-PAC a strong, results driven history of integrating information technology with business strategy to achieve organizational goals. Daniel G. Keane, President and CEO of MOD-PAC, commented, "A key competitive advantage for MOD-PAC is our aggressive use of technology for providing on demand print. With the launch of PrintLizard(R), a unique online printing service providing commercial print buyers direct access to high quality printing, we are committed to further leveraging technological solutions to meet our customers' needs. Ms. Smith will fill a vital role in our organization developing robust information management systems for our customers' print needs. We are extremely fortunate to benefit from her extensive experience and leadership in the successful development and implementation of enterprise wide technology platforms." At Bausch and Lomb for 5 years, Ms. Smith established and delivered a global information technology strategy, focusing on improving business process capabilities in the areas of operational, supply chain, financial and human resource management. Prior to that, Ms. Smith spent fifteen years at the Kellogg Company in Battle Creek, Michigan, where she progressively expanded her responsibilities to include global information strategy, application development and technology services. Ms. Smith graduated from Ferris State University with a B.S. in Business Administration.