June 28, 2007 -- Sandy Hook, CT -- Donald R. Droppo Jr. is the new Senior Vice President of Marketing at Curtis Packaging, one of the nation’s leading packaging design and printing facilities.
Droppo steps up to the position after serving for three years as Vice President of Marketing at Curtis, a tenure that saw the company’s business and revenues rise dramatically. In his new role, Droppo will continue to be responsible for all corporate strategy, corporate marketing and communications, product marketing, field marketing and all sales support programs.
“We are moving Don up to a senior level because he is has made Curtis Packaging’s marketing program a vital element of our continued growth,” says Donald R. Droppo, Chairman & CEO of Curtis Packaging.
“To cite just a few examples, Don is a leader in raising the environmental consciousness of our industry, proving to our clients and to our competitors that being eco-friendly is good business. He has directed public relations and direct mail campaigns that have both brought us new business and raised awareness of our brand. And he has supervised the development of the Curtis website, making it one of the most useful and attractive in the packaging industry.”
Prior to his appointment as Curtis’ marketing chief in April 2004, Droppo held various marketing and sales management positions at General Reinsurance, a Berkshire Hathaway company, located in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a graduate of the University of Vermont and holds degrees in both Marketing and Finance.