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July 10, 2014 - SPE posted position of managing director with Gros Executive Recruiters. Position will combine tasks of current commercial director and current managing director, and be based at SPE headquarters office. SPE international CEO Willem De Vos said whoever fills managing director position "will play a key role in SPE’s strategy of reaching out more effectively to a vast North American audience of young industry people who stand to benefit from what our organization has to offer."

SPE Starts Recruitment Process for New Managing Director

Society of Plastics Engineers, Inc
13 Church Hill Rd.
Newtown, CT, 06470

Press release date: July 7, 2014

NEWTOWN, CT, U.S.A. – The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) has begun the process of recruiting a new managing director, it was announced today. SPE has posted the position with Gros Executive Recruiters.

The new managing director will combine tasks of the current commercial director and the current managing director, who are both retiring soon. Based at the SPE headquarters office (which will soon be relocated from Newtown to Danbury, CT), the new managing director will focus on the North American operations of SPE and report to SPE’s international CEO, Willem De Vos.

“The new managing director will play a key role in SPE’s strategy of reaching out more effectively to a vast North American audience of young industry people who stand to benefit from what our organization has to offer,” said Mr. De Vos. “SPE’s operations have been improved substantially over the last year, but more investments in new technologies are needed in the coming period.”

“Our directive from SPE is to source candidates with a track record of success in a commercial aspect of the plastics industry,” said Dennis Gros, head of Gros Executive Recruiters. “To me, that reinforces the commitment of SPE to serve its membership and the industry with relevant leadership.”

The managing director position is posted at http://

THE SOCIETY OF PLASTICS ENGINEERS (SPE) is the premier source of peer-reviewed technical information for plastics professionals. Founded in 1942, SPE takes action every day to help companies in the plastics industry succeed by spreading knowledge, strengthening skills, and promoting plastics. Employing these vital strategies, SPE has helped the plastics industry thrive for over 70 years. SPE has become the recognized medium of communication among scientists, engineers, and technical personnel engaged in the development, conversion, and application of plastics. For more information, please visit

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Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706 U.S.A.
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