Liberty Diversified International Names Greg Theis President and CEO
Liberty Diversified International (LDI), a New Hope, Minn.-based manufacturer of packaging, office furniture and building products, announced Aug. 23 that Greg Theis has been selected to lead LDI as its President and CEO.
Theis will assume leadership for the day-to-day management of the company and will report to Mike Fiterman, Chairman of the Board. During the months ahead Fiterman and Theis will work side-by-side to ensure a smooth and successful transition.
Since 2018, Theis has served as Vice President of Liberty Diversified International, Packaging North Division, where he has been responsible for the company’s corrugated manufacturing facilities in Minnesota, Illinois, and Nebraska. Greg has more than 25 years of experience in the display and packaging industry and joined LDI from Menasha Packaging Company, where he was the company’s Sr. Vice President of Sales & Operations. For Menasha, Greg was responsible for multiple manufacturing sites including all U.S.-based corrugated and print manufacturing facilities. He also served as the West Regional Vice President, General Manager and Regional Sales and Marketing Manager.
“Greg’s wide-ranging experience has enabled him to develop expertise in various disciplines, including Strategic Planning, Operational Management, Merchandising Solutions, Supply Chain Solutions and Pricing,” said Mike Fiterman, Chairman of the Board at Liberty Diversified International. “Greg is a proven leader who embodies the family values of LDI and he is positioned to grow the business beyond this year’s goal of $1 billion.”
LDI is a privately held family of businesses with more than 2,000 employees operating in multiple industries. With its foundation in paper and packaging, the company is more than 100 years old.
Liberty Diversified International is an $800 million privately held family of businesses with more than 2,000 employees operating in the following industries: paper and packaging; furnishings and organization products for the office; and building and architectural products. With roots in the corrugated fiberboard business, the company, founded in 1918, is headquartered in the Minneapolis suburb of New Hope, MN, and has 23 facilities throughout the U.S. and Mexico. To learn more, visit www.libertydiversified.com.