Kilgore, TX, February 16, 2015: Pak-Sher, a manufacturer of plastic take-out bags, food storage bags, deli-bags and food-handling products, today announced the appointment of Troy Fischer as Pak-Sher’s new president.
Troy comes to Pak-Sher from Henry Wurst, Inc. where he managed several departments and was the resident process improvement guru. Troy lead multiple process improvement initiatives across multiple divisions of the company, including a ground breaking workflow automation process for Xerox that became a case study in Real Business Magazine.
“Troy brings important leadership and technical skills to Pak-Sher, along with a creative and entrepreneurial mind-set that will serve us well. His low key, but results driven personality will fit in well with Pak-Sher’s culture,” said Herbert Stern, Chairman of the Board. “His expertise in Operations and innovative process improvement will help Pak-Sher leverage our manufacturing expertise to a whole new level. We are extremely pleased to have someone with Troy’s strong leadership skills on board.”
“I am very excited about the opportunity to serve as Pak-Sher’s leader,” said Fischer. “Pak-Sher’s values are a great fit with my own, and its track record of innovative product development, long-term commitment to the environment, and superb quality and customer service make me confident that, with the solid management team that is in place, Pak-Sher will continue to grow, grow green, and explore new market opportunities.”
In addition to Troy’s work at Henry Wurst, he was the founder and CEO of On Target Marketing LLC, a mass mailing operation which grew to be the largest mailing services company in Colorado. From On Target Marketing, Troy brings expertise in printing and converting, as well as Sales and Marketing. He also held positions at Data National Corporation in Sales and Operations, and served in the U.S. Air Force. Troy has an MBA from Colorado State University.