CARY, NC—Container Graphics Corp (CGC) announced three promotions within the company.
Graham Philip Saunders has been promoted to VP and chief operating officer (COO). Saunders has been the company’s VP of business development for the last six years. During that time, he led growth with key customers, spearheaded a strategic acquisition and helped define the company’s long-term strategies. He is also the grandson of the company’s founder, Philip Saunders.
Neil Saunders, president and CEO, commented, “I am extremely proud to have Graham leading and overseeing our operations. He is a proven manager, a dynamic leader and a creative thinker.”
Additionally, Brian Scott Bennett has been appointed VP of corporate accounts. Bennett was most recently responsible for CGC’s Western operations as VP western regional manager. In his new role, Bennett will lead the company’s relationships with its corporate corrugated customers.
COO Graham Saunders added, “Throughout his career with CGC, Brian has brought a consistent focus to our customers, their needs and our CS1 commitment to them. This is shown in the deep relationships that he has built at customers throughout the Western region. I am confident that Brian will apply this same level of commitment to his new role.”
In CGC’s Western region, James Arnold McGinnis has been promoted to western regional manager, where he will oversee CGC’s Modesto and Salt Lake City operations. Prior to his promotion he was the plant manager of the company’s Modesto, CA facility.
“In each step of James’s 33-year CGC career, he has shown a commitment to quality, attention to detail and level of focus that has enabled him to take every new responsibility to the next level of performance,” Saunders commented. “I have no doubt that he will do the same in his new role as western regional manager.”