PLZ Aeroscience has appointed Gary Hendrickson as a senior advisor.
Hendrickson will play a key role in supporting president and CEO Aaron Erter in the company’s strategic growth and development efforts.
Hendrickson brings a proven track record of leadership, growth, and value creation to PLZ. In his new position, he will support PLZ’s management team in strengthening the firm’s value proposition for its customers and enhancing technology capabilities across the enterprise.
Before joining PLZ, Hendrickson was chairman, president, and CEO of the Valspar Corporation.
“I am thrilled to join PLZ as the company continues to grow and strengthen its leadership position across the markets it serves,” said Hendrickson.
“PLZ is respected across the industry for its partnership with customers, commitment to operational excellence and focus on safety. I look forward to partnering with Aaron [Erter] and the Pritzker Private Capital team as PLZ continued its relentless focus on bringing value to our customers.”
“Gary’s [Hendrickson] extensive leadership experience makes him the ideal partner to support PLZ’s continued growth and development as a world-class organisation,” said Erter.
“I have had the opportunity to work with him in the past and I am excited about the value I know he will bring to our organisation.”
Terry Sutter, operating partner at Pritzker Private Capital, added: “Over the last five years, we have partnered with PLZ as the company established itself as the market leader in speciality aerosol and liquid manufacturing.
“PLZ has entered new markets and products through a series of add-on acquisitions increased its footprint with 10 additional facilities and expanded its employee base. We are pleased to continue to support PLZ as the company delivers results for its customers and pursues attractive growth opportunities.”