Chesapeake Corp. (Richmond, VA) has named John McKeough vice president – operations for its Chesapeake Pharmaceutical Packaging – North America (CPP-NA) subsidiary. He now manages CPP– NA’s four manufacturing facilities in Lake Success, NY; Brooklyn, NY; Raleigh, NC; and Lexington, NC. Before joining CPP– NA, McKeough served as plant manager for Graphic Packaging International (Cincinnati). CPP–NA manufactures and markets specialty paperboard packaging such as leaflets, labels, and cartons for the healthcare and pharmaceutical market.
Brian McCann has been appointed as national accounts manager for the personal care and pharmaceutical industries for Polypack Inc. (Pinellas Park, FL). Brian will help manufacturers determine their needs for shrink-packaging equipment.
Paul Priestley will replace the retiring Phil Mullins as managing director for the fume-extraction business Purex International Ltd. (Rotherham, United Kingdom).