Gene Colleran   CEO, Polyconcept

  • Gene was named CEO of Polyconcept in April 2015
  • Previously served as CEO of Griffon Home and Building Products, a $900 million business unit within the publicly held Griffon Corporation; prior to Griffon, Gene held various executive leadership positions at Newell Rubbermaid and at USG Corporation
  • He received a B.A. in Business Administration from Grove City College and an M.B.A. from Case Western Reserve University

davidnicholsonDavid Nicholson   President, Polyconcept North America (PCNA)

  • David joined Leed’s in 1993 as manager of overseas operations, including purchasing, logistics and product development
  • Served as Chief Operations Officer from 2000 through 2002 and in July of 2003 was named President of Leed’s until promoted as President of Polyconcept North America (Leed’s, Bullet, JournalBooks) in 2009
  • David received a B.A. in International Economics from Wesleyan University

derrickmilneDerrick Milne    CEO, Polyconcept North America Apparel

  • Derrick is the CEO of Polyconcept North America Apparel and leads Polyconcept’s global apparel activities following the acquisition of Trimark in 2011
  • Served as CEO of Trimark since he and his father acquired the business in 1995; previously spent 10 years in investment banking with Morgan Stanley and Regency Capital
  • Derrick received a B.S. in Business Administration from Oral Roberts University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School

Ralf Oster   CEO, PF Concept

  • Ralf was named CEO of PF Concept in October 2012
  • Previously served as Vice President and General Manager of EMEA Sanford Brands at Newell Rubbermaid from 2004 to 2007 and Business Manager of Scandinavia and Eastern Europe of Avery Dennison Zweckform Office Products
  • Ralf received a Diplom Betriebswirt FH with focus on international marketing, controlling and management science from FH Worms

scottbarnettScott Barnett   Chief Financial Officer

  • Scott joined Polyconcept as CFO in 2016
  • Previously served as CFO of CPG International and the North Americas Division of James Hardie
  • Scott is a CPA, received a B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California Santa Barbara and an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California

jimepsteinJim Epstein   Chief Development Officer

  • Jim joined Leed’s as Chief Development Officer in 2004 and assumed the same role with Polyconcept in 2005 following the merger with Global Promo Group
  • Responsible for M&A and Strategy, Jim was a key leader in the creation and development of PCNA and other initiatives such as the Poland decoration platform start-up and integrated Global Buying Services platform
  • He received a B.S. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School

nicolas-villemonteixNicolas Villemonteix    Managing Director, Polyconcept Asia and President, Polyconcept Global Buying Services (GBS)

  • Nicolas leads all buying operations of the Supplier Group from Shanghai after joining in 2011
  • Previously worked for 14 years at Europe’s leading sporting goods retailer (€6bn sales, 50,000 staff) where he spent 12 years in China holding various senior management positions
  • Nicolas holds two Master’s degrees in materials and ceramics

marcbrownMarc Brown   Chief Information Officer

  • Marc joined Polyconcept as CIO in August 2013
  • Previously served as Chief Information Officer at Del Monte Foods from 2002 to 2011, Vice President, Information Technology at Heinz North America from 1996 to 2002, and in a variety of consulting positions over 13 years with Andersen Consulting
  • He received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management