neilringelNeil Ringel   CEO, Polyconcept

  • Neil was named CEO of Polyconcept in February 2019
  • Previously served as President of North American Delivery with Staples, Inc.
  • Spent 23 years in a variety of executive roles with Staples, Inc., with responsibility over salesforce, digitization, and M&A activity, as well as oversight for the Staples Promotional Products business

davidnicholsonDavid Nicholson   Vice Chairman, 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) from 2009 through 2020.
  • David received a B.A. in International Economics from Wesleyan University

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

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

Marilyn Figlar Marilyn Figlar    Senior Vice President, Human Resources

  • Marilyn joined Polyconcept as Senior Vice President, Human Resources (HR) in January
  • Previously served as HR Vice President, Industrial & Infrastructure Business Segments and Talent Management at Kennametal and as an HR Vice President of a business unit and VP of Talent & Organizational Effectiveness at Lockheed Martin corporate headquarters in the Washington, D.C. area
  • Received a B.S. in Psychology and Communications from the University of Pittsburgh, a M.A. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Radford University and a Ph.D. in Human Resources Development from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University