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

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

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