EVP Marketing & Custom, Anchor Packaging
Rich is the EVP of marketing and custom for Anchor Packaging, a leading supplier of sustainable food packaging to the foodservice industry. A corporate entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in materials and packaging, Rich leads Anchor’s growth strategy focused on protecting and preserving food through innovative designs that fill unmet needs using the most sustainable, durable, and versatile materials. Anchor’s products are intentionally designed to reduce food waste and packaging waste through economically reliable solutions.
Before joining Anchor, Rich held various positions at Monsanto, Solutia, Honeywell International and founded two successful start-ups. Rich has owned a restaurant for the past 14 years, experiencing first-hand the significant changes in delivering an exceptional experience the way the chef intended.
Rich is a graduate of the University of Dayton with a BS degree in Chemical Engineering and an MBA from Xavier University.
Anchor Packaging’s products include containers that keep fried foods hot and crispy for 30-minute home delivery, affordable stock and custom packaging for a wide variety of entrees, salads, and sides for restaurant takeout and delivery, as well as packaging to merchandise prepared ready-to-eat foods in supermarkets, convenience stores, and other foodservice operations.