John Martin was recently appointed Executive Vice President and Matt Denaway was promoted to Vice President/General Manager of Welch Packaging. “As our Company has grown, we need to increase the strength of our senior leadership team,” said Scott Welch, President and CEO of Welch Packaging. “These promotions are well deserved. The decades of experience and positive energy Matt and John bring to our team will position us for the next phase of our business journey.”
In his new role, Martin is responsible for strategic alignment and financial performance of Welch operations in Chicago, Illinois; Marion and Indianapolis, Indiana; and Cleveland, Ohio. He joined the company in 2013 as Chief Financial Officer and has been in an operational role as Vice President and Elkhart General Manager since 2016.
Denaway was previously sales manager at Welch Packaging. As Vice President/General Manager of the Elkhart, Indiana, facility he will oversee Welch’s largest sheet plant, its recently expanded graphics business unit, and assist in the operation of the company’s newly installed Fosber corrugator. He has been with Welch Packaging for over 23 years.