FAIRFIELD, NJ. — Premium Label & Packaging Solutions, a custom label manufacturer for the health, food, beauty, nutraceutical and aerospace industries, has named Chris Payne to chief executive officer and Leslie Gurland to vice president of sales and marketing. In their new positions, Mr. Payne and Ms. Gurland will work together to bring the company’s eight locations to transition them to operate as one company under the PLSP Brand, the company said.
Mr. Payne brings three decades of packaging experience as well as driving profitable growth, operational improvements and strategic business development to his position. Most recently, Mr. Payne was president for North America at InterFlex Group. Prior to InterFlex, he held several leadership positions with companies like Oracle Packaging, Printpak, and Sonoco.
In her new role, Ms. Gurland will expand the sales team and lead the company’s brand and marketing efforts while collaborating with the converter’s technical teams on product development, the company said. Ms. Gurland was most recently with Lux Global Label as executive vice president of global sales and marketing. Prior to Lux Global Label, she spent 17 years at Tadbik holding several senior leadership roles.