Effective Oct. 3, 2011, Ray McCreary has been hired as chief operating officer by Spectra Colors.
Mr. McCreary was in transition after the sale of the company he founded, Paragon Household Products. He built this company from the ground up for 14 years, created a nationally recognized brand for a moth ball product, and more importantly, developed the lowest cost manufacturing capability for this product globally.
Mr. McCreary’s time with Paragon yielded many specific and important skills. He built a team with good capabilities, he developed an expertise in environmental-related manufacturing regulations, and he understands the lifecycle of a company.
Prior to founding Paragon, Mr. McCreary was with many leading multi-national companies throughout his career, where he held leading roles within operations, finance, joint venture management and capital planning, achieving increasing responsibility with each role.