Over the course of his career, Eitel has held leadership positions with The Simmons Bedding Company (chairman, vice chairman and CEO), Interface, Inc. (president and CEO), and Collins & Aikman Floorcoverings (president and CEO).
“We are very pleased to have Charlie in place for the next phase of the company’s growth,” said WS Packaging Group chairman Art Byrne. “Charlie is an accomplished executive with a long track record of growing manufacturing businesses through a core focus on the customer. His experience will be highly complementary to WS Packaging’s industry-leading innovations, strategic capital investments, and lean-centered principles that work to deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions to our customers.”
Eitel also serves on the Board of Directors of Mattress Firm, Duke Realty Corporation and American Fidelity Assurance Corporation.
He replaces Fred Tinsey, who has left the company to pursue other opportunities.
“I very much look forward to getting to know our customers on a personal level and all of our associates throughout our network,” added Eitel.