Tinsey joins the company from OE Quality Friction Corporation where he has served as Chairman, previously serving as CEO. From 1999 to 2005, Tinsey was President of Murray's Discount Auto Stores. Earlier in his career he was a partner with the accounting firm Price Waterhouse and also served as VP at K-Mart Corporation. He is currently a Director of The Mattress Firm.
"We are very pleased to have an individual with Fred's strong qualifications leading WS Packaging”, said WS Packaging Group Chairman, Art Byrne. “The company has a sustained history of growth due to its industry-leading innovations, strong customer focus, strategic capital investments, and lean-centered principles to work to deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions to our customers."
Fred Tinsey replaces Rex Lane who has left the company to pursue a personal business opportunity.