BrainWorks Recruits President for Mack Molding’s Northern Division

June 13, 2024 – Warren, NJ-based executive search firm BrainWorks has recruited Josh Pang as president of Mack Molding’s northern division. Practice leader Jax Willey led the assignment. “Josh embodies Mack Molding’s spirit of excellence, and this partnership is a testament to our shared vision of creating something truly extraordinary,” said Ms. Willey. “As a strategic leader with more than 20 years of experience in sales and marketing focused on market share expansion and revenue growth in medical contract and OEM manufacturing, Josh is an excellent fit for Mack’s business objectives,” said Will Kendall, president and CEO of Mack Molding. “On top of that, Josh’s collaborative approach to managing internal and external stakeholders, along with his strong work ethic, make him an excellent cultural fit to the benefit of our employees and customers.”

Stepping into the shoes of Jeff Somple after his 36-year tenure with Mack Molding, Mr. Pang brings over two decades of strategic leadership in sales and marketing, including his role as chief commercial officer at Orchid Orthopedic Solutions. “His proven track record in steering commercial activities for a $400 million medical device provider showcases his ability to drive growth and innovation,” BrainWorks said.

Mr. Pang also previously was a distributor principal for CONMED Linvatec Orthopedics and MTF Biologics, directing its Ohio and western Pennsylvania sales team before being promoted to vice president of orthopedic sales. Additionally, he built business development and operations experience with Smith & Nephew Endoscopy, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals and Johnson & Johnson.

Ms. Willey is practice leader of BrainWorks’ medical device and plastics division. Her extensive recruiting experience in the plastics and manufacturing industry, coupled with her nearly 10 years of close collaboration with Mack Molding, provided her with a deep understanding of their culture, vision and industry dynamics which was pivotal in identifying Mr. Pang as the ideal candidate.

“This alliance between BrainWorks and Mack Molding marks a significant milestone in aligning visionary leadership with organizational success, fostering mutual growth, and ushering in a new era of innovation in executive placements,” the search firm said.

As president of the northern division, Mr. Pang will oversee the company’s Vermont facilities, Mack Prototype, and Synectic Product Development, further solidifies Mack Molding’s commitment to innovation and growth.

Mr. Pang is excited to be joining the organization, noting Mack’s expertise in custom plastic injection molding and contract manufacturing, as well as its reputation for recruiting and retaining top talent, attracted him to the role.

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“There is something very special about Mack,” Mr. Pang said. “The legacy established by the Kendall family 104 years ago is as strong as ever thanks to their continued leadership and their coworkers’ commitment to running a true customer-centric business. From the way Mack develops its team members to its investments in the community, there is a clear devotion to the foundation of the business. A lot of organizations espouse these ideals, but Mack’s application of them is second to none, and I look forward to carrying on that tradition while fostering continued growth.”

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Mack Molding is a leading custom plastics molder and supplier of contract manufacturing services, operating 11 facilities globally. They specialize in plastics design, prototyping, molding, sheet metal fabrication, full-service machining, and medical device manufacturing. Will Kendall serves as president and CEO.

Serving Clients Since 1991

Since 1991, BrainWorks has provided executive recruiting services for growing organizations all over the world. The firm focuses on the recruiting needs of C-level and sub C-level management specifically within private equity and Fortune companies.

BrainWorks’ areas of focus include the following: Accounting & finance, accounting & finance – interim, analytics, data science & data governance, commodities technology & trading, consumer products, CRM & direct marketing, cybersecurity, data & data insights, ecommerce, digital media & entertainment, financial technology, go-to-market search – private equity/insurance and financial services, human resources, legal, market research & consumer insights, medical device, real estate, infrastructure and private investments, sales and marketing, supply chain & operations, and technology.

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Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Executive Editor; Lily Fauver, Senior Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media

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