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Gary J. BrooksPresident and CEO, Esselte
Gary Brooks was named president and CEO of Esselte in December 2005.
Esselte is a global leader in the office supplies industry with brands such as Oxford and Pendaflex in the US, Leitz and Esselte in Europe and Xyron, a global manufacturer of craft and hobby products.
Gary joined Esselte in March 2005 as president of Esselte Americas division. Esselte Americas is committed to simplifying consumers’ lives through innovative, efficient and stylish filing and organizational products for the home and workplace
Gary has 30 years of industry experience with proven leadership and demonstrated skills in successfully growing and developing a company from startup and beyond. He is a proven Lean business practitioner driving Lean principles from the factory to the customer and through the entire enterprise.
From 2002 to 2004 he was president and CEO of The Wiremold Company, a subsidiary of Legrand N.A., where he led 2000 employees and six facilities in 3 countries.
Previously, 1998 to 2002 he was Group President of three Wiremold independent subsidiary’s (Brooks Electronics, Interlink and Homaco). Responsible for strategic acquisitions and integration, he led the transformation to a Lean business strategy for all three divisions. Prior to 1998, he was responsible for the day-to-day operations at Brooks Electronics, a privately held company that he co-founded in 1974 and sold to The Wiremold Company in 1988.
Gary has an Associate’s degree in Business Administration, with additional coursework through Philadelphia College of Science and Textiles, and Penn State University.
He attended and completed the Leadership Course at the Center for Creative Leadership; Immersion Leadership Development in both the United States and Japan and is a member and Chairman of the Philadelphia Council for Excellence, mentored by W. Edwards Deming 1986-8.
Married, with two children, Gary enjoys spending time with family, golf, skiing, and traveling.
Melville, NY 11747