Extruder provider Intek Plastics Inc. has brought on Jill Hesselroth as CEO to lead the company as it “continues to expand its business,” says a company statement.

“Jill’s experience in a wide variety of industries and business-management disciplines will be invaluable to Intek as we continue to grow our company in new and existing markets,” says Mike Kinning, president. “Jill has successfully delivered transformational results on strategic initiatives repeatedly in the past, and is known for her collaborative leadership style and building high-performance teams.”

Jill Hesselroth
Jill Hesselroth

In her career, Hesselroth has served as a leader in several manufacturing companies, including Gillette, Andersen Corp., St. Jude Medical, Zimmer and most recently Nortech Systems. Hesselroth has supported Habitat for Humanity on numerous builds and The Salvation Army as a past Red Kettle campaign chairperson and current campaign volunteer. She has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Minnesota; and holds certifications from the University of Kentucky, College of Engineering in Lean Systems; Stanford Executive Education in Influence and Negotiations; and is certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and Project Management (CPM).

“I am honored and excited to be joining Intek at this time,” Hesselroth says. “The opportunities for continued success are excellent, and I look forward to leading the Intek team to make them a reality. Building further on Intek’s success is a challenge I accept with confidence, determination and fierce ambition. I am passionately committed to reinforcing the company’s commitment to place our customers at the center of everything we do. The bar I set for myself and my team is high.”

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