Manufacturer of anilox and metering solutions Apex International has appointed Kevin Quidore as general manager of Apex North America, located in Donora, PA.
Quidore brings over 30 years of sales, operations, and supply chain management experience in the packaging and printing industry, having held a number of senior management and leadership roles, including CEO, COO, SVP and EVP, working across a diverse range of customer market segments (food, beverage, healthcare, pharmaceutical, consumer/retail, electronics, automotive and QSR/IEO).
Quidore said: ‘I’m excited for the opportunity to lead Apex North America in its next chapter and to expand our presence. We have a great team of employees and I’m confident we will continue to grow and exceed our customer’s expectations.’
As GM, Quidore will oversee the day-to-day operations including production, strategic planning, sales, and marketing.
Ruud van Cuijk, managing director for North America, added that he is very happy to welcome Quidore to the Apex team. ‘He brings the expertise, skillset and drive we need to maintain the standard of excellence we’ve established at Apex. He will be an integral part of our team and a big part of our future.’
Quidore is married 32 years to his wife, Lisa, and they have three great kids, Lara (a Columbia University graduate), currently teaching at a private French school in Boston with prior assignments in Singapore and the Netherlands, Liam, (a Boston University graduate), currently student teaching and serving as Instructional Neuroscience Lab Manager at BU, and Lili-An, 13, (entering the 8th grade this year). Quidore has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Villanova University and has completed additional graduate studies at The Thunderbird School of Management, Penn State, Cornell, Stanford University and The National University of Singapore.