Hexacomp Names Darlene Kober as Director of Global Marketing and Strategy
July 30, 2013 - Hexacomb announced that Darlene Kober has joined the company as director of global marketing and strategy.
Kober has more than 20 years experience with multinational manufacturing corporations serving diverse industries such as packaging, specialty industrial products, medical devices and chemicals. She has held marketing and sales roles of increasing responsibility at Baxter Healthcare, Danaher Corporation, Morton International and Air Products and Chemicals.
Most recently, Kober was director, global marketing for Baxter Healthcare where she reshaped business unit strategy and initiated an acquisition that brought state-of-the-art technology to customers. Previously, she led marketing efforts for industrial coding and marking leader Videojet Technologies, a division of Danaher Corporation.
In addition to her marketing skills, Kober brings strong process orientation to the position via Lean (Six Sigma) training and engineering experiences.
Kober holds a Master of Business Administration in marketing and strategy from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Bucknell University. She is active in the Chicago chapter of the Business Marketing Association, serving on the Education Committee to elevate the focus of business-to-business marketing within MBA marketing curriculums.
Hexacomb, a Boise company, is a leading supplier of paper-based protective packaging and display boards. The company serves markets that value product protection coupled with environmental sustainability. This includes furniture, printing, automotive, textile, food, building products, energy, glass, and industrial. Hexacomb has nine manufacturing plants in North America and three in Europe. For more information about Hexacomb, visit www.hexacomb.com.