Margaret S. Dano Chairwoman
of the Board
Margaret has held several global leadership
roles for Public and Private Companies over the last 30 years.
to the ICS Board, she currently serves on the Board, is Lead
Director, Chairs the Governance and Nominating Committee and serves
on the Audit Committee of Superior Industries (SUP) – one of the
world’s largest OEM suppliers of aluminum road wheels.
served on the Board, Audit, Compensation and Governance Committees
of Fleetwood Enterprises (NYSE : FLE), the Board, Lead Director and
Chair of the Compensation Committee for Anthony International, the
Board and Compensation Committee of Storm Industries and the Board
and Audit Committee of the Los Angeles Alzheimer’s Association.
Ms. Dano retired as Vice President of Worldwide
Operations for Honeywell’s Turbo Technology business where she and
her team were responsible for the startup of new facilities in
Europe, Asia and India.
Prior to Honeywell, Ms. Dano served as Vice
President of Worldwide Operations for the Office Products Division
of Avery Dennison Corporation. Her prior role was Vice President of
Corporate Manufacturing and Engineering for Avery Dennison
Corporation, where her team introduced and implemented Six Sigma
processes into the organization
working at Avery Dennison, Ms. Dano held several other leadership
roles at General Electric, Black & Decker, Warner-Lambert and
Ms. Dano has
a BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering from General Motors Institute
in Flint, Michigan. She is a Harvard International Women’s Forum
Born in Pennsylvania, Ms. Dano is married and
lives in Redondo Beach, CA with her husband Alan Wozniak. They both
enjoy golf and travel.
Calvin G. Lee President and CEO
After spending 2.5 years as an accountant with Grant Thornton, Mr. Lee joined Cooper Drum in 1981 as Controller. In 1991, Mr. Lee began working for Mr. Cruz and Mr. Freeman at CSC. For the next seven years he served in a variety of roles including Director of Operations, General Manager and Operations Manager and as such had responsibility for production, production loading, transportation, physical facilities and raw material acquisition.
After PalEx's acquisition of CSC in 1998, Mr. Lee served as Western Regional Manager. After IFCO's acquisiton of PalEx in 2000, Mr. Lee served as COO of IFCO's Industrial Container Systems Division.
Mr. Lee attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah and earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting in 1979. Mr. Lee is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California.
Gerald P Butler Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Butler graduated in 1979 from Lycoming College in Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in accounting. During his high school and college years, Mr. Butler worked in the family business, B&F Cooperage, a Philadelphia area container reconditioning firm. Following graduation, Mr. Butler joined B&F Cooperage full time and has since worked in the drum reconditioning industry in a number of roles including Plant Manager, Director of Manufacturing, and Vice President of Operations, with responsibility for both new drum manufacturing and drum reconditioning operations, including all areas of production, transportation and maintenance. With the formation of PalEx Container Systems in 1998, Mr. Butler was named Eastern Regional Manager and has continued to have responsibility for the Company's entire Eastern Region until his promotion to COO.
Mr. Butler is active in the Reusable Industrial Packaging Association (RIPA), and currently is a member of its Board of Director.
Kay Rykowski V.P. Engineering
After 13 years in environmental consulting, Ms. Rykowski joined PalEx/IFCO in 2000 to provide regulatory management support to the Eastern Region. In 2001 Ms. Rykowski assumed corporate responsibility for environmental, safety and regulatory issues. As a consultant, Ms. Rykowski served s a Project and Senior Engineer with Harding Lawson and Associated, and as a Principal Engineer and Vice President with Stillwater Technologies Inc. Ms Rykowski has extensive experience in air and hazardous waste permitting and compliance, soil and groundwater remediation, enforcement negotiation and resolution, and corporate risk management.
Ms Rykowski graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering
Alain Magnan V.P. Finance
After 6 years in public accounting with KPMG in Canada and Australia, and 5 years as Director of Financial Services with a billion dollar pension fund, Mr. Magnan joined PalEx as Controller for the Eastern Region in early 1999. With the formation of Industrial Container Services and its acquisition of the IFCO drum business, Mr. Magnan assumed the duties of Corporate Controller. In 2004, Mr. Magnan was appointed Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Magnan graduated from the University of Alberta (Canada) with a Bachelor of Commerce degree with distinction. He earned his Chartered Accountant (Canada) designation in 1989 while working with KPMG, and has since qualified as a Certified Public Accountant in the USA. Mr. Magnan also successfully completed the Chartered Financial Analyst program in 1998