06-04-2010: Steve Braig, former CEO of Engel North America has been appointed President & CEO of Trexel, Inc. The appointment is effective April 19. He will be replacing David Bernstein, who has led Trexel since its inception. Mr. Bernstein will continue to serve on the Trexel Board of Directors. According to Mr. Bernstein, "We have been seeking a strong leader to address the company's accelerating global growth over the coming years and Steve is the perfect individual to take Trexel forward."
Steve Braig was born in Switzerland where he earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from a Swiss technical institute. He moved to the U.S. in 1989 where he continued his education with postgraduate study in marketing at the Harvard Business School. He has had P&L leadership responsibilities with capital equipment manufacturers in the plastic, packaging and automotive industries for 20 years. Braig currently serves as an Executive Board member at the Society of the Plastics Industry, SPI.