On October 5, the Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business and Economics welcomed John Paul Marcantonio ’01, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Gale Pacific Ltd. John Paul will share his Allegheny journey and how his company has adapted during the ongoing pandemic.
GALE Pacific Limited (GALE) is a trusted leading global marketer and manufacturer of branded screening and shading products for domestic, commercial and industrial applications. The company has recently introduced GALE Guard reusable face masks to meet the public’s needs for face masks with antimicrobial treated fabric.
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John Paul joined GALE Pacific in October 2017 as the General Manager of the Americas business. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer in November 2019 and was appointed as Managing Director in August 2020. John Paul has extensive experience working across both consumer and commercial products sectors globally. Prior to joining GALE Pacific, John Paul built an impressive career at Newell Brands in roles of increasing responsibility in marketing, sales and management over fifteen years.
John Paul lived and worked in Melbourne, Australia for several years as the Regional Marketing Director of Newell Brands’ APAC hardware businesses and has held multiple global product and brand marketing leadership positions over his tenure. In his last role before joining GALE, John Paul served as the Global Vice President of Marketing for the Rubbermaid brand.
The Bruce R. Thompson Center for Business & Economics attracts Allegheny’s next generation of business innovators and entrepreneurs by providing a host of co-curricular activities that connect with and deepen their classroom experiences. The Lunchtime Learning Lecture Series provides students with opportunities to gain valuable information on topics and industries related to internships and careers.