Chris Splan

Chris Splan

Area(s) of Expertise: International, Marketing
Key Industries: Consumer Packaged Goods


SGK, Inc. (A Matthews International Company), Senior Vice President
Responsible for all aspects of the global commercial portfolio, client strategy, C-Suite relationships, SGK brand value, revenue, and profit. In this capacity global commercial teams followed strategy and execution directed to partner relationships with Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola, Johnson & Johnson, and others. Developed close working C-suite relationships in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa.

SGK, Inc., Executive Vice President, Business Development
Created and established a new global discipline and team responsible for identifying and developing organic growth with new and existing clients. Multi-vertical client development included Food & Beverage, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Durable Consumer Goods, Beauty, Technology, and Retail.

Lagasse, Inc. (acquired by Essendant), Vice President, Sales
Responsible for directing all customer-centric resources and expanded profitable revenue by 10-fold in 8 years as the industry leader. Directed and coached a team of 60 commercial professionals across associated distribution networks, key national accounts, and wholesale clubs.

Procter & Gamble Professional, Unit Manager/ Special Assignment
Managed a team of professionals responsible for developing P&G Professional brands into direct and wholesale distribution channels including Food Service, Hospitality, Industrial, and Safety.

  • BS, Economics, The University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri