Daubert Cromwell Announces Management Promotions

ALSIP, IL – Daubert Cromwell, a global manufacturer of corrosion preventive packaging for industry, has announced several changes to top level management positions.

Shawn Genz, Vice President Finance & CFO

Shawn Genz has been named Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer, succeeding retiring CFO Oscar Abello.  Genz was company Controller for 5 years before assuming his new role.  He is responsible to oversee all financial operations of the US-based manufacturer, which has subsidiaries in Europe, China, Mexico, and Brazil. Genz works at the company headquarters in Alsip, IL, where he also supervises accounting functions.

Dr. Jonathan Brekan, Ph.D., Vice President Technology

Dr. Jonathan Brekan, Ph.D., has been promoted from Technical Director to Vice President Technology. Since joining Daubert Cromwell in 2016, Dr. Brekan has led initiatives to develop new VCI chemistry, introduce new corrosion inhibitor products, achieve REACH registration status, and earn USDA BioPreferred designations for the company’s environmentally friendly VCI packaging, among other accomplishments. He is an active member of The Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP) and a leader on the committee to develop uniform VCI test standards for industry.  Dr. Brekan and his team work at the ISO 17025 accredited R&D laboratory at corporate headquarters in Alsip, IL.

“I am confident that Shawn and Jon will help increase Daubert Cromwell’s overall success,” said President and CEO Martin Simpson. “They deserve to be recognized for their contributions to our growth and evolution as the leader in the field of VCI packaging.  They have the skills to help us execute our customer-focused strategy most effectively.”

For further information about Daubert Cromwell or its products, see www.daubertcromwell.com or call 800-535-3535; +1-708-293-7750.


About Daubert Cromwell

Since the 1940s, the Daubert companies have set industry standards in corrosion prevention packaging.  Today Daubert Cromwell VCI products are used in automotive, heavy equipment, electronics, military, and fabricated metal markets worldwide.  Corporate offices are in USA, Germany, China, and Mexico, with distribution and manufacturing networks in 26 countries.