The U.S. based manufacturer of anodized aluminum and plastic packaging for the beauty, personal care and pharmaceutical markets has announced that President & CEO, Scott L. Rusch, is retiring after more than 46 years in the company. Damien Dossin is succeeding Rusch as president effective April 1, 2022.
Anomatic has been a family-owned and operated business throughout its 57-year history. Scott Rusch began his career at Anomatic in June of 1975, joining his brother, William B. “Bill” Rusch, and his father, William C. Rusch.
The company was founded by William C. Rusch then led by son Bill Rusch for many years, Scott became CEO in 2010.
"Building Anomatic has been our families’ life work. It has been a great honor and privilege to lead Anomatic in becoming the global leader of innovative anodized aluminum products for the Beauty and Personal Care industry. I am extraordinarily appreciative of the relationships and loyalty of our employees that have allowed Anomatic to succeed. I am confident that the experienced, talented team at Anomatic will continue to provide the highest levels of quality and service for our customers," said Scott L. Rusch.
Damien Dossin to take over as CEO
Damien Dossin, has been appointed as President of Anomatic effective February 1st, and will then succeed Mr Rusch as CEO effective April 1st, 2022.
“Mr. Dossin has been a highly regarded executive in the beauty packaging and personal care industry for over 20 years., having formerly held the position of President of HCP North America,” said Anomatic in a statement.
A native of South Africa where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business degree in Economics and Marketing, Damien Dossin lived in Belgium for 6 years before moving to the USA in 1997 and speaks fluent French, Dutch and English.
"I am thrilled to join such a highly respected company and promise to honor the Rusch family history and to be a good steward for the future. My goal is to build on Scott’s fantastic achievements which have made Anomatic the leader in high quality anodized and metalized packaging solutions. A company is all about its people and I will ensure we maintain the positive culture driving empowerment, respect and commitment to guide the company to continued future success," said Mr. Dossin.
Anomatic has four locations in the U.S. - three in Ohio and one in Connecticut - employing 750 full-time employees. The company also has a manufacturing location in Suzhou, China to service global customers.