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MGS Leadership
MGS Leadership

Maintaining the vision and values that MGS was founded upon, the company’s leadership team personifies teamwork, integrity, passion and safety. Meanwhile, their 360-degree perspective across tooling, molding and equipment technology continue to drive the company’s growth and success. Focusing on “One MGS” – they help provide the singular answer to customers’ wide range of complex manufacturing challenges.

Emboldening over 1,800 employees to live the company’s core values each and every day, MGS’s leaders maintain a rigorous focus on the continual pursuit of customer success.

Leadership – Paul Manly

Paul Manley


With over 20 years of experience in the plastics industry, and a unique perspective regarding MGS’s three-in-one capabilities, Paul has served the company in various capacities since 1996, including his most recent roles of CFO and President.  Under Paul’s leadership as CFO, the company experienced 30% organic growth and strategically doubled its position in the healthcare market.  Paul’s leadership was also critical to the exceptional growth of our Molding business, including the development of MGS’s healthcare strategy.  As President, he puts his focus on operations and strategic planning for the worldwide organization.

Leadership – Derek Murphy

Derek Murphy


With over 25 years global experience in financial leadership and general management, Derek started his career as a Certified Public Accountant. He more recently served as CFO of Rexnord’s Process and Motion Control platform, joining MGS in January 2017, focusing on the company’s financial transformation, strategic deployment and information systems.

Leadership - Bob Bordignon

Bob Bordignon

Senior Vice President – Strategic Accounts

Bob has spent over 30 years in custom plastics. Before joining MGS, Bob was partner in an independent agency representing custom converters in injection molding, extrusion, blow molding and thermoforming. Since joining MGS as a Business Development Manager in 2004, he has held the role of Director of Sales and now leads the sales organization as VP of Global Sales.

Ryan Lipe

Ryan Lipe

Senior Vice President - Sales & Marketing

Over the last 20 years, Ryan has built, developed and led high-performing teams in the medical device sector through his sales, marketing and general management roles. His leadership skills have led to significant year-over-year growth in both international and U.S. healthcare market segments. After most recently serving as Global Platform Leader at BD, Ryan joined MGS in 2020 to lead global sales and marketing initiatives.

Leadership – Steve Szydlowski

Steve Szydlowski

President – Tooling Group

Steve is the longest tenured member of the MGS Executive Team, having served the company in various capacities since its inception in 1982. He began as a toolmaker, working directly with founder Mark Sellers to help grow the company from its roots. Steve later served as a program manager and Vice President of Tooling before moving into his current role as President of the Tooling Group in 2011.

Leadership – Michael Cummins

Michael Cummins

Vice President – Molding Operations

With over 25 years of experience in the plastics industry, Michael began his tenure with MGS at our Ireland facility. There he served as General Manager until 2013, when he was promoted to Vice President of Operations for the Molding group. Now stateside, Michael leads our global operations, managing our six molding plants and driving operational excellence throughout the organization.

Leadership – Shawn Krenke

Shawn Krenke

Vice President – Equipment Group

With over 20 years of experience in the plastics industry, Shawn has served MGS in many capacities. As Director of Automation for MGS, Shawn developed our automation capabilities in the equipment division from the ground up, with a focus on value-added integrated solutions and alternative manufacturing methods. Now, as Vice President of our Equipment Group, he is responsible for the strategic leadership of our factory automation and multishot technology offerings.


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