Leadership Team

Chris Nelson

President and Chief Executive Officer 

Chris Nelson comes to Pipeline Packaging by way of the parent company, Cleveland Steel Container. He started with CSC in 2004 and has served in a variety of positions including Director of Purchasing, Vice President of Operations, and most recently, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Nelson’s previous experiences in the automotive and metals industries, along with his extensive experience in both Purchasing and Operations, are valuable assets in guiding Pipeline Packaging into the future. He is passionate about Pipeline’s culture of Continuous Improvement and creating an engaging work environment where everyone is focused on creating value for the customer.

Born and raised in Northeast Ohio, Nelson is a life-long (suffering) Browns fan! He and his wife Marcy stay busy raising their five children. He holds an undergraduate degree in Operations Management from Kent State University and a Masters of Business Administration from John Carroll University.

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