Mill Rock Packaging Partners taps Rice as chief information officer

Mill Rock Packaging Partners is a specialty packaging growth platform.

  • Prior to joining Mill Rock Packaging, Rice worked for 15 years with EFI Radius
  • Before that, Rice spent five years with Business Intelligence Solutions
    Mill Rock invests in middle market industrial businesses in North America

Mill Rock Packaging Partners, a portfolio company of Mill Rock Capital, has named Steve Rice as chief information officer.

Prior to joining Mill Rock Packaging, Rice worked for 15 years with EFI Radius, where he was a key leader in the company’s product development and delivery team. Previously, Rice spent five years with Business Intelligence Solutions, managing new software products and directing technical design, sales and delivery planning.

On the new appointment, Allen Ennis, Mill Rock Packaging CEO, said in a statement: On behalf of the entire Mill Rock Packaging team, we are pleased that Steve is joining as our CIO. Steve has a long history working with several of our team members, and his proven expertise in paper packaging system design and integration will be invaluable as we build out our platform systems, data and information environments.”

In his new role at Mill Rock Packaging, Rice will be responsible for building a world-class technology platform to enhance Mill Rock Packaging’s use of its enterprise system, cloud, big data, and other technology applications to foster an environment that will drive customer success.

Mill Rock Packaging Partners is a specialty packaging growth platform. It was formed in 2020 to invest in growing businesses with advanced service and product capabilities in the consumer packaging industry.

Mill Rock Capital is a growth- and operations-oriented private investment firm that invests in well-positioned middle market industrial businesses in North America. It was founded by Christopher Whalen and Adi Pekmezovic.