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Michael Ruggieri

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Ruggieri is the chief executive officer of Comar and is responsible for the overall strategic, financial, and tactical leadership of the business. Since joining Comar in 2000 and taking the reins of the company in 2006 as the third generation of family leadership, Michael has led the company through significant growth and evolution, launching a transformational strategy to focus resources and build the business for generations to come.

Under his leadership, Comar has been successfully transformed into an innovative leader in the medical manufacturing and healthcare packaging markets. Michael has led the company on a journey toward continuous improvement, utilizing the fundamentals of Six Sigma and Lean manufacturing, successfully transitioning the business to private equity ownership in 2013, and catapulting the business through its next phase of growth. The combination of Comar’s investment in people, equipment, and acquisitions has allowed the company to achieve double-digit annual growth, more than quadrupling in size since 2013.

Michael obtained his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Central Florida and his MBA from the Wharton School. Prior to joining Comar, Michael began his career as a manufacturing engineer for Lockheed Martin, and during his tenure at Comar, he has held the titles of mechanical engineer, manufacturing manager, director of finance, and general manager.