Max Solutions Inc. has appointed Richard O’Leary as the firm’s chief financial officer. Additionally, the firm has invested over $27 million to construct a new manufacturing facility located in Concord, North Carolina.

The new manufacturing facility is expected to open in October of 2022, focusing on sustainability. The property will cover 150,000 square feet with state-of-the-art technology and create an estimated 150 jobs.

O’Leary joins the firm with over 35 years of experience within finance leadership roles. Before joining Max Solutions, O’Leary served with the International Paper Company for 21 years where he held finance leadership roles.

“Our Concord location will have the same state-of-the-art equipment as its sister facility in Bristol, PA, providing the capacity to better serve our customer base up and down the Eastern seaboard,” said Marc Shore, CEO of Max Solutions. “Rich’s ability to partner with our leadership team will help drive overall company performance and support our continued growth. Having worked side by side with Rich while he was CFO for Shorewood Packaging from 2001 to 2004, Dennis and I are confident he is the right person for this role.”