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Opening Comments from Len Nunnery


Len Nunnery positions companies for market leadership and sustainable results leveraging extensive technical background to drive worldwide competitive advantage. Possesses deep understanding of market dynamics associated with engineered materials and precision molded components. Globally recognized as a published and patented authority in the reinforced composites/performance plastics space. Proficient in managing sophisticated/technology driven M&A, turnaround, integration and exit.   His specialties are International business development, commercial leadership, mergers & acquisitions, reorganization, integration, expertise in composites, engineered plastics and elastomeric materials / molded components.

Len is currently the vice president of global sales and marketing at Minnesota Rubber and Plastics (MR&P). MR&P, a worldwide manufacturer of engineered rubber and rubber components, also processes LSR and high performance thermoplastics. Since joining the company in 2016, Len led Minnesota Rubber & Plastics to its highest revenue / earnings quarter in 74 year history (Q2, ’18).
In addition, he delivered seven consecutive 8%+ growth quarters (reversing eight quarters of revenue decline).

MR&P is a portfolio company under the sponsorship of KKR (acquired from Norwest Equity Partners (NEP) in October 2018.  KKR is the fourth private equity firm for which Len has provided growth focused leadership in the areas of commercial re-organization, acquisition integration, exit preparation and management presentation.

Len Nunnery / SPE Thermoset Division Chair