Management Team

Managed by dedicated industry leaders and experts in the tissue and recycled fiber-based business, our team brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and proven success to the company.

Rob Baron

— President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Baron joined Marcal in 2014 and serves today as President and CEO. Before becoming CEO of Marcal in May 2015, Mr. Baron served as Senior Vice President, Strategy for Marcal. From 2012-2014, Mr. Baron served as Vice President Finance & Chief Financial Officer for Finch Paper Holdings LLC. Prior to joining Finch Paper, from 2006-2012, Mr. Baron held several senior leadership positions with Furniture Brands International, including Vice President, Finance, Lane & Broyhill Furniture, VP, Financial Planning & Analysis and Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Thomasville Furniture Industries. From 2001-2005 Mr. Baron held various financial roles at IBM. Mr. Baron holds a B.S., Civil Engineering and MBA from University of Notre Dame and a Masters, Industrial Engineering, from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Scott Dicus

— Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Dicus joined Marcal in 2017 and serves today as Chief Financial Officer.

From 2010-2017 Mr. Dicus was a Managing Director at Argus Management, a turnaround interim management firm serving in a variety of senior management finance roles. In these engagements, Mr. Dicus advised companies on debt restructurings, asset divestitures, and liquidity management. Prior to joining Argus Management, Mr. Dicus held various roles at CCMP Capital, primarily responsible for evaluating and executing transactions in industrial, healthcare and media investments. Mr. Dicus holds a B.S. in Finance from Lehigh University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Ben Wenberg

— Vice President, Operations

Mr. Wenberg joined Marcal in 2013 and serves as Vice President of Operations. Prior to his current role, Mr. Wenberg served as Director of Converted Products Operations for Marcal’s Elmwood Park, New Jersey facility. Before joining Marcal, Mr. Wenberg worked for Kimberly-Clark Corporation from 1993 to 2013 in operations leadership, logistics, and finance roles at facilities in Beech Island, South Carolina, Jenks, Oklahoma, and Owensboro, Kentucky. Mr. Wenberg holds a Bachelor of Science in Management from Purdue University.

Brian Gauthier

— General Manager, Marcal Vermont

Mr. Gauthier joined Marcal in 2013 with the acquisition of Putney Paper Company and currently serves as General Manager of Marcal Vermont. Prior to becoming General Manager, Mr. Gauthier served as Production Manager and Environmental Manager. Before joining, Mr. Gauthier was employed by Putney Paper as Environmental Manager from 2012 to 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Gauthier worked for Rochester Midland Corporation’s Pulp and Paper Division from 2000-2012 servicing and selling specialty chemicals to the Pulp and Paper industry. Mr. Gauthier holds an AS in Environmental Technology from Springfield Technical Community College.