Bob Klimko is an Associate Certified Coach having gone through the University of Wisconsin’s Certified Professional Coaching Program. Klimko has taken the coaching and incorporated in his current role at ORBIS, a division of Menasha Corporation.
Klimko is the current Director of Marketing Development for ORBIS. Since 2009 Mr. Klimko has served various leadership roles at ORBIS to include Retail Supply Chain Value Stream Team lead, Director of Marketing Food & Beverage, and Director of Marketing Norseman branded products. In 2008, ORBIS acquired Norseman Plastics where Mr. Klimko was Corporate Sales & Marketing Manager. Norseman Plastics was a provider of reusable packaging for the multiple industries to include beverage, bakery, food perishables, and food dry goods. Prior to Norseman, Mr. Klimko was the Director of Marketing & New Business Development since 2001 for Wilbert Plastics, the world’s largest heavy gauge thermoformer and provider of custom plastic solutions. TriEnda, a RPA member group is owned by Wilbert Plastics and is a leading provider of plastic pallets and material handling solutions.
From 1989 to 2001, Mr. Klimko worked at Orbis Corporation in various roles to include Director of Business Development, Menasha Services, Director of Marketing, Director of Corporate Strategy and Product Manager. These roles provided tremendous exposure to multiple industries in the reusable packaging market in both the industrial/assembly manufacturing industries as well as the perishable foods business (meat, poultry, produce, floral). His former association leadership roles included Chairperson, Reusable Packaging Assocaition, Vice Chair of the Material Handling Industry of America’s Reusable Plastic Container & Pallet Association, and co-chair of the Council of Logistics Management Reverse Logistics Committee.
Mr. Klimko has an undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point and an MBA in marketing and personnel management from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.