David M. Gabrielsen, currently retired was most recently Chairman and CEO of Ranpak Corporation, a specialty, "inside the box" paper-based packaging products company. Mr. Gabrielsen held this position from March of 2002 until August of 2012. Prior to joining Ranpak, he held the positions of President and CEO of Bizfon, Incorporated, a privately held telecommunications equipment company, Chairman and CEO of Universal Electronics (NASDAQ:UEIC) a specialty consumer electronics company and Chief Operating Officer of Mr. Coffee, the nationally known consumer brand franchise and creator of the automatic drip coffeemaker category.
Additionally, Mr. Gabrielsen has held a variety of sales, marketing, general management and financial positions at companies such as Chemical Fabrics Corporation and IBM. He is a 1979 graduate of Siena College with a Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance) degree.