Prolamina Corporation, North American packaging company focused on providing value-added packaging and services to the food, medical and consumer markets, announces that Gregory R. Tucker has been appointed chief executive officer. Prolamina is a portfolio company of Wellspring Capital Management LLC, a New York based private equity firm.

John Morningstar, a partner at Wellspring says, “Greg’s background and credentials are a great fit for Prolamina and he brings a proven ability to grow businesses, motivate people, implement best practices and think strategically.”

Tucker states, “I feel strongly that Prolamina’s capabilities are second to none in the industry, with a portfolio of products that meet the expanding technical demands of its customers. I look forward to working with the Prolamina management team and employees to build on the success that the company has achieved and continue to expand our market share.”