Syracuse, NY – November 9, 2023 – The NextGen Label Group™ announced that Jessica McCarthy, MPA, PHR has been promoted to Vice President of Human Resources.
In addition to being a key member of the executive team, McCarthy will lead the employee-owned NextGen Label Group in the areas of talent acquisition and retention, compensation, compliance management, employee relations, as well as training and development.
“Having worked closely with Jessica over the last 18 months, I can think of no one who better represents our organization and its employee owners,” offered Tom Sargent, President & CEO. “As a true steward of our business, Jessica McCarthy demonstrates the core values of our organization and will continue to shape the tone of the organization with a focus on our ESOP culture and Brand Custodianship messaging,” he added.
Ms. McCarthy has worked in various Human Resources roles since joining Syracuse Label in 2017. She earned a BA – Political Science and Government from Syracuse University, and an MPA – Master of Public Administration from Baruch College, as well as being recognized with a PHR certification (Professional in Human Resources) by the Human Resource Standards Institute.
About NextGen Label Group™
NextGen Label Group™, a 100% employee-owned company, represents the merged assets of Syracuse Label, Macaran and Van Alstine.
The Label Group divisions (Syracuse Label and Macaran) produce high-quality label and packaging solutions. As the “Custodian of Your Brand”, we are experts in the Spirits, Craft Beer, Beverage, Household, Health, Beauty, Cannabis, Industrial and Medical markets. Product offerings include Pressure Sensitive Labels, Shrink Sleeves, Flexible Packaging, RFID Labels and Extended Content & Promotional Labels. With facilities in Syracuse, NY and Cohoes, NY, the company uses the latest converting technology to ensure their customers’ brand image is delivered to the market just as they intended.
The Van Alstine division is one of 3M’s most valuable distributor partners, supporting some of the region’s most respected companies with leading edge, end-of-line packaging systems, equipment, service and related materials. They also provide label application expertise in support of the label printing division. You can learn more about Van Alstine at their website here.