Perrigo hires two new managers to work in Allegan

Two new managers have assumed leadership posts with Perrigo Co. in Allegan.

Brock Rodgers has been hired as as the Corporate Social Responsibility Manager for Perrigo Co.

Rodgers is responsible for improving environmental product stewardship practices; managing global energy, water and recycling programs; and ensuring those metrics are reported following widely recognized standards.  

He has 17 years of professional and engineering experience. Rodgers' past roles include sales engineer, environmental engineer, technical lead on environmental issues, and various engineering roles for manufacturing and office furniture design companies.

Rodgers is a member of the West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum and the Community Sustainability Partnership, which helps companies define how their actions in social and environmental responsibility make a positive impact on growth. He is also involved with the Grand River GreenUp effort and the Green Team of the Grand Haven Area’s Convention and Visitors Bureau – Salmon Festival.

Rodgers earned a bachelor’s degree in product design engineering from Ferris State University and a master’s degree in management with a sustainability concentration from Aquinas College. He is certified in sustainable event management.

Rodgers currently lives in Grand Haven.  

Toby Wendt has been hired a as Human Resources Manager. Wendt will provide HR support to Perrigo’s distribution, receiving, and liquid value teams in Allegan.

He has 12 years of leadership experience, including the opening of new distribution centers for one of the nation’s most recognizable brand retailers and five years of HR experience for that company.

Wendt earned his bachelor’s degree in integrated supply chain management from Western Michigan University. He is from Midland and now lives in Ceresco.

Source: Rebecca Herrington, Perrigo Co.