Sunday, September 25, 2016

Ansonia Business Leader Honored by Junior Achievement

ANSONIA An Ansonia business executive is among the four honorees who will be inducted into Junior Achievement of Western Connecticut's 2016 'Dr. George R. Dunbar Free Enterprise Hall of Fame’ on October 4th, 2016 at the Holiday Inn in Bridgeport.
Philip White, CEO of Better Packages in Ansonia will be honored along with Jack Barnes, President & CEO of People's United Bank, John Stafstrom Jr., Member, Pullman & Comley Traci Morris, CEO of Brookfield Global Relocation Services.
The Hall of Fame recognizes business leaders who have made notable contributions in the area of private enterprise and who have also demonstrated exceptional dedication to their communities.
Philip joined Better Packages, an operating unit of ASCOM Hasler, Inc. in 1997 as General Manager. In 2003, Phil led a management buy-out of the company and became President and CEO. During Phil’s time at Better Packages the company expanded into over 40 countries and revenues increased by over 300%. Prior to his work at Better Packages, Phil held senior level positions at ASCOM Hasler, Inc. and Pirelli Tire Corporation.
Phil serves on the boards of the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce, Shelton Economic Development Corporation, American Heart Association (New Haven Walkathon) and Griffin Health Services Corporation.
Phil holds an MBA in Management from the University of New Haven and a Bachelor of Science with a dual major in Economics & Education from the University of Southern Connecticut.
For more information about Junior Achievement and ticket or sponsorship information for the Hall of Fame event, call (203) 382-0180 extension 10 or email
About Junior Achievement of Western Connecticut
Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to empowering young people with the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA programs are delivered by corporate and commu­nity volunteers, and provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work and career readiness and entrepreneurship. For more information about JAWCT or to volunteer, please visit or call 203.382.0180.
(This is a press release from Junior Achievement) 

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