Chief Operating Officer
Dan Gallo serves as Chief Operating Officer of St. Louis-based Spartech, an engineered materials solutions company. Spartech is dedicated to developing results that are sustainable, diverse, reliable and bring innovation to real-world applications.
As Chief Operating Officer, Gallo is responsible for all Spartech manufacturing sites, with the exception of the Sherman Plastics (Naperville, Illinois) location. Gallo focuses on driving excellence across safety, quality, service, and productivity initiatives while fostering strong collaboration with commercial, business management, and innovation teams.
Gallo has more than 30 years of experience leading operations, supply chain, and logistics for premier consumer-facing companies. Before being promoted to the Spartech Chief Operating Officer position, he served as Vice President of Operations for Robert Bosch, a multinational engineering and technology company. In this role, he was responsible for a successful operational transformation including developing and executing initiatives to strengthen product offerings. Prior to this, Gallo was the Spartech Senior Plant Manager for the Muncie, Indiana location and was later promoted to Spartech Director of Manufacturing. He received the Spartech Best Plant Award three years in a row (2015 – 2017). Before joining Spartech in 2014, Gallo worked for E.I. DuPont for 25 years in various management roles.
Gallo holds a Bachelor of Science in Business degree from The University of Phoenix.
In his free time, Dan enjoys working on his tractor to revitalize an old orchard that can produce apples, pears, and cherries. Along with his hobby farm, he likes to spend time hiking with his wife and dog.
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