Cedric Shaw

Managing Director
Industrial Products & Packaging Sector Leader


Cedric joined Akoya in 2021 and has more than 30 years’ experience leading industrial businesses and providing focus on acquisition and innovation to achieve profitable growth.

Cedric is recognized as a hard charging difference maker. He has a solid track record for improving operational metrics and developing leadership talent. In over 20 years with ITW, he held various senior executive positions, most recently as Platform Group President of the industrial packaging businesses. His early career includes key roles with ARCO Metals, Newtec International and Continental Can Company.

Cedric serves on the board of privately held industrial companies as well as non-profits.

Cedric holds a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts from The University of Iowa.

Sector-Related Experience

  • Illinois Tool Works Inc (ITW), Platform Group President of the Industrial Packaging businesses
  • ARCO Metals
  • Newtec
  • Continental Can Company

Portfolio Company Board Participation

  • WePackItAll