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Who We are
Marco Polo International, LLC is a leading global plastic resin distributor with sales in over 70 countries with a focus on both commodity (PE, PP, PS) and engineered (ABS, PC, POM, etc.) materials in addition to sustainable solutions including plant-based bioresins and recycled and repurposed materials. Our partnerships with global supply leaders, commitment to best-in-class customer service, and creative logistics solutions has led to our rapid growth since our founding in 1985. Since February 2019, Marco Polo International, LLC has been a part of the MGI International, LLC family of companies which has brought additional resources and synergies to the organization.
The relentless pursuit of advancement
Nico Liuzzo founded Marco Polo International in 1985 after immigrating to the US from Italy. Drawing on his proud Italian heritage, he named the company after the explorer Marco Polo.
Nico Liuzzo founded Marco Polo International in 1985 after immigrating to the US from Italy. Drawing on his proud Italian heritage, he named the company after the explorer Marco Polo. Since the company’s inception, we have worked closely with our suppliers and customers to become one of the leading worldwide distributors of plastic resins. Throughout this tremendous growth, Marco Polo has never lost sight of the keys to our success: our exploratory spirit of always finding ways to improve and our strong relationships with our suppliers and customers.
Chief Executive Officer
As CEO, Marco is responsible for MGI’s long-term strategy and business planning including new ventures and sustainability initiatives, management of key supplier and customer relationships, and talent acquisition. Prior to the formation of MGI, during his 20+ year tenure as CEO and President of MGI’s Marco Polo International (“Marco Polo”) subsidiary, Marco was responsible for driving Marco Polo’s transformation from a small niche distributor to an industry leader with a large global salesforce, diverse product offerings and expansive geographic footprint with customers in over 70 countries. With over 25 years in the plastic resin distribution sector, Marco has unparalleled industry relationships and deep experience successfully navigating the business through a variety of market cycles. Under Marco’s leadership, MGI has continued its path of rapid growth and has also established itself as an industry leader in sustainable solutions. Marco attended Long Island University as well as the executive education program at MIT Sloan in blockchain technology.
Chief Operating Officer
As COO, David is responsible for leading all aspects of MGI’s operations including purchasing, sales, logistics and management of key supplier and customer relationships. With over 20 years of industry experience, David is a highly regarded industry thought leader and operations expert and his market insights are often coveted by senior executives across the petrochemical industry. During his 15+ years with the MGI family of companies, David has helped MGI solidify strong long-term relationships with key industry suppliers, customers, vendors and capital providers.
Prior to joining MGI’s Marco Polo subsidiary in 2006, David held positions as an engineer, senior salesperson and logistics manager at various chemical distributors and compounders. David attended the University of New Hampshire, Durham where he earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering.
Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Craig is responsible for the overall financial management of MGI International and its subsidiaries, including accounting and financial reporting, treasury, tax, risk management and insurance, capital formation and M&A execution. An experienced operational leader with strong domestic and cross border transaction experience, Craig has led his last 3 companies as CFO through key transitions over the past decade. In addition to his role in the formation of MGI International, this includes the sale of BPL Global, an energy technology company, to Danaher and the recapitalization of Silicor Materials, a manufacturer of solar grade silicon.
Prior to his CFO roles, Craig served as an energy and power focused investment banker including as one of the founding partners of Greentech Capital Advisors, a leading investment banking firm focused on sustainable infrastructure that was sold to Nomura, as well as a senior investment banker at Citigroup and Societe Generale. Craig graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with degrees from both the Wharton School of Business and the College of Arts and Sciences.
Executive Vice President
Executive Vice President (EVP), Onishi is responsible for international sales by utilizing the ITOCHU Group global sales network, and sourcing engineering plastics, high performance plastics and sustainable business models/products from Asia/Europe into the North American market.
Prior to joining MGI International, Onishi worked for the ITOCHU Group in the plastics industry for over 30 years including 5 years in Houston, 12 years in Singapore and 4 years in Dusseldorf.
He most recently served as a Director of Chemicals group at ITOCHU Europe as well as a President of ITOCHU Deutschland GmbH during Apr 2018 – March 2022.
Marco Polo Is Your gateway to superior thermoplastics
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To be an integral partner to companies looking for reliable, comprehensive and innovative thermoplastic solutions.
To redefine distribution and become the leading global distributor of thermoplastic solutions.