PROFUSION APPOINTS ALEX WILLIAMSON AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Williamson to Expand Company’s Leadership in Core and Adjacent End Markets
Fairlawn, Ohio, May 8, 2018 – ProFusion Industries, LLC (“ProFusion” or the “Company”), a leading manufacturer and distributor of polymer-based products, announced today that Alex Williamson has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Williamson succeeds Jon Golden, who successfully managed the Company through a carve-out from the RJF International Company. Mr. Golden will serve as Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors and will continue to work with the Company in a consulting role.
Mr. Williamson joins ProFusion with more than 25 years of leadership experience in the industrial manufacturing and distribution sectors, having served most recently as Group President of Myers Industries’ Distribution Segment, a leading international manufacturer of plastics products and specialty moldings.
Robert Strauss, a Board member of ProFusion commented on the appointment, stating, “Alex Williamson is a talented industry veteran with a demonstrated track record of leading organic growth initiatives and optimizing go-to-market strategies. We are excited to have him join the Company as CEO, and we are confident that his expertise and leadership skills make him an excellent fit for ProFusion as the Company enters the next stage in its growth trajectory.”
Mr. Williamson added, “ProFusion has an impeccable reputation for providing its blue-chip customer base with the highest quality product and best-in-class service. I am thrilled to join the Company as CEO, and to build on the Company’s unique capabilities and strong customer relationships. I look forward to working with the team to drive accelerated growth and to maintain ProFusion’s unmatched reputation in the industry.”
Mr. Golden added, “It has been a great source of pride to see ProFusion develop into an industry leader over my 35-year career with the Company. I am confident that under Alex Williamson’s stewardship, ProFusion will reach even greater heights and I look forward to remaining closely involved.”
Mr. Strauss continued, “As President, Jon Golden was critical in establishing ProFusion as a leading independent supplier of specialty films and matting products and positioning the Company for continued growth. The entire Board would like to thank him for his significant efforts and we are pleased to have him join as Chairman of the Board of Directors.”
Prior to his role as the Group President for Myers Industries’ Distribution Segment, Mr. Williamson served as Co-President of Seaman Corporation, a leading independent manufacturer and distributor of industrial coated fabrics. Earlier in his career, Mr. Williamson had leadership roles of increasing responsibility with the B.F. Goodrich Company and Noveon. Mr. Williamson holds an M.B.A. from Case Western Reserve University and a M.A. and a B.S. in Chemistry from the College of William and Mary.
ProFusion Industries is a leading manufacturer and provider of transit and industrial flooring, protective linings, specialty films and custom compounds. With more than 70 years of technological innovation and experience, the Company has a proven history of developing and delivering highly engineered solutions across a wide range of industries from its world-class manufacturing facility in Marietta, Ohio. For further information about ProFusion Industries, please visit: www.profusionindustries.com.
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