NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio-Lauren International Inc. has appointed Kevin E. Gray, a 22-year company veteran, as its CEO.
Gray assumes CEO responsibilities from founder Dale Lauren Foland, who retired in April after 40 years of involvement with the corporation, the company said. Gray previously served as Lauren International president and chief operating officer and president of subsidiaries Edgetech IG and Lauren Manufacturing.
Foland will continue as chairman of the board of the maker of a variety of elastomer products, including standard and custom-designed polymer extrusions, injection-molded parts, silicone and organic sheet, pressure sensitive adhesive systems, warm edge window spacer technologies and fluoroelastomer-based coatings.
In his new role, Gray is positioning the company for significant growth well into the future, Lauren said.