NEWMARKET, Ontario—AirBoss of America Corp. is making some significant management changes as it prepares to enter 2015.
Tim Toppen, who has served as president for the last year, will become deputy chairman, according to Gren Schoch, chairman and CEO of the firm.
Lisa Swartzman will be promoted to president, replacing Toppen, and have overall responsibility for the company's businesses in rubber compounding, engineered products, defense and automotive parts.
Robert Dodd will become president of AirBoss Rubber Compounding and remains an executive vice president of the company.
Schoch said Toppen has brought invaluable experience to the firm during the last year—a transformative period for the company—and his new role will allow him to focus on special initiatives and key business relationships to continue building AirBoss.