INDIANAPOLIS—Charles Braun, president of Custom Rubber Corp. in Cleveland, has concluded his term as president of the Association for Rubber Products Manufacturers' board of directors.
Kirk Bowman, director of research and development at Carlstar Group L.L.C., took over the position beginning 2015. Braun had held the position since 2010.
“Charlie Braun has been instrumental in the creation of ARPM,” Troy Nix, the association's executive director, said in a statement. “His knowledge, vision and guidance has shaped ARPM's foundation as we've established ourselves to provide ARPM members with the strongest return on investment in the marketplace.”
Braun will continue to serve the ARPM as past president for the association that was established in 2010 and now consists of more than 70 members.