FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Board of Directors of Isolatek International is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott J. Schwartz as Isolatek’s new Chief Executive Officer. Scott began in his new role on December 5, 2018, replacing former CEO, Eric Haaijer, who unexpectedly passed away in June of 2018.
Scott comes to Isolatek with an extensive background in Intermediate and Specialty Chemicals, and a proven record of success in executing successful Global Business Strategy. After a year of strong sales, and with Scott’s strategic direction and vision, Isolatek is well positioned for further market growth through new product development and global expansion. To meet growing global demand, Isolatek continues to build on capabilities and strategic relationships in key markets to manufacture and sell passive fire protection solutions.
Schwartz said, “I am extremely excited to be part of this great organization and a member of the executive team. I see great opportunity to capitalize on its strong team, build on the current momentum and accelerate Isolatek’s growth.”
Scott’s previous roles include Regional Business Unit Head for Arkema’s Functional Additives Division with global responsibility for its Glass Coatings business, Regional President for the Thiochemicals Division with global responsibility for their Mercaptan business, and most recently, leading Perstorp’s Specialty and Solutions Division in the Americas.
About Isolatek International
ISOLATEK INTERNATIONAL is the World Leader in ADVANCING PASSIVE FIREPROOFING TECHNOLOGY® for the steel commercial / construction industry, petrochemical facilities and tunnels. Isolatek is the leading single source manufacturer of Commercial, Medium and High Density Spray-Applied Fire Resistive Materials (SFRMs), Intumescent Fire Resistive Materials (IFRMs), Rigid Board and Spray-Applied Acoustical / Thermal products. Isolatek is committed to developing sustainable, environmentally conscious products. Its comprehensive line of fireproofing materials offers exceptional thermal performance, superior durability and ease of application. All products are manufactured and rigorously tested and certified by global agencies to satisfy major model building code requirements, including The International Building Code (IBC).
Isolatek’s extensive network of technical experts, sales representatives, and recognized applicators is unsurpassed in the industry, and available to support project teams in meeting the design challenges and life safety requirements specific to each job. ISOLATEK INTERNATIONAL provides passive fireproofing materials under the CAFCO® and FENDOLITE® trademarks throughout the Americas and under the ISOLATEK® trademark throughout the remainder of the world.
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