Wilby to lead Argotec
Nov. 1, 2011 – Argotec co-founders Dick Barnes and Steve Wolkenbreit have announced the promotion of Bruce Wilby to chairman of the board and CEO of the corporation. Wilby served previously as president and CEO. In addition, J. Nicholas Filler has been promoted to president and COO. He has served as COO since 2007.
The co-founders noted in their announcement that since they are no
longer involved in the daily operations of the company, this new
alignment allows for full-time representation in these two critically
important positions and will provide the leadership to ensure that
Argotec continues its record of steady growth far into the future.
Both Barnes and Wolkenbreit will remain on the board of
directors and stay involved in the company's long-term strategic
Argotec is a privately held manufacturer of high-performance
polyurethane optical interlayer films and edge protection products used
worldwide in the laminated glass industry. The company also provides
TPU film and sheet to OEMs as well as plastics converters and
fabricators, textile laminators, and adhesive coaters serving the
international automotive, paint and surface protection, medical,
textile, graphics and specialty film markets.