Drytac Names New Global CEO

Drytac, an international manufacturer of adhesive-coated products and finishing equipment based in Bristol, United Kingdom, has named Hayden Kelley as its new global CEO.

Kelley is a graduate of Dalhousie University with degrees in economics and international business. His previous roles with the company include as regional sales manager for its western U.S. territory and as vice president of sales and marketing for Drytac Canada.

Along with the title of global CEO, Kelley will retain his role as managing director of Drytac Europe. He takes over the helm of the company from his father, Richard Kelley, the company’s founding chairman and former CEO. Richard Kelley will continue to serve as chairman, leading the board of directors and providing counsel on corporate business strategies. Marc Oosterhuis will remain president of Drytac North America, overseeing strategic operations in the U.S. and Canada.

Drytac’s U.S. headquarters are in Richmond, Virginia.

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