Newmarket, Ontario — AirBoss of America Corp. has made some significant management changes, Gren Schoch, chairman and the CEO of the compounding group has announced.
Tim Toppen, who has served as president for the last year, has been named as deputy chairman of the company.
Lisa Swartzman will be promoted to president, replacing Toppen, and have overall responsibility for the company's businesses in rubber compounding, engineered products, defence and automotive parts.
In addition, Robert Dodd will become president of AirBoss Rubber Compounding and remains an executive vice president of the company.
Toppen took over as president of the company in January 2014 having previously served as chairman and CEO of TruVitals Inc. and president and CEO of Veyance Technologies Inc. He continues to serve as chairman of TruVitals.
Swartzman takes over the reigns as president after joining the firm in early 2014 and becoming involved in all executive management aspects of the business.
She has 20 years of experience in manufacturing, distribution and retail with some of Canada's largest companies as well as with mid-market organizations in the US and Canada.