Triangle – Lakewood, N.J. – July 19, 2010 – Component Hardware Group, Inc. (CHG), the leading manufacturer of premium PEX plumbing, hardware and specialty products for commercial, foodservice, institutional and healthcare applications, is pleased to announce the appointment of David Kennedy as chief financial officer.
Kennedy comes to CHG with strong international operating experience as well as extensive financial management knowledge. In his new role, Kennedy will be responsible for all financial, administrative, and information technology aspects of the business.
“David has already been extremely helpful in our process improvement efforts as well as providing a whole new level of financial analysis for the constituents within the business” said, CHG President and CEO, Harry Franze. “David’s experience and unique insight will be a valuable addition to our senior management team.”
Prior to joining CHG, Kennedy was the business unit controller for Alcan Rolled Products Division, a Rio Tinto Company. In addition, he has held positions as corporate controller, vice president of finance, chief financial officer as well as president and CEO within the Marmon Group of companies. He began his management career as the operations manager for Zenith Electronics’ Mexican Operations.
Kennedy obtained a bachelor’s degree in Finance as well as a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Iowa.
About Component Hardware Group®, Inc (CHG) CHG is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of premium plumbing and hardware products. The company creates innovative solutions that serve the foodservice, institutional, healthcare and commercial markets in the following brand divisions: Flame Gard® Filters & UL-Fire Rated Access Doors, SANIGUARD®, Keil® Refrigeration Hardware, SaniShower, Encore® Premium Plumbing, Grease Defender, Regal Ride, TOP-LINE, Drain Master and QuikWash. CHG has provided excellence in the plumbing and hardware industry for more than a quarter of a century and, today, remains steadfastly committed to quality, service and innovation.