Positioned to Accelerate New Product Development and Innovation
TAMPA BAY, FL. – Aug. 6, 2020 – Madico® Inc., one of the world’s leading manufacturers of innovative window film, coating, metallizing and laminate solutions, announced today a company reorganization designed to accelerate new product development and innovation in the window film and specialty solutions segments.
Jeffrey Plummer, an industry veteran with more than 30 years’ experience, has been named the Senior Vice President and General Manager to lead the global Window Film Division, a core business for Madico for half a century. With P&L responsibility for the business, Jeffrey will manage all window film lines including Madico brands, Sunscape®, Safetyshield®, ClearPlex®, Protekt® and others. In this role, Jeffrey will have responsibility for all sales and distribution including Madico’s nine North American service centers located throughout the U.S. and Canada.
John Storms, who has 23 years industry experience, has been promoted to Vice President & General Manager with P&L responsibility for the Specialty Solutions business unit. The new division includes specialty film custom solutions for OEM’s in a variety of industries including healthcare, aerospace and transportation; Madico’s industry leading on-demand device protection, ProtectionPro®; Safe-Gard® protective face shields and VDI metallized products.
David Kaliser has been hired into a newly created position as Vice President of Marketing and Product Innovation. David most recently was Ingersoll Rand’s North America Marketing Leader for the power tools and lifting businesses. In addition, he has more than 12 years’ experience in the window film industry having worked for Llumar™ in various capacities including General Manager, Marketing Director, and Global Category Director of Architectural Films. He will lead Madico’s marketing and new product development teams.
“We expect this company reorganization to turbocharge our product development processes and drive higher levels of innovation putting Madico in the best possible position for future success,” said Madico CEO Shawn Kitchell. “We’ve had some challenges with the global pandemic, COVID-19, affecting all aspects of our business, but we expect these new strategies to improve our future outlook. During our 117-year history, we built our company on going above and beyond serving our customers, and we will continue to do that.”
About Madico, Inc.
Headquartered in Tampa Bay, Florida, Madico, Inc. innovates, manufactures, and distributes a broad range of protective, functional and decorative materials-based solutions including films, coatings and laminates for various industries worldwide from automotive and architecture to healthcare and aerospace. Since 1903, Madico has pioneered industry-first products with an unrivaled commitment to quality and dedication to its customers. Madico is a fully owned subsidiary of Lintec USA Holdings, Inc. For more information, visit www.madico.com.