CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PGI has announced today that David Wang has been appointed president, PGI Asia to lead this growing region with a focus on driving market leadership and growth.
Wang brings over 20 years of experience across various disciplines, leading multi-national organizations in China and around the world to the new position leading PGI's efforts toward continued growth and market leadership in the hygiene and healthcare markets.
"David is a proven leader who will play a critical role as we work with our customers to advance and create specialty materials that help make the world safer, cleaner and healthier," said Joel Hackney, chief executive officer of PGI. "His appointment reflects our continued commitment and investment in the region for future growth and innovation as a global industry leader."
Most recently, Wang was the President of Asia for Dover Corporation's Pump Solutions Group, a $9 billion diversified global manufacturer of equipment and specialized systems. In this role, he grew the division more than four times through various strong growth initiatives, developing new business and strengthening the organization. Prior to that, he was the General Manager of Greater China for SPX Corporation, a Fortune 500 multi-industry global business with $6 billion in annual turnover. While at SPX Corporation, Wang won the prestigious "Best General Manager" award in APAC for three consecutive years.
About PGI Specialty Materials, Inc.
PGI Specialty Materials, Inc. is one of the world's leading developer, producer and marketer of specialty materials used in infection prevention, personal care and high-performance solutions. With 23 locations in 14 countries, an employee base of approximately 4,750 employees and the broadest range of process technologies in the nonwoven's industry, PGI is a global supplier to leading consumer and industrial product manufacturers. PGI's manufacturing facilities are strategically located near many key customers. We work closely with them to provide engineered solutions to meet increasing demand for more sophisticated products.
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