FOUNTAIN INN, S.C., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAATI Americas Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Italy's SAATI Group and a global leader in the advanced materials sector specializing in producing materials used in a wide range of applications from medical to ballistic protection, today announced the appointment of Woody Woodham as Vice President of the company's U.S. Protection Division. Mr. Woodham will play a key leadership role in directing SAATI America's Protection business strategy by driving growth and customer success in the body armor industry.
"Woody comes to SAATI with extensive experience in the advanced woven fiber and composites industry generating sales growth with highly successful companies and is excellent in translating customer needs into winning solutions," said Antoine Mangogna, Global Group CEO and President SAATI Americas Corp. "We are excited to introduce Woody to our customers. His addition to our team is a critical component of SAATI's global corporate strategy and symbolizes our commitment to providing world-class engineered materials and technical support to structural composite and protective armor product manufacturers in the United States."
"SAATI Americas Corp. has grown steadily over the past several years, and I look forward to contributing to the continued expansion of the U.S. Protection Division," Woodham said.
An industry veteran, Mr. Woodham has more than 26 years of experience generating sales growth with successful companies in the advanced woven composite fabrics industry. Prior to joining SAATI, Mr. Woodham held senior positions for Unequal® Technologies Company, a leading provider of supplemental protection technology; Barrday Composite Solutions, a technical leader in the protective, composite and energy markets; and Honeywell Advanced Fibers and Composites.
SAATI is a global advanced textiles and engineered materials company that develops and manufactures products for printing, micro-filtration, light weight protective armor and structural composite applications. The company is currently a leading provider of engineered materials to structural composite and protective armor product manufacturers in Europe. Saati was founded in 1935 and is celebrating its 79th year worldwide, with more than 24 years in the USA. Additional information about the Company and its businesses and products is available at www.saati.com.
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