Avi Lawrence named President of Contec, Inc.
Contec, Inc. announces that Avi Lawrence, Chief Financial Officer, has been named the President of the company.
CEO Jack McBride stated that “Avi has been a fabulous addition to our management team. In his three years with the company he has been instrumental in helping the company grow through significant strategic acquisitions, including Sporicidin® International and the Anticon® Products division of Milliken & Company. More importantly, Avi has gained a working knowledge of our products, our markets, and our customer base, which gives him the ability to continue implementing our long-term growth strategy in critical cleaning applications.” Lawrence will continue to manage accounting and financial functions, but will acquire responsibility for Contec’s operating businesses in the cleanroom and surface preparation markets.
A 1996 graduate of Northeastern University, Lawrence has more than 16 years experience in finance, mergers and acquisitions and has been with the company since 2006.
Jack McBride will continue his role as CEO of Contec and will be spending more time focusing on business development and R&D. McBride states, “I believe my biggest contribution to the company comes in the ability to understand potential new markets for our product line as well as new products which will enhance our offering to existing markets. This is an exciting time for Contec. Avi and I have worked well together over the past three years during some challenging times and I look forward to our continued collaboration in growing the company.”
“The Contec brand has tremendous recognition in critical manufacturing environments. Under Jack’s leadership we will continue to grow the brand and develop innovative products. We have a talented and dedicated team who are committed to the future success of the company.” Lawrence states, “I am honored by this appointment and look forward to many more years with Contec.”