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AuthorTensar International

DateOct 03 2014

Tensar International has announced a new senior level appointment. Luc Mechelaere has joined the company as Executive Vice President Eastern Hemisphere, providing strategic muscle to support the leadership teams in EMEA, Asia and Russia.

Mechelaere’s background includes over 25 years of experience in building materials, nonwovens, apparel, technical textiles, composites, chemical and glass fiber, and steel cord industries at N.V. Bekaert S.A., Johns Manville and Hoechst AG. His previous positions have included VP & GM of Business Development, VP & GM of Europe Operations, and VP of Innovation.  

“This is a newly created position within the organization that reflects our intent to achieve rapid growth,” explained Don Meltzer, CEO of Tensar Corporation, “Luc’s charter is to find, develop and exploit both organic and inorganic opportunities for growth in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.  He will work closely with his management team to drive growth in the geographic and application markets in which we already participate, while targeting and developing new markets for growth.”

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