Linwood, Pennsylvania - Foamex International Inc. has named David Prilutski executive vice president and chief operating officer, a move which took effect 7 April 2008. Prilutski will report to Jack Johnson, president and chief executive officer of Foamex.
"We are indeed fortunate to bring a strong, proven leader of Dave's calibre to our organisation at a time in which we are implementing and executing our growth strategy," said Jack Johnson, president and chief executive officer of Foamex, in the company's announcement.
Johnson said Prilutzki's "depth of industry knowledge, international experience, versatile operations background, and demonstrated ability to create high performance, team-based work environments, will bring great value to Foamex"
Prilutzki served as Foamex senior vice-president and acting chief financial officer in 2000, when Foamex was in talks to become privately owned.
Prilutski has had a long career with LyondellBasell and predecessor companies, Foamex said. Most recently, from 2006 to 2008, he was president of Lyondell Europe, a $5000-million chemicals business, where he had overall responsibility for the European region plus global P&L responsibility for Lyondell's styrene and toluene isocyanate businesses, with global sales of about $2500 million.