GASTONIA, N.C. — December 12, 2016 — Champion Thread Co. has promoted Jim Lee to the position of Vice President of Business Development. In his expanded role, Lee is responsible for developing growth strategies and leading the expansion of the company’s diverse textile, consumer goods, and industrial markets.
Champion Thread President Matt Poovey said: “We are pleased to acknowledge Jim for the dedication he brings as a valued member of our senior management team. He has been a key contributor to the strong growth we have experienced in recent years and we are confident that his taking on added responsibilities will only accelerate this success.”
“I am honored to play a role in the continued success of Champion Thread,” said Lee. “Over the past 8 years, I have tremendously enjoyed helping expand our business into a broad range of industry verticals and helping our clients achieve measurable improvements through our superior products and industry expertise. I look forward to my new role and all that we can achieve in the coming years.”
Prior to serving Champion Thread for 8 years as Director of Sales and Marketing, Lee enjoyed a 12-year career in textile manufacturing where he engineered and managed processes and purchasing at Springs Global, Galey and Lord, and LaFrance Industries. Jim holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Clemson University and Certifications in Purchasing Management (CPM), Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), and Production and Inventory Management (CPIM).
Posted December 12, 2016
Source: Champion Thread Company